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At the heart of English folk
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Nancy Kerr

Nancy Kerr: Sweet Visitor to Cecil Sharp House

On Thursday 20 November we are set to be treated to a performance from Nancy Kerr, one of the most influential figures on the folk scene.

Christmas gifts from EFDSS

Christmas gifts from EFDSS

Looking for the perfect folky gift this festive season? Look no further, as we have a fantastic selection of CDs, books, artwork and more to satisfy all your yuletide needs.

Will Hampson

Starting the conversation: a look back at More Morris, Better Morris, in schools and beyond

Sunday 2 November saw an idea that had been a long time in the making finally come into fruition. Co-presented by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) and the Joint Morris Organisation (JMO), More Morris, Better Morris, in schools and beyond combined vibrant practical sessions, led by some of the most influential educators in the morris world, with a frank and honest look at the morris scene as it is today, how it is perceived and how we go about representing and introducing the tradition to others.

The Hut People

Exclusive Interview: The Hut People

The Hut People are joining us at Cecil Sharp House on Wednesday 12 November, bringing with them the high-octane blend of folk tunes from across the globe that forms their notoriously witty and delightfully entertaining live show. We had a chat to find out a bit more about them.

The Hut People

Ticket Competition: The Hut People

On Wednesday, The Hut People are bringing their unique blend of folk music from across the globe to Cecil Sharp House. Frequently described as one of the most entertaining acts on the folk scene, this is not a show to be missed.