Two young dancers, Jen Morgan and Charley Roberts, have written a feature in the Spring 2015 issue of English Dance & Song magazine which challenges the commonly-held view that the contra and Playford dance repertoires do not appeal to young people.
One of the leading members of the sixties folk revival has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the folk arts.
We are delighted that Arts Council England has given EFDSS a significant grant towards a major restoration project at our national centre for the folk arts, Cecil Sharp House in London.
The latest film to share learning from The Full English learning programme is now available to view online. This lively and informative 11-minute film features folk song and instrumental music in action across the curriculum with pupils from key stage 1 – 5, including young people studying GCSE Music and students with special educational needs. Visit the EFDSS website to see this film and other films from The Full English learning programme.