Folklife, publishers, in print & online

Folklife are a non-profit group of volunteers. Read our publications free online ! They are on this site, which is Folklife West,
and, on our other websites ~ 
Folklife Traditions Journal  and   Folklife's Directory.
  • Brief details below; more details on About.
  • Websites, so no social-media-style sign-up required to read our websites! ~ read on !
  • You have to be a Member,  to send folk news for Folklife West print magazine, or folk news Updates
  • You don't have to be a Member, to send us listings for online Directory, or Directory Updates
  • Just £9 a year Membership & you get PDFs of magazines sent via WeTransfer, or £21 UK for posted magazines
  • You get 3 Folklife West plus 2 Journals, per year. Bargain!
  • See  foot of page for details
June 2024: new web-host, WebMate, so a completely revised website.  
. . . sadly on phones, our A4-size print-page copies become too small to read; images will give you a general idea, & you can always buy FW !
Your comments welcome, bearing in mind that we are print editors (always looking for Web-knowledgable volunteers...)
Folklife West ~
Members' folk news
Print, or PDF*; & copied online. This site, Folklife West
* Paid-for PDFs are emailed to you via WeTransfer.
Folklife Traditions Journal ~ research
Print; & copied online,
free PDF downloads from website. Separate site,
Folklife's Directory
Online only.  Separate site,
Free entries! with live links. Includes Zoom sessions.

3 websites: note
We would like to add the Journal and Directory sites to this site, but this may take quite a while.
Folk  What's On
Print, & copied online, free PDF download from webpage 🄵🅆 Folk What's On.
Simply the FW adverts.
For more details about these Folklife publications, please see About webpage. 
For more about membership, adverts, sales discounts for more than 1, please see Info webpage.
  • FOLKLIFE WEST: Correspondents listed on Folklife West page
  • JOURNAL contributors: see
  • Editors: Eleanor & Sam Simmons; all Admin: Sam.
  • Text Editor (Members' news websites/word limits): David Harley.
  • Web advice: Paul Clarke, to July 2023, so a volunteer welcome.
  • Zoom listings: Paul Clarke, to July 2023, so a volunteer welcome.
  • Illustrations, Logos: Chris Beaumont, Chris Stewart, John Crane.
  • Photographs: Eden Tanner, Colin Davies.
  • We thank our team, we are all unpaid Volunteers ~ more welcome!