This Saturday we are delighted to be hosting the long-anticipated centenary celebration of the great Bob Copper at Cecil Sharp House. Laura Smyth, Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, writes about the history and importance of the Copper family.
Mike Wilson-Jones, former EFDSS Board Member and longstanding VWML volunteer, writes about identifying and indexing the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s (EFDSS) collection of photographs. Having been assembled and donated from many sources over the last 100 years, the collection is thought to contain about 20,000 photographs.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society is delighted to announce that Laura Smyth has been appointed as the new Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML).
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) - custodian of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library and Archive - is delighted that our Vice President Eliza Carthy was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to music.
By Nick Wall, Assistant Librarian at the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.
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