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At the heart of English folk
Bob Copper

Bob Copper: a look back

This Saturday we are delighted to be hosting the long-anticipated centenary celebration of the great Bob Copper at Cecil Sharp House. Laura Smyth, Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, writes about the history and importance of the Copper family.

Wesley Stace

Exclusive interview: Wesley Stace

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders is bringing its UK premiere to Cecil Sharp House on Saturday 31 January. The variety show has consistently received rave reviews in the USA; its eclectic range of celebrated musicians, writers and comedians weaving a show that will make you laugh, think and sing along. We had a chat with the genius behind the show, Wesley Stace.

Exclusive interview: Coach House Company

Following an exciting year, including fantastic performances at Cecil Sharp House, Wilderness Festival and the launch of a new EP, the unique multi-instrumental ensemble that is The Coach House Company return to Cecil Sharp House on Saturday 17 January to play a very special double bill alongside Maz O'Connor. We had a chat to find out a bit more about them as a band, how they found the last year and what they've got planned for the future.

Maz O'Connor

Exclusive interview: Maz O'Connor

On 17 January, Maz O'Connor is launching the Winter-Spring programme of music at Cecil Sharp House in a very special double bill with Coach House Company. Ahead of the show we had a chat about touring, songwriting and approaches to traditional music.

Beyond the Marches / Dros y Ffin

Beyond The Marches / Dros y Ffin project announcement

Young folk musicians team up for celebration of the music of two nations

Beyond The Marches / Dros y Ffin, featuring some of the finest young contemporary folk musicians on the scene, will explore and celebrate the shared history and culture of two nations, England and Wales.