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At the heart of English folk
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Library Refurbishment and Closure 19 July - 5 September 2017

The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) is very excited to announce that its main reading room is to undergo a major refurbishment this summer to create a better space for users to discover and explore the English folk arts.

English Dance and Song, Spring 2017

Summer edition of EDS now available

Summer’s arrived and that means there are lots of great folk festivals to enjoy – come rain or shine!

London Youth Folk Ensemble

Annual Youth Takeover of Cecil Sharp House returns

The Takeover is back! The annual youth takeover of Cecil Sharp House brings young people together to share their love of folk music through dance, playing tunes and singing songs, as well as showcasing talent through performances.

Elliott Morris

Exclusive interview: Elliott Morris

Having supported Nancy Kerr at Cecil Sharp House in October 2016, singer-songwriter Elliott Morris returns to the home of English Folk to launch his debut album. Ahead of the show, we had a chat about his songwriting, his guitar playing style and musical background.

Artist bursaries

Artist bursaries for 2017/18 now open for applications

Artists at any stage of their career are invited to apply for funding to pursue a creative project, as part of our Artists’ Development programme.