Join us for the 1st heat of the 2019-2020 John Birmingham Cup – Folk Songwriting Competition, hosted by Folk 3D
This ever-popular event costs £5 to enter, but is free to all those watching and supporting.
We’re delighted that Jo Freya and Nick Hart join us as judges this year.
You can find the poster, rules, and an application form on the links below…
Please note that the competition is in a new venue this year – in The Dog & Moon on Sadlergate.
Although the event shows an “end time”, it will start at 1.45pm, and then the actual finishing time will be determined by the number of entries!
About the artists
- Folk 3D create exciting and innovative Folk Arts programmes with schools and communities. They work with people of all ages and abilities across the UK to connect with local and national culture. Folk 3D is an artists’ collaborative with skills in dance, music, song, drama, visual arts and crafts, early years, community development, family learning, […]
- Nick Hart is a folk singer deeply rooted in the English tradition. Raised in a family of morris dancers, Nick played instrumental music for many years before discovering his passion for traditional song. Whilst studying for an ethnomusicology degree, he began to explore the large body of recordings of traditional singers from the second half […]