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

30/11/2019Rhos-y-Gilwen Mansion (A Causley Christmas)CARDIGAN
01/12/2019Nailsea Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)NAILSEA
02/12/2019Colchester Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)COLCHESTER
03/12/2019Good Intent Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)ROCHESTER
04/12/2019Red Lion Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)BIRMINGHAM
05/12/2019Nuneaton Library & Information Centre (A Causley Christmas)NUNEATON
06/12/2019Heart of DevonCREDITON
09/12/2019Croydon Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)CROYDON
11/12/2019Cecil Sharp House (A Causley Christmas)LONDON
12/12/2019The Carole Nash Hall (A Causley Christmas)MANCHESTER
13/12/2019The Ram Folk Club (A Causley Christmas)SURREY
30/01/2020The AcornPENZANCE
27/02/2020Stafford Folk ClubSTAFFORD