The Graeme Miles Bursary is now in its third year, set-up to support young artists from the North East. This year’s recipient has just been announced as Alasdair Paul, who was chosen by a selection panel including Adrian McNally and Rachel Unthank from The Unthanks.
Pons Aelius are set to deliver their debut album Captain Glen’s Comfort on 8 September. Bold arrangements and a rich and vibrant blend of traditional and contemporary folk music of Britain make them a must see band. Catch them at Bath Folk Festival next week.