Filk Music in the UK

Information on and history of filk music, filkers, and filk conventions in the UK.

Recent news

Pegasus Awards Ballot is online

The 2015 Pegasus Awards Final Ballot is online.
Listen to clips of the nominees here.

Train strike may affect Halsway travel

It looks like there will be a strike on First Great Western on the Monday when people are returning from Halsway.
FGW Status update
One possible alternative is National Express Coaches.

The London Tube strikes have been suspended.


No news of anything for October.

Tomorrow's Songs Today

Gary McGath's history of filk is available for free download

European Filk Conventions

HalswayCon 2015: the weekend of Friday evening 28th to Monday morning 31st August 2015.
At Halsway Manor, Somerset.
Membership is closed - they're full up.

FilkCONtinental, Germany, 2nd-4th October 2015.
GoH: Tim Griffin (USA), Special Guest: The Crooklets(UK)
Registration has closed.

UK Filkcon 2016: Con2bil8 (Con-Two-Bill-Eight), Marks Tey near Colchester, 6th to 8th February 2015.
UK guest Piers Cawley
International guest Stone Dragons (Tom & Sue Jeffers).

DFDF - Das Frühlingsfest der Filksmusik, Germany: 6th to 8th May 2016.
Guests Kirstin & Volker Tanger.