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At the heart of English folk
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Mary Panton dancing

New folk dance class at Cecil Sharp House

We are excited to introduce a brand new dance class to our programme this September.

EFDSS Artist Development Programme Questionnaire

Our Artist Development Programme has now been running for 10 years, so it seems like a good time to review what we offer with the folk sector’s input, to improve what we do and feed into future developments.

EFDSS awards funding for new music rooted in the English folk tradition

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

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EFDSS programme at English Folk Expo announced

We are pleased to announce the three artists we will be presenting at English Folk Expo in Manchester this October.

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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.