The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has announced four new recipients of its highest award, the Gold Badge. Gold Badges are presented for unique or outstanding contributions to folk music, dance or song, distinguished service to EFDSS and/or exceptional contributions to EFDSS’ work.
We are now on the lookout for the next Artistic Director for the National Youth Folk Ensemble.
Take part in an essential training day for folk dancers on Friday 21 September.
The Broadside Day is our annual one-day conference covering street literature in all its fascinating aspects – broadsides, chapbooks, songsters, woodcuts, engravings, last-dying speeches, catchpennies, wonder-tales, almanacs, fortune-tellers, and all kinds of cheap printed material sold to ordinary people in city streets, at country fairs, and from pedlar’s packs up and down the country in past centuries.
The Incorporated Society of Musicians is running a one day career development day for musicians of any genre and through a partnership with EFDSS we can offer 5 musicians a free place worth £20.