The Bert Jansch Foundation embraces the rich heritage of acoustic folk music and celebrates its creativity. The Foundation's charitable aim is to support the next generation of acoustic musicians by providing early career and educational opportunities.

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Three Bert Transcribed guitar workshops confirmed for 2016

Three guitar workshops are coming up based on Bert’s music and innovative techniques, run by tutors from Renbourn Guitar Workshops and the Bert Transcribed group of experts convened by the Bert Jansch Foundation. Come join us at: 31 July: Rosemary Lane Day at The Bell in Ticehurst, East Sussex, 1-4pm, £10/£5 concs 2 October: English Folk Dance and Song Society, […]

Rosemary Lane Day 2016

Rosemary Lane Day returns to The Bell, Ticehurst

The second Rosemary Lane Day will be held on 31 July 2016 in the picturesque village of Ticehurst where Bert lived while recording Rosemary Lane in 1970/71. Organised by The Bell, the pub where Bert was a regular, the event will feature free live music from 1pm to 8pm including a Bert playalong around the fire […]

Bert Transcribed workshop 2016

Folk Guitar workshop at EFDSS, October 2016

A third guitar workshop will run at Cecil Sharp House, October 2nd 2016, supported by Bert Jansch Foundation. Experts from the Bert Jansch Transcription group, Mike Walker (Renbourn Guitar Workshops), Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst, will demonstrate how to acquire some of the guitar techniques that made Bert Jansch’s style unique, with examples and transcriptions from the forthcoming Bert Transcribed Songbook. Suitable for […]

Bert Inspired souvenir brochure

Bert Inspired souvenir brochure available by mail order

All the artists appearing at Bert Inspired at Celtic Connections 2016 were asked about their relationship to Bert and his music.  The thoughts of Robert Plant, Jacqui McShee, Martin Simpson, Archie Fisher, Ryley Walker, Karine Polwart, Bernard Butler, Ben Watt and and Graham Coxon were lovingly compiled into the event’s souvenir brochure. Remaining copies are still […]