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.
Ahead of her performance at Cecil Sharp House on Wednesday 11 October 2017, we had a chat with EFDSS Creative Seed Funding recipient Germa Adan about her music, her recent projects and her influences.
Young musicians who live in the North East are being invited to apply for a bursary worth £1,200 in memory of an acclaimed songwriter from the region.
All of us at the English Folk Dance and Song Society, and thousands more throughout the folk scene, have been saddened to hear of the death of Tom Paley at the age of 89.
Music, song, dance, storytelling, customs and traditions: The traditional folk arts have been a huge part of the rich and diverse cultural landscape of the UK for hundreds of years. We’re here to make sure that they don’t die out.