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At the heart of English folk
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EFDSS activity across the country mapped out

We have had a busy and happy year delivering folk music and dance creative learning projects, events, performances, training courses and conferences all over England!

Spring 2017 Workshops

Saturday Folk Music Workshops return for 2017

Whether you want to learn to play from scratch, or improve your technique and musical confidence, come and enjoy high quality teaching from professional folk musicians at Cecil Sharp House.

Merry Christmas

Christmas with the English Folk Dance and Song Society

As 2016 comes to a close, we're looking forward to a number of exciting ways to celebrate the holidays! Join us for festive Christmas performances and a New Year's Eve ceilidh, and be sure to visit our Christmas Folkshop!

University of Sheffield Digital Folk project seeking participants for research about The Full English Digital Archive

The Digital Folk Project at the University of Sheffield is looking for volunteers to take part in some research about The Full English project. Researchers would like to speak to people who use the archive regularly, as well as those who have not used it before.

VWML Lectures: December 2016 - March 2017

VWML Lectures: December 2016 - March 2017

After the highly successful first Library Lecture series, the VWML is pleased to announce its second series of evening lectures covering folk song, music, and folklore, presented by expert guest speakers.