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At the heart of English folk

Holiday Courses at Cecil Sharp House

Welcoming young people to Cecil Sharp House to explore folk music, dance and song from the British Isles and beyond.

Get Your Folk On! courses offer young people the chance to:

  • play music by ear - no sheet music here!
  • explore harmonies, riffs, chord sequences and folk techniques
  • create arrangements in small and big bands
  • sing and explore the history and culture of folk songs
  • try new instruments or dance forms
  • gain performance skills with final sharing events

Suitable for all levels of ability, from beginners to the most advance musicians, our courses are friendly, flexible and responsive to all young people's needs.

Led by a team of skilled and engaging folk educators - no previous folk experience is required and no two courses are the same! 

Get Your Folk On! Juniors Get Your Folk On! Juniors

  For 7 – 11 year olds.

  Wednesday 14 February 2018, 10.30am - 4.30pm

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Get Your Folk On! Get Your Folk On! 

  For 12 - 19 year olds.

  Thursday 15 - Friday 16 February 2018, 10.30am - 4.30pm

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Get Your Folk On! Plus Get Your Folk On! Plus

  For disabled 12-24 year olds and their siblings and friends.

  Wednesday 14 February 2018, 2pm - 4pm

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