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. The venue accommodates dance and music classes, private parties, weddings, conferences and has served as a location for films, television programmes and fashion shoots.
John Doyle, John McCusker and Mike McGoldrick first crossed paths as teenagers. Quarter of a century later, the fired-up folk live-wires are set to celebrate their friendship, and musical kinship, with their first studio album, The Wishing Tree. A thrilling trip through traditional, contemporary and original jigs, reels, ballads and more, it sees them branch out musically, while tracing the roots of their tunes, and acquaintance.
Explore England's social folk dance heritage. Led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff.
Enjoy Ireland's popular folk dance in a welcoming environment. All levels catered for in this friendly group.
Embrace the traditional folk dances from many countries. This drop-in class is ideal for beginners. No need to bring a partner.
Get a taste of Scotland in London. There will be a foot stomping band leading you through the moves. Suitable for those who are absolute beginners or advanced dancers.
Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in accordion, banjo, fiddle, guitar, melodeon, penny whistle and mixed instrument classes.
Thu 7th Sep 2017
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Fri 21st Jul 2017
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Mon 10th Jul 2017