Welcome to Fourum’s web site. In these pages you will find everything you want to know about this popular North East Folk Group who have been entertaining audiences since 1972 with their own special brand of music and humour. Fourum are best known for their unique evocative songs, composed by group member Allen Miller, portraying the characters, history and legends of the North Yorkshire Dales, - but their repertoire also includes traditional Scottish, Irish and Tyneside music. Fourum have appeared on local and national radio and television , as well as in folk clubs, theatres, village halls and outdoor venues at home and abroad. Now in their 46th year of singing together, the group is still going strong and their passion for making music and telling stories is undiminished, as is evidenced by the appreciative response of audiences wherever they play. In 2013 they were also featured in the 3rd Series of ITV’s The Dales.
Site last updated 25th September 2017
Fourum performing outside Grinton Smelt Mill at the Swlaledale Festival with the late Bob Hattersley (2nd from right)
30th September - Aske Chapel, Aske Hall, near Richmond. 6.30pm - Charity concert in aid of Garget Walker House (Alzheimer’s Care in Richmond). Tickets: £8 general, £7 Concessions, £18 Family tickets -
wine & cheese included. Guest artists in the 1st half, Fourum the whole of the 2nd half.
5th October - Private concert
7th October - Georgian Theatre, Richmond 7.30pm - Tickets from The Georgian Theatre.
21st October - Gilling Church, near Richmond 7.30pm
|The Early Years|
|The Middle Years|
|The Later Years|
|Gunnerside Gill- Remembered|
|Singing The Dales|
|Folk with Fourum: In Concert|
|The Dales Revisited|
|The Making of Swaledale|
|The Drummer Boy of Richmond|
|The Dales Collection|
|Rod Songs 1|
|Prices and Ordering|