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digitisation equipment

New digitisation equipment

Lucy Broadwood broadsides

Conserving the Lucy Broadwood broadsides

We’re thrilled to have recently received the conserved Lucy Broadwood broadsides - the first batch of material to have undergone conservation treatment as part of The Full English Project.

Bob Copper

Bob Copper: a look back

This Saturday we are delighted to be hosting the long-anticipated centenary celebration of the great Bob Copper at Cecil Sharp House. Laura Smyth, Director of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, writes about the history and importance of the Copper family.

Natalie Bevan

New Librarian joins VWML team

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is delighted to announce that Natalie Bevan has joined the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) team as our new librarian.

Archive photos

Who is in the frame?

Mike Wilson-Jones, former EFDSS Board Member and longstanding VWML volunteer, writes about identifying and indexing the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s (EFDSS) collection of photographs. Having been assembled and donated from many sources over the last 100 years, the collection is thought to contain about 20,000 photographs.