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Job vacancy: Archivist

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is offering an exciting opportunity for a committed archives and records management professional to join the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library as Archivist.

Photograph courtesy of Peter Perry. The fiddler is Richard Sharp of the Boxgrove Tipteers and the ladies are dancing ‘The Black Nag’ in the garden of Richard Sharp’s house in Chichester.

Call for Papers: Locating Women in 'The Folk'

Perspectives on women's contributions to folk song, folklore and cultural traditions

Saturday 9 June 2018, University of Sussex

Remembering Pat Shaw

Archivist David Plant writes:

This year marks the centenary of the birth of Pat Shaw, one of the foremost composers and collectors of folk song and dance of the twentieth century.

Library opens after refurbishment

The main reading room of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) in Cecil Sharp House has reopened after major refurbishment.

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Malcolm Taylor Grants for Folk Collections Announced

We are pleased to announce two new recipients of the Malcolm Taylor Grant for Folk Collections (MTGFC).