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At the heart of English folk
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Ben Nicholls

Exclusive Interview: Ben Nicholls

Kings of the South Seas are launching their new album at Cecil Sharp House on Tuesday 18 November. We caught up with Ben Nicholls to find out a bit more about him as a musician and his ideas behind the project.

Kings of the South Seas

CD Competition: Kings of the South Seas

Ben Nicholls is probably best known as the virtuosic double bassist from the Seth Lakeman band. However, he is also an excellent concertina player with a powerful singing voice, skills which came to the fore when he joined the line-up for The Full English band, taking the lead on a fantastic rendition of the nautical ballad Rounding the Horn.

Daniel Walkowitz

Exclusive Interview: Daniel Walkowitz

Everyone loves a movie night. Settle down with us in Kennedy Hall at Cecil Sharp House on Tuesday 4 November for a screening of the brand new ethnographic documentary City Folk, a film examining the English Country Dance movement. Particular focus is placed on Pinewoods Camp and the wider impact of the dances on the United States.

More Morris, Better Morris conference - inspiring new generations of morris dancers

More Morris, Better Morris conference - inspiring new generations of morris dancers

More Morris, Better Morris was a dynamic day of presentations and practical sessions on the delivery of high-quality morris dance workshops, both in school and out.

Held on Sunday 2 November 2014 at Cecil Sharp House, London, NW1 7AY

Inspiring future generations of morris dancers

The conference was aimed at experienced morris dancers, teachers and morris sides, and offered a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the delivery of great morris dancing sessions to young people!

Exclusive Interview: Isabel Greenberg

Exclusive Interview: Isabel Greenberg

Ahead of the opening of her new exhibition on Wednesday 5 November, we caught up with award-winning writer and illustrator Isabel Greenberg to discuss her new comic, plus broader topics such as her inspiration, creative process and future projects.