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At the heart of English folk


We run a diverse range of folk song, music and dance classes, courses, workshops and talks for adults, at Cecil Sharp House, and occasionally elsewhere.

For details of our classes and courses currently running at Cecil Sharp House, follow the links below. From here you can find more in depth information about the different classes that we run and how to take part.


Saturday Folk Music Workshops   

Discover your inner folk! Workshops in singing, banjo, fiddle, guitar, melodeon and accordion, plus Folk Band and Stepping Stones to Sessions for mixed instruments.
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Folk Song in England: level 1

Explore the rich history of the English folk song at this study day at Cecil Sharp House given by the noted folk scholar Steve Roud.
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Cecil Sharp House Choir

Learn to sing wonderful a cappella folk harmony songs from the British Isles and around the world.
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Monday Folk Choir Workshops

Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment!
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Monday Musicians

Play and explore traditional music of the British Isles alongside other musicians.
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Morris Dancing

A fun, inclusive way of learning one of England's most iconic dances.
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English Country Dancing

Come and learn the steps and figures for a range of traditional British and American social folk dances, accompanied by live band. 
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Additional Classes and Courses

There are also additional weekly classes and courses held at Cecil Sharp House run by other providers.
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Resource Bank

Click here to browse our comprehensive Resource Bank with freely downloadable teaching and learning materials


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