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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.

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.

Folk Song in England with Steve Roud

Steve Roud is widely recognised as one of our foremost authorities on folk song. Join him, with the English Folk Dance and Song Society, for this series of six evening online seminars on the social history of traditional song and singing in England up to about 1950 (when the post-war Folk Revival changed things dramatically).