Sheila Darling & Bill Johnston, acoustic music for body & mind.


Bill Johnston & Sheila Darling


* Bards of the Heath sometimes have bookings at which Bill is unable to play, see the FB page or John Goodluck's website for details .

Bill posts musical videos, local and occasionally beyond Suffolk's environs on a YouTube channel:

There are over 1200 videos starting in 2010: explore and enjoy, subscribe if you like the channel.

Forthcoming engagements:


Not clear whether John Goodluck fancies taking Bards of the Heath out to play again

SH3♂ed in limbo until we can get together safely and decide our future

Bill and Sheila are parlour players at the moment. We enjoy membership of the U3A East Suffolk Folk Music Group. Bill informally manages a FB page featuring the group: https://

East Suffolk Morris and Pretty Grim Dance Group are awake and making plans to dance in public.

For Sale:

Westone Thunder Fretless Bass Guitar: 

A pair of basic powered speakers, 250W RMS (400 peak) each.

Ashbury Mandolin

Pilgrim Tenor Mandola (Viola tuning)

email Bill

Page updated 14.11.2021