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01 Jul

02 Jul

Saturday Folk Music Workshops

Discover your inner folk! Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in banjo, accordion, fiddle, song, melodeon and folk ensemble.

 

03 Jul

04 Jul

Folk Choir
An opportunity to explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment.

 

05 Jul

This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks.

 

06 Jul

07 Jul

Dancers

Learn the steps for barn, American contra, English country dances and ceilidhs. Musicians welcome to join the live band.

 

08 Jul

09 Jul

10 Jul

11 Jul

Come and play folk dance tunes from the British Isles and associated traditions.

 

12 Jul

This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks.

 

13 Jul

14 Jul

Join our fabulous Choir for their first concert of the year in the newly refurbished Kennedy Hall. 

 

Dancers

Learn the steps for barn, American contra, English country dances and ceilidhs. Musicians welcome to join the live band.

 

15 Jul

As part of the Appalachian 100 series at Cecil Sharp House, ‘Sharp's Appalachian Harvest’ tells the epic story of the trips made a hundred years ago by Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles into the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, portrayed in music, narrative and image by leading ballad singer, musician and researcher Brian Peters.

 

16 Jul

Pastoralism and modernity in the southern mountains: a centenary symposium on Cecil Sharp's 1916 Appalachian journey.

2016 marks the centenary of song collector and folklorist Cecil Sharp's Appalachian fieldtrip, an event that shaped both North American and European conceptions of the history and culture of the southern mountains of America. To celebrate, Cecil Sharp House is hosting a weekend of Appalachian music and a conference exploring the culture of the region.

 

As part of the Appalachian 100 series at Cecil Sharp House, celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Cecil Sharp's Appalachian field trip, Kaia Kater performs on Saturday 16 July, directly after the conference programmed by the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.

 

17 Jul

The Takeover!

Showcasing London’s talented young folk bands and musicians.

 

18 Jul

19 Jul

20 Jul

Dom Flemons is the "American Songster," pulling from traditions of old-time folk music to create new sounds.

 

21 Jul

A rare and exciting opportunity to take part in a one off workshop with singer and multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons, founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

 

Dancers

Learn the steps for barn, American contra, English country dances and ceilidhs. Musicians welcome to join the live band.

 

22 Jul

23 Jul

24 Jul

25 Jul

GYFO! Juniors

An exciting introduction to folk music

For 9 - 12 year olds

 

Fun With Folk Dance

A fun-filled day of folk dance and music

For 6 - 8 year olds

 

Join Folk Dance Remixed's professional dancers and musicians for a lively, fast paced and fun class!

 

26 Jul

GYFO! Juniors

An exciting introduction to folk music

For 9 - 12 year olds

 

Fun With Folk Dance

A fun-filled day of folk dance and music

For 6 - 8 year olds

 

27 Jul

GYFO! Juniors

An exciting introduction to folk music

For 9 - 12 year olds

 

Fun With Folk Dance

Cecil Sharp House, London

A fun-filled day of folk dance and music

For 6 - 8 year olds

 

28 Jul

GYFO! Juniors

An exciting introduction to folk music

For 9 - 12 year olds

 

29 Jul

GYFO! Juniors

An exciting introduction to folk music

For 9 - 12 year olds

 

30 Jul

31 Jul