Our Artist Development Programme has now been running for 10 years, so it seems like a good time to review what we offer with the folk sector’s input, to improve what we do and feed into future developments.
Eight projects will create new music rooted in English folk, funded by The English Folk Dance and Song Society – England’s national development agency for the folk arts.
We are pleased to announce the three artists we will be presenting at English Folk Expo in Manchester this October.
Our national networking group of folk arts educators is to head to the South West, holding its next practitioner development day in Liskeard, Cornwall.
Thursday 28 June sees an exciting evening of craft, dance and music come to Cecil Sharp House, in celebration of The Golden Thread Project, exploring the links between UK and USA folk song.