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At the heart of English folk
Traditional Tunes and Popular Airs

New conference explores Traditional Tunes and Popular Airs: History and Transmission

A conference to be held at Cecil Sharp House, London, on 6 - 7 October 2017
Organised by the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, EFDSS, and the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen

National Youth Folk Ensemble

Applications for National Youth Folk Ensemble 2017-18 now open

EFDSS is on the lookout for the next cohort of talented young folk musicians to carry the Ensemble into 2018.

English Dance and Song, Spring 2017

Spring 2017 edition of EDS magazine out now

As the days get warmer and the nights get brighter, we’re hoping to put a spring in your step, a song in your heart and bring music to your ears via the pages of EDS.