Mick Jenkinson is a singer, songwriter and poet from Doncaster. He works as a solo performer with voice and acoustic guitar, and also in various musical ensembles around the area.
He has been a member of the Ted Hughes committee since its inception and arranged and interpreted a series of folk songs, which Hughes was known to have loved and performed, for a concert recital at the 2015 Festival.
Mick is the organiser of Doncaster Folk Festival, which encompasses folk, roots, acoustic and blues music as well as traditional dance. He also runs Well Spoken! – A highly successful monthly spoken word night held at Doncaster Brewery Tap.