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Malcolm Taylor OBE

New chapter for the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has announced that Malcolm Taylor OBE is to step down from his role as the Director of the EFDSS library and archive, the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML), in July 2014.

Yan Tan Tethera

Unique Yan Tan Tethera commission inspired by materials within VWML

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has announced a new exhibition and associated series of special events at its north London centre as part of its first ever commission to marry contemporary crafts with traditional folk arts, music and dance.

Cecil Sharp House

Easter opening times

Please note that the Cecil Sharp House offices will be closed from 5.30pm on Thursday 17 April and will reopen on Tuesday 22 April at 9.30am.

The Full English free archive open day in Wiltshire

Expert speakers, view original collections and learn how to access the world’s biggest digital archive of folk song, tune, dance and custom manuscripts.