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CantlosCantlos are a professional singing and instrumental duo specialising in the traditional songs of the British Isles and Ireland, with an emphasis on those from the Celtic cultures within these islands.

Cantlos are Kirsty Morris Selley and James McCafferty and play Celtic harp, cittern, dulcimer, guitar, melodeon, bodhran and keyboards.  Cantlos are available for weddings, celebrations, concerts and festivals.  Their repertoire spans more than five centuries of song, including medieval carols, Elizabethan tavern songs, folk music and contemporary songs within the folkroots and Celtic traditions.

Share an evening with Cantlos and discover for yourself the mystery and magic of songs evoked by the Celtic heartlands.

Contact Cantlos today on 07974 949996 or email  james@cantlos.com 

2 weeks ago

Kirsty's damaged FH36 Celtic lever harp being set up for repair by Michael Parfett Conservation, the leaders in the field of harp restoration and repair. This is the gluing jig being prepared in ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Photos from Cantlos's post

Thank you to Jenny Bell at National Trust - Stowe for these photos of Saturday's concert at the National Trust Buckingham Chantry Chapel - just to prove we really DID have a much larger audience than ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Photos from Cantlos's post

We made it, Kirsty! Your harp is now with Michael at Michael Parfett Harps www.michaelparfett.com in Battersea. Hopefully it'll be repaired and ready by Friday 😊

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3 weeks ago
Cantlos

Well, I don't think Kirsty or James have had to do this before, but, as you can see from this poster, our concert on Saturday 23rd in collaboration with the National Trust - Stowe at National Trust ... See more

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3 weeks ago

Well, I don't think Kirsty or James have had to do this before, but, as you can see from this poster, our concert on Saturday 23rd in collaboration with the National Trust - Stowe at National Trust ... See more

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1 month ago
Music in the Chantry

Join us at Buckingham Chantry Chapel for an evening of traditional music and songs from the British Isles and Ireland in the oldest building in Buckingham as traditional music duo Cantlos perform in ... See more

Join us at Buckingham Chantry Chapel for an evening of traditional music and songs from the British Isles and Ireland in the oldest building in Buckingham as traditional music duo Cantlos perform in ... See more

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1 month ago
Cantlos: The Moon of Beltane

Just finished editing three of the pieces we performed at Winslow Public Hall on 2nd September, so prepare for a YouTube onslought! If you like these clips, please be kind enough to share them round ... See more

This lovely instrumental for clàrsach (Celtic lever harp) by American harpist and composer Janet Lanier was originally titled "Summer Lullaby", but for us it...

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1 month ago
Cantlos: The Marigold

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLRSWey8rnM

Cantlos (Kirsty Morris Selley and James McCafferty) performing the Cornish folk song "The Marigold". The song was collected by the wonderfully-named Reverend...

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1 month ago
Cantlos: Dancing at Whitsun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbpN8slQ1R8

Cantlos performing English songwriter Austin John Marshall's haunting "Dancing at Whitsun". Austin wrote his evocative lyrics about the tragic waste of the F...

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1 month ago

Just finished editing three of the pieces we performed at Winslow Public Hall on 2nd September, so prepare for a YouTube onslought! If you like these clips, please be kind enough to share them round ... See more

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