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Barnsley folk star wins big at BBC Radio 2 awards

By Lynsey Bradford, Town Reporter Friday 1st February 2013
Winners: Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman with their 'best duo' folk award. Picture courtesy of the BBC.

Folk star Kathryn Roberts and her partner Sean Lakeman have won the 'best duo' award at the Radio 2 Folk Awards.


The former Barnsley College student, now based in Devon, picked up the gong with Sean at an awards ceremony held at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday night.


They were up against Kathryn's brother Jamie Roberts, who is still based in Barnsley and his partner Katriona Gilmore.