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At the heart of English folk
Hazel Askew and Dave Delarre


We run a diverse range of folk song, music and dance classes, courses, workshops and talks for adults, at Cecil Sharp House, and occasionally elsewhere.


Daytime Ceilidh

Wednesday 29 January, 1.30pm

Join us for a friendly and fun afternoon of barn dancing, cake and conversation! With professional caller Mary Panton and live music, this dance will have added support and guidance for people with mobility issues and Parkinson’s. 
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Saturday Folk Music Workshops   

Discover your inner folk! Workshops in singing, banjo, fiddle, guitar, melodeon, penny whistle and accordion, plus Ceilidh Band for mixed instruments.
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Cecil Sharp House Choir

Learn to sing wonderful a cappella folk harmony songs from Britain and around the world.
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Monday Folk Choir Workshops

Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment!
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Morris Dancing

A fun, inclusive way of learning one of England's most iconic dances.
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English Country Dancing

Come and learn the steps and figures for a range of traditional British and American social folk dances, accompanied by live band.
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Additional Classes and Courses

There are also additional weekly classes and courses held at Cecil Sharp House run by other providers.
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