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At the heart of English folk
Photograph courtesy of Peter Perry. The fiddler is Richard Sharp of the Boxgrove Tipteers and the ladies are dancing ‘The Black Nag’ in the garden of Richard Sharp’s house in Chichester.

Call for Papers: Locating Women in 'The Folk'

Perspectives on women's contributions to folk song, folklore and cultural traditions

Saturday 9 June 2018, University of Sussex

EDS Winter 2017

Winter 2017 edition of EDS magazine now on sale

Though it may be chilly outside, there’s a warm glow within the pages of EDS.

Education projects throughout 2017 mapped out

More calls for Musicians in Museums

Exploring the tangible and intangible heritage of England

We are delighted to be partnering with the National Coal Mining Museum for England, the National Maritime Museum and the Museum of English Rural Life to offer folk music artists exciting creative and learning opportunities.

EFDSS awarded Arts Council Catalyst Funding

We are delighted to announce that thanks to Arts Council England’s Catalyst match-funding scheme, all donations made to us until 2019 will be doubled at no extra cost.