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Mardles.org website took over from Mardles print magazine which ceased publication in January 2018. The aim of the website is to share information about folk music and dance in East Anglia and to support folk events in the area. This will include keeping an up-to-date website, maintaining regular contact with subscribers, and organizing folk events as finances allow. We are a non-profit-making organization.

Here's what we do

Our What’s On section lists folk music and dance events in East Anglia.

If you’d like your event publicised, send information to Sue Lawrence   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We review East Anglian folk events and recordings by East Anglian musicians
Send reviews of local CDs, videos or events to Simon Haines This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We provide support for groups wishing to organise folk events, workshops etc.
To date we have supported a ceilidh for Suffolk schools, a Melodeon workshop in Norwich and a Fiddle workshop in Stapleford
If you have an idea for an event or workshop you’d like us to support, contact Jill Parson or Val   Haines, c/o This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Morris and Molly section includes listings and articles and great photos.
Send information for inclusion to Dave Evans (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

We include advertisements for local and national folk events and businesses
If you’d like to advertise your event or business, please check this page or contact Simon Haines This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We send out occasional Mailchimp newsletters to subscribers to the website, drawing attention to special events in the area or articles on the website. 

The Mardles.org steering group comprises Dave Evans, Simon Haines, Val Haines, John Heaser, Sue Lawrence, Jill Parson, Mike Rudge, Peter Rushmer

We welcome any folk-related contributions or comments. Please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Disclaimer

We take great care to ensure that the contents of all parts of the website are accurate. However, we accept no liability for any mistakes or misprints that appear. The views and opinions expressed in articles are those of the individual authors and do not reflect the opinions of the editor or any of the Mardles team.

We invite everyone with an interest in Folk Music and Dance to submit articles, reviews and event listings.  Please see Contact Us if you would like to contribute.

If you become a Subscriber, you will receive an occasional Mail Chimp newsletter drawing your attention to events, for example workshops in our area.

Who's who in Mardles.org

Person Role in Mardles bio notes
Simon Haines Website editor / Advertising Runs Hadleigh Folk & Acoustic Music Nights; plays in Rosewood
John Heaser Web site assistance Helps to run Norfolk Ceilidhs
David Evans Morris On! co-writer with Gill Brett Dances with Hageneth Morris and Old Glory Molly Dancers and Musicians Gill dances with Haughley Hoofers
Jill Parson Workshops Dance caller & Member of Barley Brigg Morris and Golden Star Morris
Val Haines Workshops / Reviews Plays in Bof! & The Hosepipe Band
Mike Rudge Treasurer Plays fiddle with Cambridge Contra
Peter Rushmer Workshops Former Norfolk Folk Association Chair and co-founder of The Keel Band & Threescore
Sue Lawrence  Listings & Diary Plays for Haughley Hoofers NW Clog Morris and Hoxon Hundred Morris