Explore England's award winning folk arts centre, at the heart of London.
A world-class dedicated folk arts centre, Cecil Sharp House is at the heart of English folk. The House has played host to some of the biggest names in music, including Martin & Eliza Carthy, Davy Graham, Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling, Graham Coxon, and Goldfrapp. A busy schedule of dances, gigs, courses, workshops, lectures and talks awaits!
As one of the most celebrated and legendary music and dance venues in London, Cecil Sharp House is the perfect venue to host your event. Whether you’re promoting a concert, hosting a meeting or looking for a teaching or rehearsal space, this unique venue provides a flexible solution. We can accommodate dance and music classes, private parties, weddings, conferences. Cecil Sharp House is used as a location for films, television programmes and fashion shoots.
Learn Lancashire clog dancing, a great northern British tradition, alive and kicking in the south. Classes are suitable for beginners and there’s no need to bring a partner.
This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks.
Long established and much-loved folk club, with monthly guest nights. Floor singers always welcome.
Improve your fiddle playing in a friendly group, led by Pete Cooper, who teaches fiddle playing by ear.
'I have believed in spirits from that day unto this': The Ghostly Crew [Roud 1822], ghostlore and traditional song by Paul Cowdell
When the Charles Haskell sank the Andrew Jackson in 1866, it produced a local narrative of a ‘ghost ship’ that was adapted into a song still in the oral tradition.
Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.
Fri 2nd Mar 2018
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Fri 29th Sep 2017
Fri 29th Sep 2017