Folk in the media

Little or no folk music on BBCTV (except in Scotland!) Some folk music on Sky Arts 2, RTE, TG4 (ROI)and ALBA.(For those with Sky!)
Radio programmes listed below:(Ange Hardy has a comprehensive list of folk radio stations Here)

  • BBC Radio Gloucestershire
  • AM 1413, FM 104.7 (Glos) 95.0 (Stroud) 95.8 (Cirencester) Renowned Gloucestershire singer-songwriter Johnny Coppin (also Glos Folk Hon.President) with his acoustic music show. Saturdays 5.30 - 6.05pm 9,000 listeners a week on-line!

  • BBC Radio Shropshire
  • FM 90.0 (Church Stretton) 96.95 (Ludlow) 104.1 (Clun) Sunday folk 6 - 8pm, networked Stoke, presenter Genevieve Tudor.  

  • BBC Radio 2
  • FM 88-90.2 Wednesdays 8pm, presenter Mark Ratcliffe,

  • BBC Radio 3 FM

    FM 90.2-92.4 Mon-Thur 11-12:30pm, presenters Max Reinhart, Verity Sharp, Fiona Talkington (among others)has very occasional folk items. Saturdays 11:00-11:30pm Mixing It Sundays 11:15-12:00pm World Routes

  • Folk Show with Kevin O'Flaherty on Radio Winchcombe Every Monday 7 - 8pm

  • GlosTrad Folk Radio Podcasts inspired by the GlosTrad archive. Looking at the tradition of music and song in the county. Broadcast monthly – at the beginning of each month. Available via iTunes, Stretcher, Soundcloud, Mixcloud and directly from the website.


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