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At the heart of English folk

English Dance and Song Magazine call for editor

EFDSS’ membership magazine, English Dance and Song (EDS), is seeking a new editor to start this Winter.

Paul Hutchinson

Enrolments now open for new season of workshops

This October sees the start of an extended series of Saturday Folk Music Workshops at Cecil Sharp House, including a number of brand new classes.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Marrow Bones

2015 sees the 50th Anniversary of the first publication of Marrow Bones, Frank Purslow’s collection of English Folk Songs, which quickly became one of the most significant resources for a generation of singers.

2015 Creative Artist Residencies announced

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has revealed the four recipients of its 2015/16 round of Creative Artist Residencies. The chosen projects were selected from the largest ever field of applications received by EFDSS. They are:

Happy Birthday Shirley Collins!

The EFDSS president and grande dame of folk music, Shirley Collins celebrates her 80th birthday this Sunday July 5.