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Every one of the 5 million people in Yorkshire and the Humber should be aware of folk arts and have a chance to take part; and every child in every school in the region should have the chance to learn traditional music, song and dance.

Latest news

Seamer Folk Club Moves

Duo to create a series of songs of Doncaster

New project brings major folk song collection to the UK

Harrogate Sessions changes

Nationwide search for next cohort of the National Youth Folk Ensemble

English Folk Dance and Song Society announces Gold Badge for Pete and Sue Coe

New Venue for Croppers Folk Club

New session in Scarborough

Beverley Folk & Roots Club Moves

Search for members of new National Youth Folk Ensemble comes to Leeds

Communities invited to “call the tune” on forthcoming Young 'Uns tour

EFDSS to receive international lifetime achievement award

Music charity awarding grants to young musicians

York Singaround Moves.

Photo: Maltby Phoenix Sword at DERT 2005: link to news page  
Maltby Phoenix Sword


Directory Update

We are constantly updating the Regional Folk Arts Directory. It would help considerably if those people, organisations, performers etc. who are listed in the directory could check their entries and if it's more than a year old please drop an email to Jim Hancock to confirm that it's up to date or to make any changes.

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Regional Traditions

A series of short introductions to traditional activities in Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, past and present.

If you would like to contribute an item on some particular tradition for your part of Yorkshire drop a line to Jim Hancock




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