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Folk Song Subject Index

VWML is working with a team of volunteers to further populate our unique thematic index of folk song.

Call for papers: Diversity in Folk

The annual conference of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library will take place on 13 and 14 November 2021 at Cecil Sharp House in London. Its theme will be ‘Diversity in Folk’.

Folk Music Journal

Folk Music Journal (FMJ) is a unique specialist scholarly journal. Published by the English Folk Dance and Song Society, it is the annual publication of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library. It is edited by David Atkinson.

Library reopens

We are pleased to announce that the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library is now able to reopen.

Broadside Day 2021 - Call for Papers

For more than 10 years, the Broadside Day, organised jointly by the Traditional Song Forum and the English Folk Dance and Song Society, has been the gathering place for people interested in street literature and cheap print - broadsides, chapbooks, prints, tracts, penny histories, woodcuts, and so on.