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At the heart of English folk
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Martin Simpson

Summer 2018 programme of music announced

We're willing away the cold weather by looking forward to our exciting summer programme of music, featuring a wonderful mix of well-established legends of the folk scene and up-and-coming artists.

Exclusive interview: Alistair Anderson

Alistair Anderson is bringing his new band to Cecil Sharp House on Thursday 15 March. Ahead of their performance, we had a chat with Alistair to find out more about how his new line-up came together, their creative process and plans for the future.

The Young'uns

The Young’uns return to Cecil Sharp House presenting a new suite of songs

The Young’uns are bringing their unique brand of harmony and humour to back to Cecil Sharp House on Thursday 5 April to present The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff. 

Book now for our winter/spring season

Winter/Spring 2018 programme of music announced

We're kicking off 2018 with a customarily busy and exciting programme of music at Cecil Sharp House, featuring performers inspired by traditional song from across the musical spectrum.

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.