Author Archives: Carys
Back in 2012 I read that Duncan Lunan had written a book about the Green Children of Woolpit but hadn’t been able to find any folk songs about them. As one of my songs, Child of Green, is about exactly that subject* I got in touch and, to shorten what is a long (though fairly … Continue reading
This morning I’ve finally got around to a long-overdue addition to this site and added a band page with links to Celandine and Freyja’s Fire, both of which I perform with on a regular basis.
Tim Moon’s Bradford radio show “Folk Us” on which I was Monday’s guest can be heard on listen again here. I’m featured from about 15 minutes in and it’s available for 50 days after the original broadcast which means you have until…ooh, about the end of June to listen!
…can one actually ‘appear’ on the radio? I could perhaps have written ‘hearing’ but that might have sounded like I was in trouble! Anyway, I received a message a couple of hours ago asking if I was in this evening to chat with Tim Moon on his BCB Radio “Folk Us” show. I said yes, … Continue reading
The new CD “Take the Money and Run” by instrumental rock/electronic/chill out band Code Indigo is now available, and I’m featured on two of the tracks. The word “instrumental” has confused a few of my friends who have only ever heard me sing music that has words attached, and this is probably about as far … Continue reading
Folkspot radio, in association with the Folkstock Arts Foundation, have just announced the shortlist of acts, from whom one will be chosen to open for Dave Swarbrick and Said the Maiden at Great Massingham on 12th April – and Celandine are on the shortlist! We, along with the rest of the shortlisted acts will be … Continue reading
On Friday 21st March I will be singing at the Henley Folk Night with Rosemary as the duo Celandine. There are usually somewhere between eight and ten acts and the music starts at 8pm. Venue details are here – hope to see you there!
Carys discovered at the age of sixteen that the only thing she really wanted to do with her life was sing. Twenty (plus!) years on, she still hasn’t changed her mind. She’s a classically-trained singer from Suffolk who first discovered the delights of folk music around a dozen years ago. At that time she was … Continue reading