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At the heart of English folk


Narratives of Location

Narratives of Location

Judith Burrows

19 October 2016 - 22 January 2017

This exhibition features Judith Burrows' large scale paintings. These are inspired by the locations which she sources for her photographic and film portraits of musicians. A selection of her portraits will hang alongside the canvasses, as well as sketches and notes taken for shoots.

A Cecil Sharp House Retrospective

Various artists

15 June - 2 October

A retrospective featuring a selection of works from our permanent collection alongside pieces from our temporary exhibitions programme of the past 8 years.

Morris Federation's 40th Anniversary Exhibition

“I didn’t know women were allowed to do that…” A celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Morris Federation

Biff Unplugged

Chris Garratt and Mick Kidd have been locked in a long-distance comedy relationship  since childhood.

Murmuration of Folk

Murmuration of Folk

Rosie Reed Gold

10 June - 12 August

This new exhibition by emerging artist Rosie Reed Gold came from her discovery of the dance tune Song for the Starling within the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library. Working with mixed media, Reed Gold will present a series of works exploring the differences and similarities of ‘social movement’ between the murmurations of starlings and English country dances.