- Instrument Makers
- Mike Gilpin
Maker and player of fine Hurdy Gurdies. A good teacher and
friend with an extraordinary knowledge of French tunes.
- Helmut Gotschy
Hurdy Gurdy maker based in Germany. Helmut makes a wide range
of affordable Hurdy Gurdies, including Ruth's instrument, which
is a Phoenix.
- Renegade Rhythms
Ruth's bodhrán was made by Mog in 1997. Mog also makes a wide
range of other percussion instruments.
- Julian Goodacre
Excellent pipemaker based in Scotland. Ferris’s Leicestershire
and Cornish pipes were made by Julian.
- Events, Clubs and Festivals
- Acoustic Routes
Acoustic club based in Cambridge.
- Barnet Folk Club
A friendly club at which we have had the pleasure to play several times.
- Cambridge Folk Club
Now based in The Golden Hind, Milton Road, Cambridge, this club continues to thrive.
- Hitchin Folk Club
Winner of the 2005 BBC Folk Awards Best Folk Club, and deservedly so.
- Ely Folk Club
This is the website for the Folk Club which Ruth runs.
- Ely Folk Festival
The website for the annual Ely Folk Festival with which
Ruth has been involved in one way or another for many years...
- The Milkmaid Folk Club
Having travelled around much of East Anglia, the Milkmaid is now resident
in Bury St Edmunds.
- Musicians, Bands, etc.
- Nuada on Facebook
Please come and be our friends on Facebook.
- Nuada on MySpace
This is our Myspace page.
An American musician with the same name. His music is very
different from ours - electronic and ambient sounds.
- Show of Hands
Ruth’s favourite band!
- Last Night’s Fun
Another favourite band.
- Other Sites of Interest
- Ferris’s website
As well as being a very talented musician, our Ferris is a fully qualified complementary
- Birnam CD
The people who are producing our latest CD, Court The Sun. Excellent service
and very helpful in all aspects of CD production and design.
- Radio Britfolk
The best of songs, tunes and stories, ancient and modern, from all the
British islands, 24 hours a day.
- Banburyshire Brolly
Podcast radio station - well worth a visit! You may even hear us there...
As well as music, Ruth enjoys acting. This is the
Amateur Dramatics group to which she belongs.
Lighting, sound and pyrotechnics for all occasions.
- The Band Agency
Lots of information on local bands of many genres, CD reviews, etc.
- Sounds Good Music
A great music shop specialising in non-mainstream music.
Nuada's CDs are also available here.