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At the heart of English folk

English Folk Expo

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is a founding partner of the English Folk Expo (EFEx), the most important showcase event to sell English folk music to a national and international delegation of buyers.

The event is managed by Playpen Management, and the event partners with the Manchester Folk Festival programmed by So It Is and hosted by Home Central Manchester.

The event is funded by Arts Council England with support from EFDSS and Home. 

EFEx 2018 will place on 18 to 21 October in central Manchester. Delegates from the UK and abroad will see a host of established and up-and-coming professional, export-ready artists, performing at Manchester Folk Festival as well as at private showcases and receptions exclusive to English Folk Expo.

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