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At the heart of English folk

English Dance and Song Autumn 2018

There are plenty of interesting articles in the Autumn 2018 edition of EDS to keep you entertained as the evenings draw in.

Two singers in pub, faces to audience

Our regular Folk in our Pub feature explores the history of Stockton Folk Club, while in another of our regular slots, Folk’s Family Tree, Hazel Davies chats to Jackie Oates about how intrinsic her family is to her music.

Cecil Sharp House Choir

Elsewhere, you can read about Cecil Sharp House Choir, Banwood Folk Dance Club and social dancing organisation AVID, who are all celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

illustration of people reading books

Plus we’ve got lots to tell you about some of EFDSS’ activities, including the very successful conference celebrating ‘Women in the Folk’, upcoming conferences and fundraising to preserve our collections in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library for future generations.

There are also regular features including reviews, dance events, festival focus, lives remembered and much more.

Available now from the Folkshop

EDS Autumn 2018 cover showing Zoe Moores of Fosbrooks



National Youth Folk Ensemble

National Youth Folk Ensemble


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