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Bella Hardy, With the Dawn, review: 'a bold statement'

2488 days ago
The TelegraphThe Derbyshire folk musician bombastically breaks back into the 21st century with this brass and banjo-driven album, says Helen Brown more info

Bella Hardy sings for the First World War forgotten

2651 days ago
The TelegraphSongs for the Voiceless, an album about World War 1, was an inspiring project, says folk musician Bella Hardy more info

Elizabethan Session: history woven into modern folk

2853 days ago
The TelegraphThe Elizabethan Session, featuring eight musicians including Martin Simpson, Bella Hardy and Nancy Kerr, is an exciting project to create new music inspired by the Elizabethan era     more info

Bella Hardy make folk’s aristocracy party like it’s 1599 in country retreat

2867 days ago
The IndependentBella Hardy is one of the hottest properties in folk music, winning the industry’s top solo award last month. But her next project is eccentric even by the genre’s standards: repairing to a country idyll for a week with seven other musicians to c... more info

Bella Hardy wins Folk Singer of the Year award

2890 days ago
The TelegraphSinger-songwriter Bella Hardy wins the top award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, on a night when folk music paid tribute to Pete Seeger     more info

Bella Hardy: The Dark Peak and the White – review

3526 days ago
Guardian Music(Noe)Two folk celebrities collaborate on a low-key project with help from the Peak District National Park's Sustainable Development Fund. Bella Hardy lives and was brought up in the Peak District, and this is a collection of new settings for songs t... more info

Little Edale punches above its weight in the worlds of music and books

3529 days ago
Guardian MusicSinging, writing and all those walkers marching off up Grindsbrook Clough. Maybe the hamlet will produce a ballet next. Or a mural. Or an epic filmSmall but beautiful Edale in the Peak District is making its cultural mark, with successes in the world... more info

June Tabor triumphs at BBC Radio 2 Folk awards

3632 days ago
Guardian MusicVeterans dominate this year as June Tabor and Oysterband win four prizes, including best album and folk singer of the yearBritish folk has enjoyed an exciting resurgence during the last few years, owing to younger artists brimming with energy and ima... more info

The Great Folk Jukebox – review

3908 days ago
Guardian MusicRoyal Festival Hall, LondonOn 1 June 1951, the folklorist AL Lloyd organised an evening at St Pancras Town Hall in London, as a contribution to the Festival of Britain. The Singing Englishmen concert featured the Workers Music Association Choir and a... more info

Good Folk for Good Folks (streams)

3932 days ago
Totally FuzzyBella Hardy - Songs Lost & Stolen The folk scene has always been a home for singer-songwriters, so it's perhaps only to be expected that our best young traditional singers should also want to write their own material. Recent results have been mixe... more info

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