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22 Jan

Fiddle School

Improve your fiddle playing in a friendly group, led by Pete Cooper, who teaches fiddle playing by ear.

 

Sing traditional songs from the Britain and beyond, in a cappella harmony arrangements.

 

There's Method in the Magic

There’s method in the magic: the theory behind folk magic in medieval and early modern England

By Tabitha Stanmore

 

23 Jan

Morena Slovak Dance Company

Your chance to learn from a professionally trained Slovak traditional dancer.

 

Alasdair Roberts og Völvur

Singer and guitarist Alasdair Roberts is one of Scotland’s most idiosyncratic folk musicians.

 

English Country Dancing

Learn English country, ceilidh and barn dancing, and related social folk dance styles from further afield, led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff with live music. 

 

24 Jan

Friday Feet

Cecil Sharp House, London

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

 

Cecil Sharp House, London

Get a taste of Scotland in London. There will be a foot stomping band leading you through the moves. Suitable for those who are absolute beginners or advanced dancers.

 

25 Jan

LCO Winter Concert

Join us for the second concert of the 'Four Elements’ 2019/20 season and enjoy our programme of air-inspired pieces.

 

Streetwise Opera Burns Night Ceilidh

Beat the January blues and put on your dancing shoes! Join Streetwise Opera to celebrate Burns Night 2020 with a foot-stomping night of music and dancing.

 

26 Jan

Ballroom dancers

Experience the Regency and Victorian ballroom with workshop and dances at Mrs Bennet's Ballroom Sunday Club.

 

Tango

Cecil Sharp House, London

Argentinean School of Tango & Folklore.

 

SOS written in red against a black background

The longest and largest running Salsa social in Europe.

 

27 Jan

Morena Slovak Dance Company

Your chance to learn from a professionally trained Slovak traditional dancer.

 

Monday Folk Choir Workshops

Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment.

 

28 Jan

Morris Dancing

Learn lively Cotswold morris dances, complete with hankies and sticks, in this friendly and accessible class. 

 

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

 

29 Jan

Daytime Ceilidh

Cecil Sharp House, London

Join us for a friendly and fun afternoon of barn dancing, cake and conversation!

 

Fiddle School

Improve your fiddle playing in a friendly group, led by Pete Cooper, who teaches fiddle playing by ear.

 

Sing traditional songs from the Britain and beyond, in a cappella harmony arrangements.

 

Jackie Oates

Jackie Oates presents ‘Lace Tellings’, a play about the lace makers of Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire.

 

30 Jan

English Country Dancing

Learn English country, ceilidh and barn dancing, and related social folk dance styles from further afield, led by tutor and caller Mike Ruff with live music. 

 

31 Jan

Friday Feet

Cecil Sharp House, London

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

 

Cecil Sharp House, London

Get a taste of Scotland in London. There will be a foot stomping band leading you through the moves. Suitable for those who are absolute beginners or advanced dancers.

 

01 Feb

Discover your inner folk with our professional and friendly team of folk music tutors.

 

Lau Nau and Vile Electrodes

Lau Nau, aka Laura Naukkarinen, is one of the most respected and compelling artists in the contemporary music scene in Finland.

 

02 Feb

Folk Unlimited

For disabled 12 – 30 year olds, their friends and carers.

 

The Youth Folk Club

The Young Folk Club is run for young people by young people! Play tunes, sing songs, and share your favourite music. Anyone aged 14-25 is welcome to come to this alcohol-free event. Bring an instrument or your voice, or just come to listen and chat.   

 

Tango

Cecil Sharp House, London

Argentinean School of Tango & Folklore.

 

SOS written in red against a black background

The longest and largest running Salsa social in Europe.