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At the heart of English folk
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Cornwall to host Folk Education Development Day

Our national networking group of folk arts educators is to head to the South West, holding its next practitioner development day in Liskeard, Cornwall.

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Murri Celebrates The Golden Thread

Thursday 28 June sees an exciting evening of craft, dance and music come to Cecil Sharp House, in celebration of The Golden Thread Project, exploring the links between UK and USA folk song.

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GDPR for folk musicians

Are you ready for GDPR?

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Call for papers: Folk Song Conference

Every year, EFDSS organises at least one full-scale scholarly conference, devoted to a particular aspect of its work - folk song, dance, or tunes. This year it is the turn of Folk Song, and submissions are invited for what is sure to be a major gathering of song researchers and enthusiasts.

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Non-Print Media Award from the Folklore Society open for submissions

The Folklore Society is celebrating non-print media publications originating in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland with their biennial prize, established in 2014.