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English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) - Folk Unlimited

Description

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) have an exciting new initiative called Folk Unlimited.

Folk Unlimited will introduce creative, inclusive, multi-sensory band sessions for disabled young people aged 12 – 24, their carers and friends.

Come to a Folk Unlimited session and:

  • Learn to play, sing and arrange songs and tunes from Britain and across the globe
  • Learn and explore new instruments and accessible technology
  • Learn new skills with fantastic tutors
  • Make new friends
  • Perform at events
  • Work towards an Arts Award

You don’t need to have any experience of playing an instrument or folk music to take part. Carers are welcome to join in too, or can have a break in our café just outside the rehearsal space.


Folk Unlimited launch on Sunday, 20 January, 2019  - free sampler session.

2019 term dates:  

Spring Term: (20 Jan) 3rd and 17th  February, 3rd and 17th  March

Summer Term: 28th April, 19th  May,  9th  23rd  June,  6th  July

Termly fee: £20 / £16 concessions

Financial assistance for young people with transport or fees if needed. 

 

Outreach Sessions

English Folk Dance SS have funding to deliver outreach sessions in schools and settings in North London signposting young people to our new band. 

These sessions will include tutor performances, singing, music-making and dancing, with English folk arts and culture at its heart. 

If you would like us to deliver an outreach session with your organisation, please do get in touch.

Please help us spread the news about our new band by sharing this information within your networks and with your people.  We want to reach lots of young people!

For more information, postcards or flyers, please do get in touch and we will send them to you.  Contact:

Romana Ashraf - Marketing and Venue Sales Administrator

(part-time, Mon-Tue Venue Sales / Wed-Thu Marketing)

English Folk Dance and Song Society

Cecil Sharp House

2 Regent’s Park Road

London

NW1 7AY

Phone: 20 7485 2206 ext.228

e-mail: Romana Ashraf romana@efdss.org                               

Web: www.efdss.org

Record Last Updated on: 25/01/2019

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