Cecil Sharp House  

 
 
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Cecil Sharp HouseCecil Sharp House, the purpose-built home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, is an impressive 1930's listed building with three halls and various rooms which can also be hired for private functions. It's conveniently close to Camden Town and within easy walking distance of Regents Park and Primrose Hill. Not surprisingly, given the dance society it permanently houses, there are some fantastic dance floor; all three halls come with sprung floors. The largest, Kennedy Hall, is a good space with plenty of natural light, wood panelling, double storey ceiling and the celebrated Ivon Hitchens mural spanning the 65ft length of the hall. It also houses the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, named in honour of the composer, song collector and President of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Ralph Vaughan Williams, who died in 1958.

 

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Monday Folk Choir WorkshopsMonday Folk Choir WorkshopsExplore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment.2016-09-26T19:00:00+01002016-12-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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A Cecil Sharp House RetrospectiveA Cecil Sharp House RetrospectiveA retrospective featuring a selection of works from the permanent collection alongside pieces from the temporary exhibitions programme of the past 8 years.2016-09-26T09:30:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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Morris DancingMorris DancingA mixed-level class based on the popular and lively Cotswold Morris tradition, in which dancers perform with handkerchiefs and sticks. Promoted by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.2016-09-27T18:30:00+01002016-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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Morris Dancing
Mike Wilson And Damien BarberMike Wilson And Damien BarberThe artists perform a host of traditional songs plus the work of modern folk writers such as Bellamy, Ewan MacColl and Mike Waterson.2016-09-27T20:30:00+01002016-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Cecil Sharp House ChoirCecil Sharp House ChoirSing traditional songs from the British Isles and beyond, in a cappella harmony arrangements. Led by choir leader Sally Davies.2016-09-28T19:00:00+01002016-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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English Country DancingEnglish Country DancingLearn the steps for barn, American contra, English country dances and ceilidhs. No previous experience is needed and there is no need to bring a partner. Promoted by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.2016-09-29T19:30:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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English Country Dancing
Saturday Folk Music WorkshopsSaturday Folk Music WorkshopsA musical workshop.2016-10-01T10:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Saturday Folk Music Workshops
Folk Guitar WorkshopFolk Guitar WorkshopDemonstrations of Bert Jansch's guitar techniques.2016-10-02T10:00:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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Folk Guitar Workshop
Keeping Folk Dancers On Their FeetKeeping Folk Dancers On Their FeetA training day for Morris, sword, step, clog and other folk dancers.2016-10-02T10:00:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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Keeping Folk Dancers On Their Feet
I Love Paris - Paris, Je T'AimeI Love Paris - Paris, Je T'AimeAn evening of Parisian music and social dance with live music by Igor Outkine and his Mazaika band.2016-10-02T19:00:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cecil Sharp House, 2  Regents Park Road      NW1 7AY
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Camden Town Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
18 minutes walk
 
Park Road NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  34% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  30% off
43 Cardington Street, NW1 | 16 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Within three minutes walk of Euston Station, between Regent's Park and the British Museum and close to Kings Cross Station, this modern hotel offers guests a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  23% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 18 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks to ... More
 
 
 
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Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The live ... More
 
 
 
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
This small Camden venue, known as Dingwalls, has a bar at the back, a stage at the front and room for a couple of hundred people ... More
 
 
 
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Robbie McIntosh
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 26th September 2016 - 8.30pm
Cecil Sharp House, 106 Parkway, NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The former guitarist of The Pretenders who has also played sideman to artists including Norah Jones, John Mayer and Tears For Fears performs blues, rock, folk ...More
 
 
 
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The Black Queen
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 26th September 2016 - 7pm-11pm
Cecil Sharp House, 5 Parkway, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Three-piece alt electronica outfit from Los Angeles featuring Greg Puciato, Joshua Eustis and Steven Alexander....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 26th September 2016 - 7.30pm
Cecil Sharp House, Camden Lock, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Soulful R&B from the singer-songwriter a.k.a. Charlene Keys, returning after a six-year hiatus with her fourth album, Charlene....More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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ZSL London Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Regent's Park Outer Circle, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
London Zoo in Regent's Park is one of the world's most famous zoos and home to over 12,000 animals. 'Meet the Animals' shows are held daily, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
69 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Sugar-coated cupcakes are not just beloved by kids. Co-owners of Primrose Bakery, Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas, have made a business out of supplying delicately decorated ... More
 
 
 
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Melrose and Morgan
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
 
 
 
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KERB Camden Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Market West Yard, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
KERB, the street food specialists who have been bringing first class kerbside eats to Kings Cross, the Gherkin and Paddington, park up permanently in Camden Market ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon Ramsay's The York and Albany
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
127-129 Parkway, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The York and Albany restaurant is acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay's latest venture. Originally a coaching house in the 1820's, the John Nash building overlooks the historical ... More
 
 
 
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La Collina
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
17 Princess Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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Camden Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
78 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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Gloucester Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Regent's Park, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Gloucester Green is located adjacent to London Zoo in the Camden Corner of Regent's Park, the 395-acre north London park designed by John Nash. The nearest ... More
 
 
 
FitnessFirst
London > Leisure > Fitness
128 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
A chain of health and fitness clubs. Excellent gyms stocked with the latest machines as well as a good selection of classes and well trained enthusiastic ... More
 
 
 
Mornington Sports & Fitness Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 Arlington Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Public Fitness Club ... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown & Goose
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
100 Arlington Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
 
 
 
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Fifty Five Bar & Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 Jamestown Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
The Lockside Lounge
London > Nightlife >
West Yard, Upper Walkway, Camden Lock Place, Primrose Hill, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Lockside Lounge is a restaurant and bar in Camden that knows how to let its hair down. The menu combines a variety of dishes, from traditional ... More
 
 
 
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Cecil Sharp House
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | Same location as Cecil Sharp House
Cecil Sharp House, the purpose-built home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, is an impressive 1930's listed building with three halls and various rooms ... More
 
 
 
English Folk Dance and Song Society Halls
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | Same location as Cecil Sharp House
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The Pirate Castle
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gilbeys Wharf Oval Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness
States of Mind: Tracing the Edges of Consciousness
Exhibitions | Until 16th October 2016 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

"Consciousness is a fascinating subject," says States of Mind curator Emily Sargent: "We all know what it is like to ...More

 
Bedlam: the asylum and beyond
Bedlam: the asylum and beyond
Exhibitions | Until 15th January 2017 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

The Wellcome Collection's new exhibition, Bedlam: the asylum and beyond, delves into the world of mental asylums. With mental illness ...More

 
Calm Down, Dear: A Festival Of Feminism
Theatre | Until 9th October 2016 

Camden People's Theatre 22 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

A festival of innovative feminist performance inspired by a former Prime Minister's patronising remark. The line-up includes Snuffbox Theatre's provocative ...More

Comedy Drop-In
Exhibitions | On 26th September 2016 

The Camden Head 1.88 miles from Cecil Sharp House

Ivor Dembina leads a pay-as-you-go comedy masterclass....More

Scots Jews: Photographs By Judah Passow
Exhibitions | Until 12th February 2017 

Jewish Museum 1.92 miles from Cecil Sharp House

The award-winning photographer showcases images of Scotland's Jewish community, from the Shetland islands to the Borders....More

Jukebox, Jewkbox! A Century on Shellac and Vinyl
Jukebox, Jewkbox! A Century on Shellac and Vinyl
Exhibitions | Until 16th October 2016 

Jewish Museum 1.92 miles from Cecil Sharp House

In 1887 German-Jewish emigrant Emil Berliner patented his gramophone and changed the world. The Jewish Museum London takes this moment ...More

 
Robbie McIntosh
Concerts | On 26th September 2016 

The Green Note Cafe 1.96 miles from Cecil Sharp House

The former guitarist of The Pretenders who has also played sideman to artists including Norah Jones, John Mayer and Tears ...More

The Black Queen
Concerts | On 26th September 2016 

Jazz Cafe 1.99 miles from Cecil Sharp House

Three-piece alt electronica outfit from Los Angeles featuring Greg Puciato, Joshua Eustis and Steven Alexander....More

A Cecil Sharp House Retrospective
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2016 

Cecil Sharp House 2.09 miles from Cecil Sharp House

A retrospective featuring a selection of works from the permanent collection alongside pieces from the temporary exhibitions programme of the ...More

Monday Folk Choir Workshops
Exhibitions | Until 5th December 2016 

Cecil Sharp House 2.09 miles from Cecil Sharp House

Explore choral folk song arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment....More

 
 
 
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