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At the heart of English folk
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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).

Sidmouth Folk Week is 60

English Folk Dance and Song Society at Sidmouth Folk Week, 1 to 8 August

Sidmouth Folk Week is marking a glorious 60 years since it began in 1955 this year. The week-long celebration of all things folk includes hundreds of different events at venues across the Devon seaside town.

See you in the Wilderness

English Folk Dance and Song Society at Wilderness Festival, 7 to 10 August

Wilderness Festival is a four-day festival that combines live music, contemporary arts and an array of theatre, craftsmanship and dining experiences.

Cambridge Folk Festival

English Folk Dance and Song Society at Cambridge Folk Festival, 31 July to 3 August

Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the UK’s most popular festivals. This year it celebrates 50 years with a line up including Van Morrison, Richard Thompson, Roseanne Cash and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Autumn season announcement

Autumn season of music announced at Cecil Sharp House

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has unveiled its autumn music line up begin at Cecil Sharp House this September. The season promises to bring audiences some of the biggest names on the English folk circuit.