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Folk on Foot
Folk on Foot
Matthew Bannister

“Modest people, playing gorgeous music, speaking articulately about areas they love. Fabulously calming” – one listener’s description of this multi-award-winning podcast in... more

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Official Folk Albums Chart Show—9th April 2024

Matthew Bannister’s guests on this month’s Official Folk Albums Chart Show are Grace Petrie talking about the inspiration behind her... more

09 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Bonus Episode: The Outdoors Fix with Matthew Bannister

A chance to hear one of our favourite podcasts: The Outdoors Fix, presented by hiker and journalist Liv Bolton and... more

25 Mar 2024 · 37 minutes
Malin Lewis on Eilean Shona

The trans pipe and fiddle player Malin Lewis grew up on a magical island off the West coast of Scotland.... more

15 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Bonus Episode: Joe Boyd and John Wood in conversation at Cecil Sharp House

Joe Boyd and John Wood were the producer and sound engineer behind some of the greatest folk rock albums of... more

27 Feb 2024 · 53 minutes
TRÚ on the Mountains of Mourne

Come with us to the glorious Mountains of Mourne in Northern Ireland to meet the band TRÚ. Taking their name... more

16 Feb 2024 · 50 minutes
Sandra Kerr (and Nancy Kerr) in Warkworth

The beloved baggy cloth cat Bagpuss is fifty years old in 2024. We celebrate his birthday by visiting Sandra Kerr... more

19 Jan 2024 · 59 minutes
The Plygain Carols with Gwilym Bowen Rhys, Owen Shiers and the singers of Mallwyd

This year’s seasonal episode takes us to the village of Mallwyd in mid Wales to join the ancient tradition of... more

15 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
Katie Spencer at Spurn Point

Come to “The Edge of the Land” with the wonderful singer, songwriter and guitarist Katie Spencer. She was born and... more

17 Nov 2023 · 45 minutes
Jon Wilks in Birmingham

Jon Wilks is singlehandedly bringing folk music to a wider audience, through his excellent TradFolk website and Old Songs Podcast... more

12 Oct 2023 · 57 minutes
Fiona Soe Paing in Aberdeenshire

When the Scottish Burmese sound artist Fiona Soe Paing discovered that one of her ancestors was a traditional singer, she... more

14 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
Folk on Foot
Official Folk Albums Chart Show—9th April 2024
Folk on Foot