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At the heart of English folk
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Joe Hammill

North East singer songerwriter awarded Graeme Miles Bursary winner announced

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has announced that Joe Hammill, a 23-year-old singer-songwriter from Thornaby on Tees, has been awarded the Graeme Miles Bursary, a one-off award in memory of the Middlesbrough songwriter who died in 2013.

2014 Creative Artist Residencies announced

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has revealed the recipients of its latest round of Creative Artist Residencies.

Laura Smyth

New Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library announced

The English Folk Dance and Song Society is delighted to announce that Laura Smyth has been appointed as the new Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML).

Sidmouth Folk Week is 60

English Folk Dance and Song Society at Sidmouth Folk Week, 1 to 8 August

Sidmouth Folk Week is marking a glorious 60 years since it began in 1955 this year. The week-long celebration of all things folk includes hundreds of different events at venues across the Devon seaside town.

See you in the Wilderness

English Folk Dance and Song Society at Wilderness Festival, 7 to 10 August

Wilderness Festival is a four-day festival that combines live music, contemporary arts and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences.