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At the heart of English folk
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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.

Reg Meuross

Exclusive interview: Reg Meuross

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.

Extended programme of holiday courses for young people at Cecil Sharp House

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is delighted to announce its extended programme of holiday courses for young people this October half term. 

Autumn education programme for national folk arts centre

Enrolments open for extended autumn adult learning programme at Cecil Sharp House

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is delighted to be offering an extended series of classes and courses this Autumn, as part of its thriving adult learning programme at Cecil Sharp House. Please read on for details and to enrol.