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At the heart of English folk

Welcome to Cecil Sharp House

Explore England's award winning folk arts centre, at the heart of London.

Coming soon...

  • Tomorrow
    • Friday Feet
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      Embrace the traditional folk dances from many countries. This drop-in class is ideal for beginners. No need to bring a partner.

    • Ceilidh Club
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      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.

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
    • BASCA presents: In Conversation with BBC Proms Director David Pickard - CANCELLED
      Cecil Sharp House, London

      Please note this event has now been postponed until further notice. For further information, please contact the organisers at

      The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) is hosting an afternoon event with BBC Proms Director, David Pickard. The session will see BASCA board director Gary Carpenter lead an in depth Q&A style discussion, looking at David Pickard’s achievements within the classical music industry, as well as exploring his current role leading the world’s biggest classical music festival, the BBC Proms, ahead of its upcoming eight week summer season starting in July.

    • Morris Dancing
      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.