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At the heart of English folk
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London Youth Folk Ensemble awarded Music for Youth Connects partnership

The English Folk Dance and Song Society’s London Youth Folk Ensemble have been awarded a Music for Youth Connects 2018/19 partnership with the Musicians’ Union.

Alan James, 1957–2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of our former Chairman, Alan James, at the age of 61.

Schools invited to attend folk gig – from their classrooms

Schools across the UK are invited to enjoy a free online concert celebrating folk and traditional music, with the National Youth Folk Ensemble and one of the UK’s finest folk bandsLeveret – on 21 February, from 1.15pm to 3pm.

Could you help to preserve folk's history?

Your help could preserve folk treasures for future generations

Ever since Cecil Sharp House opened in 1932, our Vaughan Williams Memorial Library has looked after our folk treasures.

Book now for #YouthFolk Sampler Days

Registration is now open for the National Youth Folk Ensemble free Sampler Days taking place across the country in May and June 2019.