Championing the folk arts

 
We are the national development agency for preserving, protecting, disseminating and promoting the folk arts at the heart of England’s rich and diverse cultural landscape  

Photo by Craig Newman, courtesy of Folk Dance Remixed

Artist Development

 
We support artists at all stages of their careers

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Education

 
We increase access to the folk arts by encouraging participation, celebrating diversity and promoting equality

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Library and Archive

 
We manage the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library – England’s national folk music library and archive

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Cecil Sharp House

 
We run a busy London arts centre, at the heart of English folk 

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EFDSS is as indispensable as the music it champions

 
Peggy Seeger

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