Steeleye Span

Godfather of Folk Rock

The Godfather of Folk Rock comes to The Apex     Prompted by the 50th anniversary of Fairport Convention, Ashley Hutchings has put together a new and entertaining words-and-music show which covers the beginning and early years of the group. Ashley, AKA ‘The Guvnor’, was a founding member of three of the most noteworthy English folk-rock …

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Julian Littman

Interviewing Steeleye Span’s guitarist, Julian Littman was, for me, an opportunity to reacquaint myself with a band that had introduced me to progressive folk in the 1970s. It also afforded me the excuse to listen to their 2013 Album Wintersmith which until now I hadn’t quite gotten around to. Suffice to say, this timeless band …

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Gigspanner at Glemham

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner started their recent UK tour with a house concert in the beautiful surroundings of Glemham Hall in Suffolk. It was the first time, as a photographer, I have photographed a gig alongside an artist, Malcolm Cudmore. His job being to catch the event in sketch. That possibly sums up productions by FolkEast …

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