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22 Nov

For over a decade Sheelanagig have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe.

 

Dancers

Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.

 

23 Nov

24 Nov

Discover your inner folk! Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in accordion, banjo, fiddle, guitar, melodeon, penny whistle and mixed instrument classes.

 

25 Nov

26 Nov

English Country Dancing

These classes, for confident dancers with a solid grounding in English social folk dance, provide the opportunity to improve dance technique and quality, and explore a more complex and diverse repertoire.

 

27 Nov

Cecil Sharp House, London

Have fun, increase your fitness and improve your dance skills whilst learning Cotswold morris dances. Led by tutor Andy Richards and accompanied by live music.

 

28 Nov

Mary Humphreys & Anahata

Described at a gig recently as “the accessible face of traditional song and music” they try to ensure that their green credentials are second to none.

 

29 Nov

Faustus

Acclaimed trio Faustus present new music drawn from the Cotton Famine Poetry project.

 

Dancers

Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.

 

30 Nov

01 Dec

Discover your inner folk! Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in accordion, banjo, fiddle, guitar, melodeon, penny whistle and mixed instrument classes.

 

This sublime, critically acclaimed and multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians - Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita - delivers a stunning exhibition of world-class musicianship.

 

02 Dec

Old photos of singers

Internationally published folklorist Steve Roud presents with Laura Smyth, EFDSS’ Library and Archive Director, this popular introductory level day exploring the history of English folk song.