0114 266 9532 (ask for Gerry) for
Sheffield - Edale Folk Train information.
Train runs on the fourth Tuesday of each month (not
necessarily the last Tuesday!).
Departure is from Sheffield (platform 2C - a long trek from the station
entrance!) at 7:14pm
and returning on the 9:28pm from Edale.
subject to confirmation but this site will be updated as
tba – to be announced
tbc – to be confirmed
ctp - change to programme
Last update: 1 March 2007
before ringing try
the Folk Train FAQ)
||The Ugly Mug Jug Band
Hailing from Huddersfield way and new to
Train, the UMJB promises to add a new dimension to our musical
It's far too long since Crazy Crow appeared on the Folk Train. In fact
they've gone through a somewhat dormant period but I'm pleased to say
that these Irish music specialists now appear regularly at the Irish
Heartland and are making a welcome return to the Folk Train.
|24 April 2007
|The Down Trodden String Band
A competent outfit from the Bakewell area who originally came together
to accompany Appalachian dance team Well
Heeled. Now they are respected specialists in American Old Time
(We may have a couple of dancers along to liven the proceedings)
|22 May 2007
||Airs and Graces
Sheffield's all-female ceilidh band makes a welcome return. With
melodeon, fiddle, concertina/sax, and percussion expect some
entertainingly good music and a song-or-two as well
|26 June 2007
||Sheffield City Morris Men
I sometimes wonder - organiser's perks aside - whether I'm justified in
bringing back my own motley collection of music-makers, dancers and
singers for this first summer spot, but every year we go down a storm
and there are glowing compliments. Who am I to argue with my public!
|24 July 2007
||Handsworth Sword Dancers (tbc)
One of Sheffield's two historic, traditional sword dance teams (the
other is Grenoside Sword Dancers) but more than a sword dance team -
with some surprises as well!