Jennie Higgins

Jennie Higgins is a traditional folk singer and historian known for her a cappella traditional arrangements of folk songs that tell women’s stories. She has released her debut album Where Are All The Women? Winter 2023 which explores the plethora of womanhood presented in traditional folk song. Her passions for both the folk genre and feminism have come together through her work with The Folky Union of Women and Thank Folk For Feminism Podcast. Here she specialises in safeguarding young musicians for a more inclusive and sustainable folk scene, whilst championing women’s folk history.

Jennie has played at range prestigious venues such as The Green Note and Cecil Sharp House, at well-known folk clubs such as Downend Folk and Roots and TwickFolk where she is currently programming their Youth Performers Showcase featuring the future of folk. She has also appeared at festivals such as Sidmouth Folk Week an Chippenham not only performing but running workshops and hosting panels. Jennie is also a youth trustee on the Board of Sound Roots (EFEx & Manchester Folk Festival) focusing on youth voice.

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