Explore England's award winning folk arts centre, at the heart of London.
A world-class dedicated folk arts centre, Cecil Sharp House is at the heart of English folk. The House has played host to some of the biggest names in music. A busy schedule of dances, gigs, courses, workshops, lectures and talks awaits!
As one of the most celebrated and legendary music and dance venues in London, Cecil Sharp House is the perfect venue to host your event. Whether you’re promoting a concert, hosting a meeting or looking for a teaching or rehearsal space, this unique venue provides a flexible solution. We can accommodate dance and music classes, private parties, weddings, conferences. Cecil Sharp House is used as a location for films, television programmes and fashion shoots.
Embrace the traditional folk dances from many countries. This drop-in class is ideal for beginners. No need to bring a partner.
Get a taste of Scotland in London. There will be a foot stomping band leading you through the moves. Suitable for those who are absolute beginners or advanced dancers.
Your chance to experience and take part in a real Cajun dance party! No previous experience necessary. Most events begin with a dance class followed by a different live Cajun band each month.
Learn to play Bert Jansch’s special riffs, vamps, elements and iconic compositions. Workshop leaders, Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst, give special insights into Bert’s influences as well as his idiosyncrasies and provide study materials, special exercises and some of his compositions.
Balkanplus aim to provide a regular forum for Balkan folklore and dance enthusiasts. The "plus" in Balkanplus is because we include some of the popular dances from other parts of the world in our programmes.
American-style contras and squares - with a few traditional and modern numbers thrown in for good measure.
Tue 26th Nov 2019
Fri 15th Nov 2019
Fri 15th Nov 2019
Fri 8th Nov 2019
Fri 1st Nov 2019