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At the heart of English folk
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Conference

From Archives to Action! The Full English showcase conference

An inspirational day of performances, presentations and discussion celebrating high quality folk arts projects in schools, it will share and celebrate the outcomes of The Full English learning programme that has been taking place across England over the past year.

Success for many at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014

It was a fantastic night for the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards last night at the Royal Albert Hall.

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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: tune in on Wednesday 19 February

Here at the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) HQ we’re pretty excited about tomorrow. The 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards mark an important milestone – their 15th anniversary – in a ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall. The awards will see some of the biggest names in folk music come together under one roof to celebrate the UK’s thriving folk music scene.

Wilderness Festival

EFDSS at Wilderness festival 2014

The award-winning Wilderness festival has made a name for itself as the ultimate music-loving foodie's weekend. Set in the dazzling environs of Cornbury Park, nestled deep in the heart of Oxfordshire, the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is delighted to be working in partnership with The Local to programme music and dance in the Travelling Folk Barn at the fourth season of Wilderness.

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BBC Radio 2's Cecil Sharp Collection needs you!

At the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (19 February), a new element will be introduced: the Folk Awards Hall of Fame. The first inductee will be Cecil Sharp!