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At the heart of English folk

Seeking young talent for the National Youth Folk Ensemble

Applications are now open for young musicians to form the first cohort of the National Youth Folk Ensemble. We are looking for excellent instrumentalists who are dedicated to developing as folk musicians and excited about collaborating with others who share their passion!

Congratulations to all BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees

BBC Radio 2 have selected a fine list of folk musicians for the Folk Awards this year, promising an exciting and exceptional ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in April.

The Kennedy Hall refurbishment is underway but we still need your help...

Our primary space is now closed for major renovation work, but there's still time to donate!

Folk Connections on BBC Radio 3 launches at Cecil Sharp House this Friday

Katy Spicer, the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) Chief Executive and Artistic Director is busy packing her bag for Celtic Connections this weekend, but there’s lots to be excited about even if you can’t make the trip up to Glasgow.

Rachel Hamer Band

Graeme Miles Bursary 2016 recipient announced

A Newcastle folk band with strong links to Teesside is set to record its first album, thanks to a bursary in memory of one of the North East’s most acclaimed songwriters.