Tom Besford

Tom runs English Folk Expo (EFEx), which supports the English folk, roots and acoustic music sector. EFEx deliver showcases, live events, artist mentoring, industry training, audience development and more. Amongst other things, EFEx run Manchester Folk Festival, host online learning platforms and produce the UK Official Folk Albums Chart. Tom is a member of the first European Music Business Task Force, the Greater Manchester Music Commission and on the Steering Group of Manchester Music City.