With only a few weeks to go until Christmas is once again upon us, the Folkshop is your first port of call for cards and gifts for your folky friends.
As 2016 rapidly draws to a close, we're looking ahead to a really special programme of music at Cecil Sharp house to kick off the new year.
As part of English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) mission to celebrate diversity and promote equality we are happy to announce that we have produced our first learning resource in celebration of Black History Month. EFDSS is here to champion the English folk arts – music, song, dance and related art forms and traditions – as part of the rich and diverse cultural landscape of the UK. We are keen to explore links between English folk traditions and those from further a field.
We are delighted to announce two recipients of the inaugural Malcolm Taylor Grant for Folk Collections.
Current EFDSS President and legendary folk singer Shirley Collins has announced her return to recording after 38 years. The new album, Lodestar, will be released on November 4th, and with it, Shirley has created the unlikeliest release of the century so far.