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31 May

This mixed level class is based on the popular and lively Cotswold morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks.


Long established and much-loved folk club, with monthly guest nights. Floor singers always welcome.


01 Jun

02 Jun

The Massive Violins

Those seven singing cellists are back for their now regular summer spectacular.



Learn the steps for barn, American contra, English country dances and ceilidhs. Musicians welcome to join the live band.


Irish Set Dancing

Enjoy Ireland's popular folk dance in a welcoming environment. All levels catered for in this friendly group.


03 Jun

The first stage of auditions to find England’s talented young folk musicians.


Friday Feet

Embrace the traditional folk dances from many countries. This drop-in class is ideal for beginners. No need to bring a partner.


Get a taste of Scotland in London. A foot stomping band will lead you through the moves. Suitable for all levels.


04 Jun

Saturday Folk Music Workshops

Discover your inner folk! Fun, welcoming and expertly taught workshops at different levels in banjo, accordion, fiddle, song, melodeon and folk ensemble.


Raymond Roland

It is thirty years since the premature and untimely passing of Raymond Roland, one of the most loved and significant Irish Traditional Musicians to grace, entertain and contribute to the revival in the survival of Irish Traditional Music.


05 Jun


Leslie Haddon will teach a selection of dances from the Czech Republic.


The Opera Cabaret

An enchanting evening with wonderful singers. Hosted by Adey Grummet with Jonathan Williams at the piano.



Argentinean School of Tango & Folklore.