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At the heart of English folk
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.

James Madison Carpenter

New project brings major folk song collection to the UK

A new project to incorporate a pivotal collection into the world’s largest online searchable database of folk songs and music has been announced.

Traditional Tunes and Popular Airs

New conference explores Traditional Tunes and Popular Airs: History and Transmission

A conference to be held at Cecil Sharp House, London, on 6 - 7 October 2017
Organised by the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, EFDSS, and the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen

National Youth Folk Ensemble

Applications for National Youth Folk Ensemble 2017-18 now open

EFDSS is on the lookout for the next cohort of talented young folk musicians to carry the Ensemble into 2018.