Welcoming young people to Cecil Sharp House to explore folk music, dance and song from Britain and beyond.
I loved making new songs and performing with new people. I also loved the morris dancing!
Through a focus on folk music, song and dance, Get Your Folk On! courses offer young musicians the chance to:
Courses are friendly, flexible and responsive to all young people's needs and abilities.
Led by a team of skilled and engaging folk educators - no previous folk experience is required and no two courses are the same!
Get Your Folk On!
Juniors (7 – 11 year olds) | Youth (12 - 19 year olds)
Thursday 25 - Friday 26 October 2018, 10.30am – 4.30pm
This creative course will have a special focus on tunes and songs from Scotland as we welcome five finalists of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017 to lead sessions on the first day of the course, in collaboration with the Traditional Music and Song Association of Scotland. No previous experience is necessary and suitable for all instruments and skill levels.
Course fee: £60 | £40 concessions (advance booking required)
Get Your Folk On! Plus
For disabled 12-24 year olds and their friends
Wednesday 24 October, 1 - 3pm
Join folk artist Emmie Ward for a creative folk workshop for disabled young people (12-24 year olds), their siblings and friends.
Course fee: £12 | £8 concessions (advance booking required)