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A summer of festivals and it’s not over yet!

Posted in blog by Sharon Helen

We’ve enjoyed our jaunts around the country from Wimbourne to Broadstairs; from Galtres to The Gate to Southwell -  it’s been coolio! We’ve got more travels coming up  – have a look on the shows tab to find out more! In other news we just received our copy of The

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Album launch memories – ah!

Posted in blog by Sharon Helen

Courtesy of Julian Gray, we have some additional photos of the launch gig.  This was a very exciting/scary night for us but the fantastic turnout and buzz that the home crowd provided overcame all our nerves!  For those who have asked, the dresses are getting plenty of outings now……  The

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Review of Respectable Rebellion for York Mix

Posted in blog, Press by Sharon Helen

Darren Thackeray for York Mix Folk is a relatively well-worn genre. Like an old dusty jacket or a pair of well-travelled boots it certainly looks the part, but as you pull at the seams and undo the laces you can unravel the magic and once that starts, like discovering how

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Woodman Folk Club, Kingswinford

Posted in blog by Sharon Helen

The Woodman Folk Club in Kingswinford was a lovely place to play.  Our journey down there was a breeze and Tamworth Services beckoned where they’d saved our usual table for chai latte.  After discussing Sharon’s hair experiment (!) we decided to break out the frocks for the second time.  We

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Launch of new album a sell out!

Posted in blog by Sharon Helen

We would like to thank everyone who came along to the launch show at the National Centre for Early Music on 11th May – helping us make it a grand evening.  The venue was at capacity which was wonderful for us.  We’d also like to thank those at the Black

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Respectable Rebellion Reviewed

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Respectable Rebellion  FOLKCAST review by Carys Deverell For the first few seconds of this album’s opening track, “The Queen of Holloway”, I found myself surprised. The last thing I expected from two Yorkshire lasses was Americana, but there is certainly a tinge of bluegrass laced throughout Sharon Winfield and Helen

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Our New Website

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We have now launched our new website and we think it looks amazing take a look around check out all there areas including listen to all our music. A huge thank you to Peter Roberts @ PWAR Design for doing such a  fantastic job.

New Album Released

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Yorkshire’s acoustic duo, Union Jill (Sharon Winfield and Helen Turner) release their new album Respectable Rebellion, on May 11, 2013.Union Jill’s songs combine strong melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. With both Winfield and Turner on acoustic guitar, mandola and vocals , the duo’s sound is distinctive and fresh. Union Jill’s Respectable

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