Katy Spicer, the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) Chief Executive and Artistic Director is busy packing her bag for Celtic Connections this weekend, but there’s lots to be excited about even if you can’t make the trip up to Glasgow.
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.
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.
Modern day troubadour Reg Meuross takes to the stage of Cecil Sharp House with a rare full band show on Thursday 8 October, giving his critically acclaimed album England Green and England Grey a suitably grand finale. We had a chat with Reg to find out a bit more about the show and his thoughts on songwriting.