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At the heart of English folk
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Sam Sweeney appointed Artistic Director of National Youth Folk Ensemble

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is thrilled to have appointed Sam Sweeney as the inaugural Artistic Director of the National Youth Folk Ensemble.

John Spiers

Exclusive interview: John Spiers

Bellowhead melodeon player John Spiers is set to bring a rare solo performance to Cecil Sharp House on Wednesday 21 October. We had a chat about his distinctive approach to the instrument, both as a solo performer and in a band setting.

Martin Simpson and Dom Flemons

Exclusive interview: Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons

Martin Simpson and Dom Flemons are bringing their fantastic exploration of English and American music traditions to Cecil Sharp House on Thursday 15 October. We had a chat about the ongoing musical exchange between the two traditions, banjo playing and more.