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 is delighted to announce that she has been awarded an honorary doctorate in Music from Sussex University, and will be attending the graduation ceremony in July 2016 in Brighton. 

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