We promote and encourage participation in folk music, song and dance in South West Cumbria. We work with local schools and put on an annual festival in Ulverston, Cumbria on the second weekend in July
To encourage and promote the traditional vernacular arts relative to Furness and to encourage interaction with artists from outside the area, with a view to:
i) make them available to a wide audience from all backgrounds, particularly young people, and including the disadvantaged and disabled
ii) increase community involvement in the area's cultural roots
iii) provide opportunity for all of the community to participate in an imaginative and thought-provoking way
Furness Tradition aims to:
- To promote knowledge and awareness of the local traditional arts.
- To inspire through education in local schools and community groups.
- To encourage the participation and involvement of all sections of the community.
Established: January 1998
Registered Charity Number: 1123291
Board members: 9
Phone number: 01229836641
Address: PO Box 25 Ulverston Cumbria LA12 7UNView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website