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EFDSS programme at English Folk Expo 2019

The English Folk Dance and Song Society will be pleased to present three artists at English Folk Expo in Manchester this October.

Applications open for Alan James Creative Bursary and Residency Programme

The English Folk Dance and Song Society is inviting applications from artists with a track-record as professional creatives, for a total of three bursaries for 2019/20.

London Youth Folk Ensemble awarded Music for Youth Connects partnership

The English Folk Dance and Song Society’s London Youth Folk Ensemble have been awarded a Music for Youth Connects 2018/19 partnership with the Musicians’ Union.

Alan James, 1957–2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of our former Chairman, Alan James, at the age of 61.

Schools invited to attend folk gig – from their classrooms

Schools across the UK are invited to enjoy a free online concert celebrating folk and traditional music, with the National Youth Folk Ensemble and one of the UK’s finest folk bandsLeveret – on 21 February, from 1.15pm to 3pm.