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At the heart of English folk

Alan James Creative Bursaries 2019

Four projects will create new music rooted in and inspired by English folk, funded by The English Folk Dance and Song Society – England’s national development agency for the folk arts.

National Youth Folk Ensemble to visit The Virtual Orchestra

The National Youth Folk Ensemble will play two sets at the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Virtual Orchestra in Basingstoke on 1 August. 

Young musicians to take over Cecil Sharp House

Youth bands from across England will perform at the home of English folk on Saturday 6 July for our annual celebration of youth folk music. 

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EFDSS programme at English Folk Expo 2019

The English Folk Dance and Song Society will be pleased to present three artists at English Folk Expo in Manchester this October.

Applications open for Alan James Creative Bursary and Residency Programme

The English Folk Dance and Song Society is inviting applications from artists with a track-record as professional creatives, for a total of three bursaries for 2019/20.