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At the heart of English folk
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Folk Connections on BBC Radio 3 launches at Cecil Sharp House this Friday

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.

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.

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.