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At the heart of English folk

Resource bank

Inspire learning with folk

Explore free online materials for using English traditional folk song, music, dance, drama and other arts in your teaching and leading.

New to the world of folk? Take a tour of the Beginners' Guides providing information on folk dance, song, music, costume, customs and other arts.

Working with schools and communities? Use our Resources and Teaching Tools for a wide range of freely downloadable packs, many with accompanying audio and video files.

Resources are suitable for use in formal and informal settings including: primary, secondary and SEN schools (EYFS to Key Stage 5), youth ensembles, community choirs, adult learning and more. 

Visit the Resource Bank

National Youth Folk Ensemble on Instagram

See highlights from the Ensemble's residential courses and performances

 

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