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At the heart of English folk

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!

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.

Martyn Joseph

Exclusive interview: Martyn Joseph

The Winter/Spring 2017 season of music at Cecil Sharp House kicks off with a performance from Welsh singer/songwriter Martyn Joseph on 19 January. Ahead of the show, we had a chat with Martyn about his involvement in the Sweet Liberties project, performing solo, his guitar technique and more.