The Bagpipe Society

In the Bag: Merv Davey

Dr Merv Davey is past Grand Bard of Gorsedh Kernow and one of the founders of the Cornish National Music Archive. He completed a PhD with Exeter University researching folk song, dance and identity in Cornwall and has written a range of articles and books on Cornish folk tradition. Merv plays regularly with the North Cornwall Ceilidh Band and does duty as itinerant bagpiper for Cornish events and Guize dance traditions throughout the year....