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.
Improve your fiddle playing in a friendly group, led by Pete Cooper, who teaches fiddle playing by ear.
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.
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.
Mon 19th Mar 2018
Fri 2nd Mar 2018
Fri 15th Dec 2017
Thu 9th Nov 2017
Fri 29th Sep 2017