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At the heart of English folk

Cornwall to host Folk Education Development Day

Our national networking group of folk arts educators is to head to the South West, holding its next practitioner development day in Liskeard, Cornwall.

The Golden Thread Logo

Murri Celebrates The Golden Thread

Thursday 28 June sees an exciting evening of craft, dance and music come to Cecil Sharp House, in celebration of The Golden Thread Project, exploring the links between UK and USA folk song.

Using a tablet

GDPR for folk musicians

Are you ready for GDPR?

Woodcut image of lovers parting

Call for papers—Traditional Folk Song: Past, Present & Future

Folk song, the everyday music of the common people as passed from generation to generation, has been highly debated ever since the first attempts by early collectors to define it.

It has been performed, collected, researched, and unpicked, and the defining qualities which make it unique continue to stimulate current debate and approaches to collecting.

Rod Stradling receiving the non-print media award

Non-Print Media Award from the Folklore Society open for submissions

The Folklore Society is celebrating non-print media publications originating in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland with their biennial prize, established in 2014.