Welcome to the Digital Folk Project!

If you’ve found yourself here you’re probably interested in all things folk, or digital, or both, and that is great because we want to hear from you…

While the project team are busy squirreling away with fieldwork and research, you can keep up to date with everything that is going on here. There will be blog posts to follow, as well as Twitter and Facebook to explore. Through this website you can also get to know the project team, find out what is being researched and why, and there are also some handy FAQs to explain some of the trickier aspects of the project.

But as we all know, life is not all one way! Please let us know what you think on social media, share stuff with your friends, fill out our survey and get involved!



The Digital Folk Survey is here!!!!

If you’d like to contribute to the project please take ten minutes (pour a cuppa, take your time) to complete the Digital Folk Survey; the more responses we get the richer and more varied our findings will be – and more realistic! We don’t care what sort of folk you participate in, if you usually ‘do digital’, if your from somewhere else or if you play, watch, dance, listen or write. You can find the online survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/digitalfolk




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