A renowned folk collection that was recorded around Britain over seventy-five years ago and has been stored in America ever since has been brought to new online audiences, thanks to a project led by the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute in partnership with the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS).
We're willing away the cold weather by looking forward to our exciting summer programme of music, featuring a wonderful mix of well-established legends of the folk scene and up-and-coming artists.
Three grants of up to £1000 each are to be awarded to promising young artists by the Alan Surtees Trust, set up in memory of the much-loved Shrewsbury Folk Festival Director.
Artists at any stage of their careers are invited to apply for funding to pursue creative projects, as part of our Artists’ Development programme.
Alistair Anderson is bringing his new band to Cecil Sharp House on Thursday 15 March. Ahead of their performance, we had a chat with Alistair to find out more about how his new line-up came together, their creative process and plans for the future.