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At the heart of English folk
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GDPR for folk musicians

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Call for papers: Folk Song Conference

Every year, EFDSS organises at least one full-scale scholarly conference, devoted to a particular aspect of its work - folk song, dance, or tunes. This year it is the turn of Folk Song, and submissions are invited for what is sure to be a major gathering of song researchers and enthusiasts.

Rod Stradling receiving the non-print media award

Non-Print Media Award from the Folklore Society open for submissions

The Folklore Society is celebrating non-print media publications originating in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland with their biennial prize, established in 2014.

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Call for young dancers: Maypole Remixed outdoor dance commission

As part of U.Dance 2018, the nation’s annual youth dance festival, we are offering youth dance groups and dancers from the East of England the fantastic opportunity to take part in a new and exciting youth dance commission created by Folk Dance Remixed

Folk collection returns ‘back home’ to new audiences

A renowned folk collection that was recorded around Britain over seventy-five years ago and has been stored in America ever since has been brought to new online audiences, thanks to a project led by the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute in partnership with the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS).