Cecil Sharp House

Cecil Sharp House
2 Regents Park Road, London, NW1 7AY
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Annette Gregory - Ella - Celebrating 100 Years

The singer celebrates the contributions to jazz made by Ella Fitzgerald, performing some of her best loved songs including Mack The Knife, The Man I Love and Lady Is A Tramp.

Sun 27 Aug

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00

Belshazzar's Feast

Belshazzar's Feast present a Christmas-themed show that mixes traditional folk music, seasonal material, added to their usual touch of classical and jazz, with a bit of pop and music hall, all topped off with lashings of wry humour.

Thu 14 Dec

£15

  • 19:30

Brian Peters

The traditional folk singer and musician, known for his interpretations of the Child Ballads, comes to the stage.

Tue 24 Oct

£4–£5

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Fri 1 Sep

£16.50

Traditional Scottish social dance with caller and band.

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Fri 8 Sep

£16.50

Traditional Scottish social dance with caller and band.

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Fri 22 Sep

£16.50

Traditional Scottish social dance with caller and band.

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Fun with Folk

Lively day of folk dance, music and song for ages 6–8.

Mon 23 Oct

£30 (£20)

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Germa Adan

The Haitian-born singer-songwriter, now resident in Birmingham, performs her original material, influenced by Haitian, American and British folk.

Wed 11 Oct

£12; £10 under 26s

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Get Your Folk On!

Young musicians aged 12–19 of various levels of experience are invited to come play their instruments at this folk music course.

Wed 25 Oct

£90 (£60) / 020 7485 2206

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Thu 26 Oct

£12 (£8) / 020 7485 2206

Get Your Folk On! Plus workshop for disabled 12–24 year olds, their siblings and friends. All abilities welcome. No prior experience of playing music required.

  • 14:00 – 16:00

£90 (£60) / 020 7485 2206

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Fri 27 Oct

£90 (£60) / 020 7485 2206

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Get Your Folk On! Juniors

Young musicians aged 9–11 of various levels of experience are invited to come and play their instruments and create folk music.

Tue 24 Oct

£30 (£20) / 020 7485 2206

Happy Traum

The singer from America performs a selection of his folk songs and tells stories of the Greenwich Village Folk Revival and the Woodstock Scene (1954 - 1971).

Thu 19 Oct

£16; £10 youth

  • 19:30 – 21:30

India Electric Co

Wide-ranging folk-based originals from the London-based pairing of Cole Stacey and Joseph O'Keefe.

Wed 13 Dec

£12

  • 19:30

Jess Morgan & Kitty Macfarlane

Jess Morgan - from Norwich and Kitty Macfarlane from Somerset are touring together in December 2017. The tour takes in dates on the home turf of each artist, introducing Jess to the West Country and Kitty to East Anglia. The tour has been planned in conjunction with EFDSS.

Wed 6 Dec

£12

  • 19:30

John Kirkpatrick

Thursday 9 February 8.00pm Squeezebox expert and accordion maestro John Kirkpatrick is one of the most prolific figures on the English folk scene, performing solo, in duos, acoustic groups and electric bands, and has established an enviable reputation as an instrumental virtuoso and session musician, as well as a leading…

Tue 19 Sep

£4–£5

  • 20:00 – 23:00

John Smith

A singer-songwriter and guitarist with honey-on-gravel vocals and uniquely intimate approach to songwriting.

Thu 23 Nov

£18.15

Joli Blon Cajun Band

Britain's all female Cajun band are back- and they are better than ever. Come and learn some Cajun dance moves (8.00-8.40pm). The enjoy an evening of live Cajun music.

Fri 8 Sep

£13.20 some concessions

Joli Blon Cajun Band + beginners' dance class

The Cajuns are the descendants of French settlers in south Louisiana. Their music has influences from Folk, Blues, Country and R&B, but, above all, it is fun, upbeat, music for partying and dancing. Joli Blon are a superb all-female band and have headlined Cajun and Zydeco music festivals in the UK. Come for the…

Fri 8 Sep

£12 (£11)

  • 19:30 – 22:50

Kings Of The South Seas

The London-based threesome comprising Ben Nicholls, Richard Warren and Evan Jenkins, performs traditional and contemporary folk material.

Wed 4 Oct

£14; £10 under 26s

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Kissing The Shuttle

Cecil Sharp House is proud to announce a new exhibition by Caitlin Hinshelwood, featuring an ambitious series of large-scale textile banners created in response to research from the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, London, the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, and the People's History Museum, Manchester. "Kissing…

Tue 26 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 23:00

Wed 27 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 23:00

Thu 28 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 23:00
…and 122 more dates until 28 Jan 2018

Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp

The duo performs traditional songs from England and beyond, with special attention given to their respective homes in the North West and East Anglia.

Wed 25 Oct

£10

  • 19:30 – 21:30

London Folk Festival

A one day intimate folk festival featuring headlining acts Jim Moray and Lady Maisery, plus performances from Moore Moss Rutter, Said The Maiden and The Rheingans Sisters, as well as a series of workshops.

Sat 2 Sep

£30

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Martin Carthy & Eliza Carthy

Towering over the British scene like a Colossus, for more than 40 years this artist has been one of folk music's greatest innovators. With an MBE and a Lifetime Achievement honour at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to his name, he continues to thrive as an interpreter of traditional ballads and as an original songsmith.

Sat 30 Sep

£20; £10 under 26s

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Michael McGoldrick, John Doyle & John McCusker

Traditional music from master flautist McGoldrick (Flook, Lunasa and Capercaillie), McCusker (Battlefield Band) and guitarist Doyle.

Thu 21 Sep

£18; £16 under 26s

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Mrs Oscar Wilde

One-woman show from Lexi Wolfe.

Tue 22 Aug

Wed 23 Aug

New Year's Eve Ceilidh

Dance away the old year and welcome in 2018 to the irresistible sounds and lively dances of an English ceilidh! With driving music from the Will Pound Band, caller Sheena Masson will show you the moves as the dances are walked through and called. Come with your friends or on your own-suitable for all levels of experience.

Sun 31 Dec

£30

  • 20:00 – 01:00

Pagoda Project

Paul Hutchinson, also known for Belshazzar's Feast, and Karen Wimhurst, previously a member of the Cauld Blast Orchestra, bring together their unique blend of traditional folk with jazz improvisation to create a warm, dynamic sound.

Wed 1 Nov

£14

  • 19:30

Pat Shaw Centenary: Day Of Celebration: Concert

Derek Schofield introduces a host of acts and performers including David Fleming-Williams and friends, Jonathan Cohen conducting and accompanying West London Voices, David Butson and the Papa Stour Sword Dancers.

Sun 24 Sep

£15

  • 19:15 – 22:15

Peggy Seeger & Family

Peggy and family members performing her and Ewan MacColl's most treasured songs from a career spanning over 60 years.

Thu 16 Nov

£18

  • 19:30

Sharp's Folk Club

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

Tue 26 Sep

£3.50; £3 performers

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Tue 3 Oct

£3.50; £3 performers

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Tue 10 Oct

£3.50; £3 performers

  • 20:00 – 23:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Sivu

The singer-songwriter James Page brings his alternative pop tunes to the stage. Support from Fenne Lily, Siv Jakobsen and Paul Thomas Saunders.

Thu 12 Oct

£12.50

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Steve Tilston & Jez Lowe

The two musicians perform folk.

Wed 8 Nov

£14

  • 19:30

The Stray Birds

Since taking America by storm in 2013 The Stray Birds have gone on to win a huge fanbase following triumphant appearances at big festivals around the world. One of the outstanding successes of the Cambridge event in 2015, they were filmed for the Sky Arts TV coverage, presenter Mark Radcliffe telling viewers they were…

Sat 18 Nov

£15

  • 19:30

Tales & Tunes: Kathryn Tickell & David Almond with Amy Thatcher

On stage Kathryn and David are joined by accordionist and clog dancer Amy Thatcher to bring you a memorable evening of stories, songs and, of course, irrepressible music.

Thu 2 Nov

£18

  • 19:30

Thomas McCarthy

Thomas McCarthy is a man steeped in Irish song, intoxicated by the music and passionate in his sensitivity towards the tradition.

Wed 22 Nov

£10

  • 19:30

Travelling With Thomas

Laurel Swift and Lizzie Watts showcase their progress so far in producing a musical based on the legend of Thomas the Rhymer.

Tue 26 Sep

£7.70 some concessions

Tunes Of The Munster Pipers

This performance, using music, spoken word and images, tells the story of Canon James Goodman and the journey of this collection to the 21st century.

Thu 5 Oct

£20

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Young Waters

Every Tuesday from June to September at the beautiful Curve Garden Woodburner will be presenting 3 amazing musical acts, delicious Latto's pizza and the incredible Curve Garden atmosphere. YOUNG WATERS: Haunting harmonies, toe-tapping rhythm and twisted folk from rising stars. "Energetic, original … excellent stage…

Wed 18 Oct

£12; £10 under 26s

  • 19:30 – 21:30

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