Explore England's award winning folk arts centre, at the heart of London.
A world-class dedicated folk arts centre, Cecil Sharp House is at the heart of English folk. The House has played host to some of the biggest names in music, including Martin & Eliza Carthy, Davy Graham, Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling, Graham Coxon, and Goldfrapp. A busy schedule of dances, gigs, courses, workshops, lectures and talks awaits!
As one of the most celebrated and legendary music and dance venues in London, Cecil Sharp House is the perfect venue to host your event. Whether you’re promoting a concert, hosting a meeting or looking for a teaching or rehearsal space, this unique venue provides a flexible solution. The venue accommodates dance and music classes, private parties, weddings, conferences and has served as a location for films, television programmes and fashion shoots.
Embrace the traditional folk dances from many countries. This drop-in class is ideal for beginners. No need to bring a partner.
Get a taste of Scotland in London. A foot stomping band will lead you through the moves. Suitable for all levels.
Discover your inner folk! Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in banjo, accordion, fiddle, song, melodeon and folk ensemble.
Experts from the Bert Jansch Transcription group, Mike Walker (Renbourn Guitar Workshops) Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst will demonstrate how to acquire some of the guitar techniques that made Bert Jansch's style unique, with examples and transcriptions from the forthcoming Bert Transcribed Songbook.
A valuable training day for morris, sword, step / clog and other folk dancers with information on how to dance longer and dance better. This one day workshop will focus on discussing and applying the principles of safe and effective practice to English folk dance, with consideration for the dancer and the teacher.
Thu 29th Sep 2016
Thu 1st Sep 2016
Wed 10th Aug 2016
Mon 8th Aug 2016
Fri 5th Aug 2016