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At the heart of English folk
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Book now for our winter/spring season

Winter/Spring 2018 programme of music announced

We're kicking off 2018 with a customarily busy and exciting programme of music at Cecil Sharp House, featuring performers inspired by traditional song from across the musical spectrum.

Be part of the Future of Folk

Music, song, dance, storytelling, customs and traditions: The traditional folk arts have been a huge part of the rich and diverse cultural landscape of the UK for hundreds of years.

Camden in Bloom 2017

Cecil Sharp House’s permaculture garden wins Camden in Bloom again

The garden at Cecil Sharp House has won a top Camden in Bloom prize for the third time in four years. The much-loved green space has been awarded Best Business Garden 2017, after scooping the same prize in 2016 and also Best Business Entrance 2014.

Germa Adan

CD Competition: Germa Adan

Last year we awarded seed funding to the fantastic singer and songwriter Germa Adan. Ahead of her performance at Cecil Sharp House on Wednesday 11 October, we are offering you the chance to win a copy of her new mini-album Kenbe Fem (Hold Firm).

Tunes of the Munster Pipers

‘Tunes of the Munster Pipers’ event showcases tunes from the James Goodman Collection

A special event at Cecil Sharp House will explore the musical landscape of 19th century southwest Ireland, through tunes drawn from Goodman’s outstanding manuscript collection.