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Mystery in the Library...

Easter closing times

Easter closing times

The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) and Cecil Sharp House offices will be closed from Friday 3 - Monday 6 April over the Easter period, re-opening at the usual time of 9.30am on Tuesday 7 April.

Book commemorating fiddle maker’s tragic story presented to EFDSS

A book commemorating the remarkable story of a musician and fiddle maker who lost his life in World War I has been presented to the English Folk Dance and Song Society to be placed in the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library

Nick Wall

Cecil Sharp's "English Folk Song: Some Conclusions"

The VWML's Assistant Librarian, Nick Wall, has written an informative blog post for the EFDSS website on Cecil Sharp's seminal and often debated book, English Folk Song : Some Conclusions.

digitisation equipment

New digitisation equipment