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At the heart of English folk
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EFDSS partnership with Roehampton University’s Department of Dance on new PhD scholarship

We are delighted to be partnering on an exciting new dance PhD scholarship with the Department of Dance at Roehampton University.

Easter closing times

Easter closing times for Cecil Sharp House and VWML

The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) and Cecil Sharp House offices will be closed from Friday 3 - Monday 6 April over the Easter period, re-opening at the usual time of 9.30am on Tuesday 7 April.

Book commemorating fiddle maker’s tragic story presented to EFDSS

A book commemorating the remarkable story of a musician and fiddle maker who lost his life in World War I has been presented to the English Folk Dance and Song Society to be placed in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library

Blowzabella

Blowzabella present day of workshops at Cecil Sharp House

On Saturday 21 March, the musical powerhouse that is Blowzabella will take over Cecil Sharp House for a day of music, dancing and workshops.

Agenda announced for next Folk Educators Group meeting on 18 March in Eastleigh

The next Folk Educators Group one-day meeting takes place next Wednesday 18 March at The Courthouse in Eastleigh, and will be hosted by Jo Harmer and Cath Watkins of FolkActive with the theme of working with those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Attendance is free to FEG members, so sign-up here to enrol and take part in the meeting.