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14 August 2018

ZEE MELA 2018 comes to London

The Zee London Mela comes to Southall Park for the first time in its 16-year history – the epicentre of Europe's oldest Asian community

30 July 2018

Review: WOMAD 2018 - Sunday

Despite the predicted dire weather conditions that thankfully never fully materialised, the final day at WOMAD was blessed with a rainbow and plenty of musical colour

28 July 2018

Review: WOMAD 2018 – Friday

Visa problems and contentious programming decisions fail to put a dampener on the first full day of WOMAD Charlton Park 2018.

12 July 2018

BBC Folk Prom line-up released

Prom 27: Folk Music around Britain and Ireland champions the traditional music of the UK, presenting collaborations with a host of well-known names and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

01 June 2018

Obituary: Kassé Mady Diabaté 1949-2018

Mali has lost one of its greatest singers of all time, Kassé Mady Diabaté, who passed away in Bamako on May 24, aged 69. Lucy Durán writes about the life of a much-loved musician and friend.

23 May 2018

UK premiere of Akram Khan’s XENOS comes to London

Sixteen years after the debut of Akram Khan’s first full-length production (Kaash), the internationally renowned dancer and choreographer brings his latest production – and his final full-length performance as a dancer – to Sadler’s Wells for its UK premiere next week.

05 April 2018

Second wave of WOMAD UK acts

Today WOMAD Charlton Park announced an exciting second wave of acts, adding to an already impressive and eclectic line-up

04 April 2018

Shambala announces line-up

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Last Poets and Nubiyan Twist will perform amidst an impressive line-up at this year’s Shambala Festival, August 23-26

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