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At the heart of English folk
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University of Sheffield Digital Folk project seeking participants for research about The Full English Digital Archive

The Digital Folk Project at the University of Sheffield is looking for volunteers to take part in some research about The Full English project. Researchers would like to speak to people who use the archive regularly, as well as those who have not used it before.

VWML Lectures: December 2016 - March 2017

VWML Lectures: December 2016 - March 2017

After the highly successful first Library Lecture series, the VWML is pleased to announce its second series of evening lectures covering folk song, music, and folklore, presented by expert guest speakers.

Martyn Joseph

Exclusive interview: Martyn Joseph

The Winter/Spring 2017 season of music at Cecil Sharp House kicks off with a performance from Welsh singer/songwriter Martyn Joseph on 19 January. Ahead of the show, we had a chat with Martyn about his involvement in the Sweet Liberties project, performing solo, his guitar technique and more.

Theatre Ballads

New commission 'The Theatre Ballads' now on sale

We are delighted to announce that all performances of our new commission, The Theatre Ballads, funded through the PRS for Music Foundation’s Talent Development Partner scheme, are now on sale.

Folk Educators Group

Folk Educators Group Practitioner Development Day

The next action-packed practitioner development day from EFDSS' Folk Educators Group will take place on 21 November at the Birmingham Hippodrome, in partnership with DanceXchange and co-chaired by Jan Reynolds (Folk 3D) and Pam Bishop (The Traditional Arts Team).