Join the English Folk Dance and Song Society team at Cecil Sharp House and The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.
At the English Folk Song and Dance Society we offer a diverse range of employment across the Society, within the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library and at Cecil Sharp House.
We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment and selection process. We welcome applications from everyone who matches each role’s required skills and interests.
All applicants must complete our standard Application Form, rather than sending a CV. We don’t accept speculative enquiries about employment.
Unless otherwise indicated, our posts are based at Cecil Sharp House, London.
Call-out for artists: towards a cross-cultural creative learning programme
The English Folk Dance and Song Society is developing a new project to explore, share and create artistic connections between English traditional folk music and dance, and folk traditions originating from outside Europe.
As the first stage in the project, we are seeking artists from a range of backgrounds to work together for two days to explore ideas and material towards developing new cross-cultural creative learning projects with young people in schools.
Deadline for applications: 9am, Thursday 17 October
The English Folk Dance and Song Society is looking to appoint an experienced choir leader for the well-established Cecil Sharp House Choir. The Choir meets on Wednesday evenings at Cecil Sharp House as part of our adult learning programme, and has been led by Sally Davies from 2008 until December 2019.
To apply, please:
Deadline for applications: Friday 1 November, 9am
Volunteering is a great way to support EFDSS and get closer to all things folk. If you are interested in volunteering for us please see below for volunteer opportunities. At Cecil Sharp House we are always on the lookout for more volunteer stewards to help support our concerts, dances and family activities. It’s a fun way to get involved and have a great experience in one of London’s greatest venues.
Our garden is maintained and planted by Permaculture and we welcome volunteers all year round to keep it looking beautiful.
Volunteers are a valuable part of our staff team. If you are enthusiastic about the folk arts, have good verbal communication skills and enjoy being in a creative environment where your contributions can really make a difference then please do get in touch to register your interest.