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Album launch 30th July 2011 at Warwick Festival

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Two new dates in the diary for December. Spalding Folk Club and Grand Union Folk Club (Barrow on Soar)

-- <29/01/2014

New date in for the South Downs Folk Festival.

-- <15/12/2013

3 new dates, including South Brent Folk Festival, and 2 of our favourite pubs, the Bell in Bath, and The Square and Compass, Worth Matravers. Bring your best liver.

-- <06/11/2013

A few new dates for next year, but we're just on a quiet time while Lucy finishes her PhD.

-- <01/10/2013

A new date for Clydesdale Folk club has gone in, and we're really looking forward to our mini tour this weekend. We're at Guisborough, IVFDF, Aslackby, and the Green Note in Camden.

-- <01/03/2013

New gigs for the Bell in Bath, and the Newhampton folk club are up, plus contact details for the Aslackby gig in March. Had a great photoshoot with Elly Lucas yesterday for the forthcoming new album!

-- <13/02/2013

We've put a gig at Dartford folk club in, and have spent a week recording the first stage of our next album. We're delighted with it so far, and can't wait to carry on! Watch this space.

-- <21/01/2013

New date in early next year for the Davy Lamp folk club in Washington. We're also making progress towards recording our second full album, and we'll let you know about that as soon as we confirm the details!

-- <17/11/2012

New festivals up and booked for next year include Chippenham, Gate to Southwell and Festival at the Edge!

Our booking for Bury Met this week has moved from the 26th to the 27th, owing to a contracting error on their part. Anyone with a ticket for the wrong event should talk to the Met for a transfer or refund.

-- <25/10/2012

Had a great time at Bromyard, and have now added a date for the Lyceum club in Newport.

Also! Bright Young Folk have published this...

-- <14/09/2012

Towersey was fantastic. What a privilege to open for Nic Jones! Bromyard next week. Should be a new date for Ely going in soon too.

-- <03/09/2012>

Had a great time at Cambridge Folk Festival. What a wonderful event! We've also got new gigs in for Bacca Pipes in Keighley, Montrose Folk Club and a rescheduled date for Cottingham Live.

-- <29/07/2012>

Now booked for Grayshott and Chester folk clubs. Meanwhile, Ely was a fantastic weekend for us! Great festival.

-- <20/07/2012>

New gigs in for Lymm and Pontardawe!

-- <21/05/2012>

Several new gigs in, including Otley Folk Festival and IVFDF!

-- <03/05/2012>

Couple of new gigs up, including a September concert in Whitworth and a new festival in Belper next April.

-- <21/04/2012>

Delighted to have been rebooked for the Douglasdale Folk Festival, and doubly so to have made the spotlight England longlist for Celtic Connections!

-- <31/03/2012>

Loads of new gigs, including confirmation of our spot at Cambridge and a bunch of new folk clubs! Cor!

-- <20/03/2012>

Confirmed for a new gig at Conwy Folk Club on the 14th May, and tonight we're helping launch a new folk club at Dulcimer in Chorlton, alongside our good friends Gren Bartley and Julia Disney!

-- <22/02/2012>

We're confirmed for Cambridge folk festival! It's an amazing lineup and a privilige to be there. Can't believe we're on the same bill as Nic Jones!

-- <16/02/2012>

Our live session for BBC Radio 3's World on 3 programme, due for broadcast on the 27th of Jan is featured in today's Daily Mail pick of the radio! 4 stars - woohoo! :-)

-- <21/01/2012>

We made a film of the handweaver and the Factory Maid! You'll find it in the 'What We Do' section (select it from the menu on the left ;-). The rather excellent Cristian Barnett filmed and produced for us.

-- <15/1/2012>

We need your help! If you liked Wayside Courtesies, please vote for us for the Spiral Earth Awards 2012: Vote For Best Debut Album.

-- <1/1/2012>

We've won the FATEA Tradition award 2011! Have a look here: FATEA 2011 Awards.

-- <1/1/2012>

We've been named as one of the UK's most prolific acts according to PRS: Have a look at this article!

-- <21/12/2011>

Have a listen on BBC Radio 2 on Wednesday 22nd December from 7pm - Mike Harding is giving some air to the Magic Christmas Tree Single!

-- <20/12/2011>

We've been nominated for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Horizon Award! Wow! Have a look here for the nominees....

-- <16/11/2011>

Some lovely airplay from BBC Lancashire's Fylde Special show: about 25 mins in, here.

-- <25/08/2011>

A wonderful interview with Mike Harding on Radio 2! Have a listen here: Mike Harding interviews Pilgrims' Way

-- <21/07/2011>

Looking forward to Mike Harding's show on the 20th, and Stockport's Pure Radio is playing "Martinmas Time" tonight from 11pm!

-- <15/07/2011>

Our debut album "Wayside Courtesies" is officially released! - Grab your copy now!

-- <11/07/2011

Have a listen to Lucy's interview with Sue Marchant, BBC East: about 1:15 , talking about the background of the band and her Jews Harp playing.

-- <05/07/2011>

Lots of airplay: BBC Radio 2: about 7 mins in, BBC Radio 3 World on 3, Sheffield Live: Thank Goodness It's Folk. Go have a listen if you fancy!, or keep an ear out on Sunday for Johnny Coppin's show on BBC Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire!

-- 24/06/2011

Radio 2, 7pm tonight ... Keep an ear out :-)

-- 22/06/2011

Catch a track from the new Album on World on Three, Radio 3 this Friday! Programme Website

-- 14/06/2011

Had a great tour - thanks to all those who came for Southwell, Gower, Wimbourne and Bath!

-- 14/06/2011

Off to Shepley Festival this weekend, we're performing on Friday night, and Sunday Lunchtime, and we will have our new album with us!

-- 20/05/2011

Had a great time at Holmfirth Festival this weekend - thanks to all those who came and made it special!

-- 09/05/2011

More excellent airplay from Late Junction, two tracks!: Listen again here

-- 20/04/2011

Some lovely airplay on Late Junction with Fiona Talkinton!: Listen again here about 33 mins in.

-- 30/03/2011

Catch us LIVE on BBC Radio Leeds this sunday night from 8pm! The Durbervilles Roots Show

-- 16/03/2011

Lots of airplay coming up - Stockport's Pure Radio on the 25th, the FolkCast podcast here, and BBC Radio Gloucestershire (listen again here).

-- 15/03/2011

Last night's live session was great - Thanks to everyone at BBC Radio Lancashire! You can listen again here

-- 04/03/2011

Listen again to what Mike Harding had to say about us here

-- 03/03/2011

Tonight, (02/03/2011) Mike Harding is playing one of our tracks on his BBC2 programme (time: 1900-2000) ! Please do tune in and have a listen, we'll post a "Listen Again" details asap.

-- 02/03/2011

We'll be doing a live session on BBC Radio Lancashire on Thursday March 3rd 2011. If you're in the area, please give us a listen. For those of you not lucky enough to live in the North West we'll post "Listen again" details asap.

-- 22/02/2011

Pilgrims' Way were played on BBC Manchester's BBC Introducing show, when presenter Sam Walker played "The Handweaver and the Factory Maid".
You can listen to it for the next seven days at about 1hr 5 mins in Here

-- 21/02/2011

A lovely review from Mike Harding - for full details see the review section here "Pilgrims' Way are the real deal"

-- 21/02/2011

New EP review from Spiral Earth - for full details see the review section here "it's obvious why any festival would want them on their stage"

-- 21/02/2011

We had a brilliant time at Cheltenham Folk Festival - our first ever - and ended up on the mainstage on Sunday lunchtime! Thanks to everyone who came to see us! We can't wait for the next one..

-- 12-13/02/2011