The former Catatonia performs with folk star at this year's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards...

Ex-Catatonia star CERYS MATTHEWS is to make a rare live appearance later this month.

The singer is confirmed to perform live at this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (February 11). She will sing with folk star Eliza Carthy. She will also present an award at the event.

This year’s awards take place at the Marriott Hotel in central London, and aims to raise the profile of folk and celebrate the achievements of artists in folk, roots and acoustic music.