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At the heart of English folk

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Help support the future of the folk arts

As an English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) member, you will be one of our greatest advocates, helping us to carry on our mission of preserving and promoting the very best of English traditional folk arts. Your support also provides vital income that allows us to continue our work all over the country, in areas such as artist development and education.

Members’ benefits include (dependent on membership type):

  • A full-colour quarterly magazine, English Dance & Song, providing news and reviews of what’s hot in the folk arts sector
  • Folk Music Journal, our annual academic journal, highly valued by universities and libraries across the world
  • Limited public liability insurance cover

 
We have nearly 4,000 members, all around the world, and their supports helps us to be maintain and enhance our reputation as one of the most dynamic arts organisations in England. In the past few years we have dramatically increased activities around learning, performance and artist support, and have developed Cecil Sharp House into a vibrant and creative arts centre.

Club directory coming soon

We are working on a listing of our Dance and Music Club members, allowing you to find relevant Clubs around the country according to your interests.

 

National Youth Folk Ensemble

National Youth Folk Ensemble