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17 Oct

Cecil Sharp House, London

This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks. Led by tutor Andy Richards.

 

18 Oct

Young Waters

Cecil Sharp House, London

Young Waters’ twisted neo-folk is a tapestry of emotionally powerful vocals, stirring harmonies, lyrical violin solos and finely mastered acoustic guitar.

 

19 Oct

Happy Traum

With colorful anecdotes and incisive memories, and the aid of vintage photos and music clips, Happy Traum relates some of his adventures as an active member of the New York folk revival; his arrest for civil disobedience; his participation in what has become known as the “Great Folk Singer’s Riot” in Washington Square; and his friendships with some of the leading folk artists of the day.

 

Dancers

Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.

 

20 Oct

21 Oct

Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in accordion, banjo, fiddle, guitar, melodeon, penny whistle and mixed instrument classes.

 

22 Oct

23 Oct

24 Oct

GYFO! Juniors

An exciting introduction to all things folk for 9–12 year olds.

 

Cecil Sharp House, London

This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks. Led by tutor Andy Richards.

 

25 Oct

GYFO!

Cecil Sharp House, London

A creative folk course for 12–19 year olds.

 

Presented by Mike Norris, former EFDSS chair and host of the Classic Folk Radio show, these unamplified traditional performances will take place in the intimate Storrow Hall at Cecil Sharp House. Enjoy tales of love and lust, incest and murder, humour and tragedy, sung by some of today's finest traditional singers.

 

26 Oct

GYFO!

Cecil Sharp House, London

A creative folk course for 12–19 year olds.

 

A creative folk workshop for disabled 12-24 year olds, their siblings and friends.

 

Dancers

Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.

 

27 Oct

GYFO!

A creative folk course for 12–19 year olds.

 

Book shelves

Chetham's Library

‘Barbara Allen’: Broadside Ballad, Theatre Song, Traditional Song by Vic Gammon

 

28 Oct

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30 Oct

31 Oct

Cecil Sharp House, London

This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks. Led by tutor Andy Richards.

 

01 Nov

Pagoda Project

Cecil Sharp House, London

Paul Hutchinson, also known for Belshazzar’s Feast, and Karen Wimhurst, previously a member of the Cauld Blast Orchestra, bring together their unique blend of traditional folk with jazz improvisation to create a warm, dynamic sound.

 

02 Nov

Dancers

Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.

 

Kathryn Tickell

These artists’ work grows from the landscape, language, history and strange beauty of the north. With the drive of David’s storytelling and Kathryn’s love of the traditions of her native Northumbria, the poetic power of language and music combine.

 

03 Nov

04 Nov

Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in accordion, banjo, fiddle, guitar, melodeon, penny whistle and mixed instrument classes.

 

05 Nov