Vaughan Williams’ Folk is a National Lottery Heritage Fund project run by The East Anglian Traditional Music Trust from October 2022 – Autumn 2023 celebrating folk music collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams across East Anglia. In June 2023 Erin Brown & Nicky Stockman worked with a year 5 group to teach folksongs collected in Cambridgeshire and 2 dances set to the music collected by Vaughan Williams at Millfield Primary School in Littleport. Click here to read more…
A lovely afternoon of music and dance at our family-friendly folk session today in Ely, Cambridgeshire! The Maypole was a big hit with everyone - thanks so much to East Anglian Traditional Music Trust for loaning it to us. The group had a go at learning two maypole dances - The Twister and The Chrysanthemum We used resources and audio tracks shared by the English Folk Song and Dance Society.
Erin is performing at this East Anglian Traditional Music event on Thursday 10th March at Brandon Library along with James Delarre and Nicky Stockman. Come along if you are in the area! To book a FREE ticket visit - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/.../brandon-traditional... About this event Come and hear virtuoso fiddle player James Delarre play a concert set. Have a go at making a jig doll dance, hear professional dance musician Erin Brown play her fiddle, try a broom dance and see if you can get a tune out of a mini melodeon! After all that have a chat and see what the `East Anglian Traditional Music Trust has planned whilst having a cuppa and a slice of cake on us! Whilst you are there find out more about other activities at Brandon Library too. James Delarre: A veteran and founding member of the critically acclaimed Topette!!, Mawkin, and Mawkin:Causley, James Delarre has established himself as a [...]