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At the heart of English folk


The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) works in partnership to provide showcase performance opportunities for artists.

Currently we have partnerships with Sidmouth Folk Week and Manchester Folk Festival/English Folk Expo

Showcases are usually offered to new and emerging artists, more established artists developing new projects and, where possible and appropriate, to those artists undertaking creative development through the EFDSS Creative Bursary Programme. Programme decisions are made jointly with partner organisations.


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