Shirley Collins Photograph Katie Vandyck

"Shirley Collins is without doubt one of
England's greatest cultural treasures"

Billy Bragg

Welcome to the authorised Shirley Collins website

Here you'll find:


Shirley was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Music from Sussex University, at a ceremony at The Dome in Brighton in July. She was proposed by Richard Elliott, Professor of Popular Music, and was presented with her degree by the Chancellor of the University, Sanjeev Bhaskar.

Shirley and the Chancellor
























Group shot












Family & Friends:

Bobby Marshall, Joe Miller-Marshall, Pip Barnes, Lawrence Bell
Shirley, Polly Marshall

The best way to keep up with what's happening day by day is to visit Shirley's Facebook pages:

Shirley's Page

Shirley Film Page

Shirley Collins Appreciation Society Page

And if you’re that way inclined, Shirley is now tweeting @shirleyeCollins


Two recent pictures of Shirley, courtesy of Ruth Bayer