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At the heart of English folk
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Heaving the Lead by Flo Brooks

Open call for exhibition proposals

Calling artists, curators, designers and makers…

Does your work document or explore folk arts and practices? Are you inspired by folk dance, song, or music and interested in making links between traditional folk arts and contemporary arts practice?

Would you benefit from accessing the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) and archives?

We are looking for proposals for exhibitions that make new and exciting links to folk to take place at Cecil Sharp House from March – July 2017 and September 2017 – January 2018.

Peggy Seeger

Exclusive interview: Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger is one of those people who is impossible to describe adequately in a sentence. Songwriter, singer, musician, activist, stalwart of the British and American folk scenes, all words which may be accurate but hardly do justice to the inspiring person to whom I had the privilege of speaking.

Autumn season of music at Cecil Sharp House

Autumn season of music at Cecil Sharp House

As summer rushes past and autumn rapidly approaches, we're looking forward to a busy and exciting season of music at Cecil Sharp House.