Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 November 2018
Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Road, London NW1 7AY
Every year, EFDSS organises at least one full-scale scholarly conference, devoted to a particular aspect of its work - folk song, dance, or tunes. This year it is the turn of Folk Song, and submissions are invited for what is sure to be a major gathering of song researchers and enthusiasts.
Have you ever wanted to find folk songs about sea battles, or unrequited love, or ghosts?
The English Folk Dance and Song Society’s Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) is undertaking a substantial new project to index, for the first time, what folk songs are about.
A renowned folk collection that was recorded around Britain over seventy-five years ago and has been stored in America ever since has been brought to new online audiences, thanks to a project led by the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute in partnership with the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS).
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is offering an exciting opportunity for a committed archives and records management professional to join the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library as Archivist.
Perspectives on women's contributions to folk song, folklore and cultural traditions
Saturday 9 June 2018, University of Sussex
By Nick Wall, Assistant Librarian at the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.
Read the full blog article here