Shirley Collins Photograph Katie Vandyck

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

Billy Bragg

All enquiries to

Welcome to the authorised Shirley Collins website

Here you'll find:


Shirley was a recent guest on Radio 4's 'Great Lives', discussing the song collector and folklorist Alan Lomax, with Bily Bragg and Matthew Parris. You can still hear it on the BBC I-player

Shirley wins Britain's only music book prize, the Penderyn Prize, for All in the Downs

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

@ShirleyCollins Music

You might also want to take a look at:

Shirley Film Page

Shirley Collins Appreciation Society Page

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