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At the heart of English folk

Be part of the future of folk

Music, song, dance, storytelling, customs and traditions: The traditional folk arts have been a huge part of the rich and diverse cultural landscape of the UK for hundreds of years. We're here to make sure they don't die out.

As well as running a vibrant programme of education, music, dance, artist development and art at our headquarters, the Grade II listed Cecil Sharp House in north London, we also work across the country with schools, museums, independent teachers and many more partners, and we safeguard the nation’s priceless folk treasures in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.

But we need your help.

As a charity, we rely on our generous supporters to help us achieve our vision of keeping the folk arts flourishing for future generations.

At the heart of our work is the belief that everyone should be able to learn about and participate in the folk arts. We’d like every person in England to have the opportunity to experience folk for themselves, and to love it as much as we all do.

If you could consider making a regular donation of £10 a month, you would be making a huge investment in the future of folk.

How you can help

To make a regular gift, simply download, complete and sign both of the below forms and return them to:

The Future of Folk, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, London, NW1 7AY



Donate now

There's never been a better time to donate to EFDSS - between now and 2019 your donation will be matched by Arts Council England!