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At the heart of English folk


Youth Ceilidh

Youth Ceilidh Write Up

A write up of Cecil Sharp House's first Youth Ceilidh on 27 November 2016 by Rowan Collinson, EFDSS Youth Forum member

On Sunday 27th November, Cecil Sharp House held its first ever Youth Ceilidh. Organised by the newly formed Youth Forum, it aimed to bring together 12-19 year olds from around London for an afternoon of music, dancing and cake!

Gilmore & Roberts

Gilmore & Roberts review

A review of Gilmore & Roberts 26 October 2016 gig by Aaron Cuthbertson, EFDSS Youth Forum member

Gilmore Roberts is described as a contemporary folk/acoustic duo, which, while accurate, doesn’t even begin to describe their unique sound. The concert launched by diving straight into the first song; it was a strong start to say the least. Katriona introduced the show briefly over the music, before the first two songs continued. Between songs there were plenty of jokes and interesting stories, (mostly while they tuned their instruments of course) and it never felt like there was a lull in the concert.