Copper Family Centenary Celebration

On January 24, Fay took part in a day-long celebration at Cecil Sharp House to commemorate the legendary contribution that Bob Copper made to folk music. She performed alongside Jon Boden and Neil McSweeney as part of the Bootleg YT. See EFDSS’ webpage for more information.

Inspiration Track

Fay was nominated, as part of Inspiration and Co., for being one of the University of Sheffield’s most inspirational teacher, researcher and lecturer. In conjunction with this and the University’s Festival of the Mind, she worked with Sheffield-based producer Andy Bell and musician and folk singer Jon Boden to create a piece of music, which in her […]

TEDx Talk

Fay delivered a talk at a local TEDx event that discusses the Full English archive and its relevance for wider society.


Fay’s first publication discussing participation in English folk singing sessions is now available in Ian Russell and Catherine Ingram’s ‘Taking Part in Music’ Published by the newly launched Aberdeen University Press.

Hurricane Party Live on World on 3

Fay Hield and the Hurricane Party will be chatting and playing live on World on 3, BBC Radio Three on Friday 28th March. Listen live at 11pm or click hereto listenon the IPlayer.