Links of Interest
- Folkworks - The Sage Gateshead's Folkworks programme of traditional music, song and dance.
- Sage Gateshead - Gateshead's international home for music and musical discovery for the North East of England.
- fRoots - The essential folk, roots and world music guide.
- Living Tradition - Magazine for folk, traditional and Celtic music in the UK and Ireland.
- ICA - International Concertina Association - All things Concertina - players, makers etc
- Northumbrian Pipers Society - The indigenous bagpipes of the North-East of England
- EFDSS - English Folk Dance & Song Society - Alistair is board member
- Free Reed Records & Music - Folk music record label.
- Free Reed: The History of the Concertina - Extensive history by the Journal of the
- Kathryn Tickell - Northumbrian piper and fiddler who recently took over from Alistair as Artistic Director of Folkworks.
- Richard Thompson - Amazing song writer, guitarist and all round great guy.
- John Tams - Winner of several BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
- Martin Simpson - One of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world.
- Dan Walsh - The UK's finest clawhammer banjo player.
- Karen Tweed - 72 bass Pigini piano accordion player.
- Graeme Peacock - Many thanks for this photographer's images of North East England used in the artwork for this website.
- Eamon McCabe - The awarding-winning picture editor of The Guardian newspaper has returned to full-time photography.