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At the heart of English folk
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Archive photos

Who is in the frame?

Mike Wilson-Jones, former EFDSS Board Member and longstanding VWML volunteer, writes about identifying and indexing the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s (EFDSS) collection of photographs. Having been assembled and donated from many sources over the last 100 years, the collection is thought to contain about 20,000 photographs.

Alan Bearman

Sidmouth Folk Week Artistic and Marketing Director receives Gold Badge

Alan Bearman, the Artistic and Marketing Director of Sidmouth Folk Week, will receive his English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) Gold Badge in a ceremony at this year’s festival.

Joe Hammill

North East singer songerwriter awarded Graeme Miles Bursary winner announced

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has announced that Joe Hammill, a 23-year-old singer-songwriter from Thornaby on Tees, has been awarded the Graeme Miles Bursary, a one-off award in memory of the Middlesbrough songwriter who died in 2013.

2014 Creative Artist Residencies announced

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has revealed the recipients of its latest round of Creative Artist Residencies.

Laura Smyth

New Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library announced

The English Folk Dance and Song Society is delighted to announce that Laura Smyth has been appointed as the new Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML).