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At the heart of English folk
Youth courses

Summer courses for children and young people at Cecil Sharp House

 

August is fast approaching and with it comes three fantastic opportunities for children and young people to learn folk music and dance,  improve on existing skills and enjoy a week of welcoming and fun activities with tutors and fellow students.

 

Fun with Folk Dance

Monday 11 - Friday 15 August
A fun-filled week of folk music and dance for children aged 6 - 9 years.

Activities:

  • Introduction to a variety of traditional songs and dances
  • Use colourful and fun props
  • Morris dancing, molly dancing and even broom dancing!

Find out more and enrol 

Fun With Folk Dance

 

Get Your Folk On! Juniors

Monday 11 - Friday 15 August
An exciting introduction to folk music and dance for children aged 9 - 12 years.

Activities:

  • Learn traditional folk tunes
  • Take part in traditional folk dances
  • Play as part of a large folk band

Find out more and enrol

GYFO! Juniors

 

Get Your Folk On!

Monday 18 - Friday 22 August
A week-long course for young people ages 12 - 18 years with varying levels of experience.

Activities:

  • Develop folk music skills including improvisation, ornamentation and arrangement
  • Perform as part of a large folk band
  • Experience clog dancing
  • Explore performing as part of a duo and trio

Find out more and enrol

Get Your Folk On!

 

 

National Youth Folk Ensemble

National Youth Folk Ensemble

 

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