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At the heart of English folk
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Gold Badge recipients announced

Five people who have made key contributions to the folk arts have become the latest recipients of Gold Badge awards from the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS).

Autumn education programme for national folk arts centre

Enrolments open for extended autumn adult learning programme at Cecil Sharp House

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is delighted to be offering an extended series of classes and courses this Autumn, as part of its thriving adult learning programme at Cecil Sharp House. Please read on for details and to enrol.

Lonon Youth Folk Ensemble

London Youth Folk Ensemble 2015-16 recruitment now open!

On Sunday 27 September, The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) will host a free sampler session for 12-18 year old musicians interested in joining London Youth Folk Ensemble 2015-16.

Autumn Season Announced

A vast and exciting programme is today announced for Autumn 2015 at Cecil Sharp House. Featuring some of the biggest names in folk, some auspicious commissions, and some of the brightest up-and-coming talents, the English Folk Dance and Song Society will ensure your folk fun doesn't die with the summer sun.

Article by Rachel Elliott, EFDSS Education Director in Dance Matters magazine

Dance Matters is published by The National Dance Teachers Association (NDTA), the UK’s subject association for dance in schools, three times a year.