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At the heart of English folk

Welcome to Cecil Sharp House

Explore England's award winning folk arts centre, at the heart of London.

Coming soon...

  • Tomorrow
    • Friday Feet
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      Embrace the traditional folk dances from many countries. This drop-in class is ideal for beginners. No need to bring a partner.

    • Ceilidh Club
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      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.

    • Filé Gumbo Cajun
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      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.

  • Saturday
    • Bert Jansch Winter Guitar Workshop
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      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
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      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. 

    • London Barndance Company
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      American-style contras and squares - with a few traditional and modern numbers thrown in for good measure.