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Real World at the Folk Awards

It's just a few days to go now until the 16th annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards takes place at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, hosted by Mark Radcliffe and Julie Fowlis. The show starts at... more »
17th Apr

'Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow' out today

The new album 'Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow' from Bristol four-piece Spiro is released today. Recorded at Real World Studios, Jane Harbour (violin/viola), Jon Hunt (acoustic guitar/cello),... more »
13th Apr, 10:41am

The Gloaming LP Now Available

Following what has been an incredible year for The Gloaming, we're delighted to now be able to offer the album on vinyl. You can pre-order the LP now , which will be release on 20 April 2015.... more »
2nd Apr, 12:36pm

Ayub Ogada track in new IDLO film

Real World Records​ artist Ayub Ogada​'s track 'Ondiek' is featured in Kabir Dhanji: Darkness into Light, a short film produced by the International Development Law Organization - IDLO​.... more »
26th Mar, 11:21am

John Metcalfe 'The Appearance of Colour'...

"This is my most rigorous album to date. It's music of big contrasts but sonically unified with the intention to create a complete album with an intense emotional arc." - John Metcalfe... more »
23rd Mar, 12:27pm

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Radio 2 Folk Awards - Wales Millennium… more »


Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea,… more »


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