Filk Music in the UK

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

Recent news

2015 Sams Awards

Presented at Con27ilkin:
Best Serious: Middle Ages by Playing Rapunzel
Best Silly: This Dalek needs a Ramp by Liz Crook
At con performance: Clare Goodall's History of the Trojan War
Filk Gold: FEED ME! by Colin Fine

Callitechnicon 2

Marilisa will be running another afternoon of filking at Mich's place in East London on Saturday 28th March postponed - details to follow.
Please contact her for details, or email me: rafe (at) (

Tomorrow's Songs Today

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

European Filk Conventions

DFDF - Das Frühlingsfest der Filksmusik, Germany, 5th–7th June 2015.
Guest of honour Daniela Festi.

HalswayCon 2015: the weekend of Friday evening 28th to Monday morning 31st August 2015.
At Halsway Manor, Somerset.
Membership is now open. Please contact Annie for details.

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

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).