The Storming Northern Roots Band


Links to connected artists, organisations, and other useful contacts


Rock N' Reel

The ledgendary genre-defining magazine.

Striding Edge: Facebook

Come and have a look at our page and sample some more of our pictures and music!

Shaun Blezard

Ex-Edge bassist and Furness electronic music specialist.
Festivals which we recommend:

SOLFEST (Solway Festival)

West Cumbria's answer to Glastonbury Festival!

Furness Traditions

Biggest folk event in the Cumbrian calendar.

Great Cumbrian Venues: All of which we have played at for ceilidhs many times and are highly recommended by us.

Belmount House, Hawkshead

A smashing venue for your private function in South Cumbria with a fantastic outlook, charachterfull interior and some of the warmest hospitality imaginable from Chris and his merry team!

Rambler's Bar, Inn On The Lake, Glenridding

Small and perfectly formed wedding venue on the Shores of the mighty Ullswater with an intimate traditional Lakeland pub ambience.
Music rescources  

The Session

Handy resource of Celtic 'session tunes', with interesting historical notes.


Lancaster recording studio, and the area's leading P.A. hire & dealer.

Harbourtown Records

Ulverston roots record label.
Outside Caterers  

Wilf's Cafe

'Great nosh' with it's roots in healthy eating for outdoor folk.
Photography and Video  

Wedding and protrait photography

Russell Colman is a brilliant wedding and portrait photographer and has taken the latest photographs of Striding Edge.

Wedding Videos In Cumbria

Stewart Groves is the man to capture your special day in video.


Wesson Accordion Co.

Rees Wesson's sales of melodeons, and second-to-none reed tuning and repairs at sensible prices.

Paul Guppy Music Repairs

First rate repairs to all string instruments with excellent value for money. Based in Lancaster.

Tobin Instruments

Brilliant Irish bouzoukis as played by Mike.
Musician's Insurance  

Victor C Knight Insurance

If you play music and want to insure...Victor is the boss!
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