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At the heart of English folk


Where suitable opportunities or partnerships are present themselves or are created we aim to take our support for artists’ creative development a step further and support the commissioning of new work.

We have a solid history of commissioning individual artists and also of working in partnership with other organisations, our recent large-scale commissions include:

Theatre Ballads (with PRS for Music Foundation) 2016-2017
Sweet Liberties (with Folk by the Oak and Houses of Parliament) 2015                            
Beyond The Marches / Dros y Ffin (with trac) 2015                                                            
Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons (with WOMAD) 2014                                                              
The Elizabethan Session (with Folk by the Oak) 2014                                                              
Folk Nations (with The British Council) 2013                                                                           
The Full English 2013                                                                                                      
The Cecil Sharp Project (with Shewsbury Folk Festival) 2011






National Youth Folk Ensemble

National Youth Folk Ensemble


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