BIO

During the past decade Causley has been nominated no less than six times for a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, last year he was nominated as “Singer of the Year” at the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, he won the Spiral Earth Singer of the Year award in 2014, presented his own folk music show on BBC Radio Devon and in 2015 he worked with BBC TV historian Dr Sam Willis to create the music for his show ‘Highwaymen, Outlaws and Villains’ and was asked to perform his song about Dartmoor tin mining ‘Pride of the Moor’ on BBC TV’s Countryfile – Dartmoor Special.

Cornish filmmaker Jane Darke made a specially commissioned biographical film about the life of Charles Causley this year (2017) which aired on BBC4 TV on 1st October as part of the Centenary celebrations. The soundtrack to the film was composed entirely by Jim and featured music from his 2013 album ‘Cyprus Well’.

Since the release of his debut album in 2005, Causley’s unique voice and persona have helped him become one of the most well-loved and respected figures of today’s contemporary roots and folk scene.

A prolific collaborator, Causley is hugely admired for his work with iconic groups The Devil’s Interval and Mawkin:Causley as well as playing, touring and recording alongside Waterson:Carthy, John McCusker, Eddie Reader, Graham Coxson, Shirley Collins, Michael Morpurgo, Show of Hands, Kate Rusby, David Rotheray of Beautiful South fame and many more. He was described by Mojo Magazine as “the finest singer of his generation” and they put Forgotten Kingdom in their Top Ten Folk Albums of 2016 list. Westcountry father of folk Geoff Lakeman described Causley as possessing “A voice in a million” in a recent interview in the Western Morning News, some accolade indeed!

“The finest singer of his generation” Mojo Magazine

“A voice in a million” Geoff Lakeman

      

Tour Dates

05/05/2018Everyman TheatreCHELTENHAM
11/05/2018Doncaster Folk FestivalDONCASTER
26/05/2018Fishguard Folk FestivalFISHGUARD
27/05/2018The HawthCRAWLEY
09/06/2018The Tolmen Centre (with Jane Darke)FALMOUTH
05/08/2018Sidmouth FolkWeekSIDMOUTH
15/08/2018Broadstairs Folk WeekBROADSTAIRS
23/08/2018Whitby Folk WeekNORTH YORKSHIRE
08/09/2018Bridport Arts Centre 'The Poetry of Charles Causley’BRIDPORT
15/09/2018Campfire ClubLONDON
21/09/2018Downend Folk ClubBRISTOL
13/10/2018Faversham Folk ClubFAVERSHAM
17/10/2018Red Lion Folk ClubBIRMINGHAM
03/11/2018The Pound Arts CentreCORSHAM
12/12/2018Guildford Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)GUILDFORD
12/12/2018Dorking Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)DORKING
13/12/2018Kings Place (A Causley Christmas)LONDON
14/12/2018The Bower House (A Causley Christmas)MAIDSTONE
16/12/2018Readifolk (A Causley Christmas)READING
17/12/2018Forest Folk (A Causley Christmas)WICKHAM
18/12/2018Great kNight Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)NORTHAMPTON
19/12/2018B-Bar (A Causley Christmas)PLYMOUTH