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For Folk in and around Yorkshire
Tuesday, 11 December 2018

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Tykes’ is a quarterly print magazine about folk music, song and dance. It covers Yorkshire and surrounds, and is read by people as far afield as the US and Australia; even by one or two in Lancashire! You can find out more about Tykes’ and its history by entering Tykes’ Towers.

Autumn issue cover

Tykes´ News Autumn Issue

Welcome to Autumn as we become misty-eyed and mellow over the fruitfulness of Tykes´ News.

Scattered throughout the mag you'll find various articles and pages linked to 11/11/1918 - a day that was supposed 'to end all wars'. We know now that was a cruel and ironic hope. We, being a folk music magazine, have concentrated on the folk releases in that year and on the significant anniversaries from 1914 to 1918, while trying to paint a picture of the folk-doings in the trenches and on the home front.



Music Pages

Obituary: Simon Heginbotham

We bid a sad farewell to 'Saltaire Simon' in this 'Not An Obituary'! One of that band of unsung event organisers who provide a living for folk professionals and a loving for folk aficionados.

Review Section

Massive Yorkshire presence in the review section this issue.

About Tykes News

Copy Dates

SPRING:20th January
SUMMER:20th April
AUTUMN:20th July
WINTER:20th October

Periods Covered...
SPRING:Mar /Apr /May
SUMMER:June /July /Aug
AUTUMN:Sept /Oct /Nov
WINTER:Dec /Jan /Feb


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Useful Stuff at YFA

Yorkshire Folk Arts
Here's a link to YFA's all encompassing folk directory. Hundreds of festivals, song and dance venues in an easy to browse format. Yorkshire Folk Arts


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