Folk Dance Remixed Artist Sharing / Audition

Wednesday 27th April at Cecil Sharp House, London

We are hosting an artist sharing day where dancers will have the chance to learn some hip hop & folk dance, and beat boxers will collaborate with musicians.  It’s a fantastic opportunity to join in a creative, inspiring and fun workshop day and meet new artists!

There’s also an opportunity to audition for our summer tour and workshops… please do let your friends know!!

For full details click here: FDR Artist Sharing call out March 2016v3



Performances & Workshops

You’ll also find our list of upcoming performances and workshops… we’ll be celebrating St George’s again with the wonderful Borough Market in London Bridge on Sunday 24th April, having lots of family fun with the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s fabulous May in a Day Festival on 7th May, it’s a really special festival! And retuning to the marvellous Urban Village Fete at Greenwich Peninsula on Sunday 15th May… hope you can join us!


Ceilidh Jam Workshop

And for those keen Ceilidh Jam dancers and Musicians, our next workshop is Monday 25th April, at Cecil Sharp House – it’s going to be fun, we’ll keep fit and meet new friends – see you there I hope!


Kerry’s Workshops

And of course there my regular workshops…

Clogging in Faversham, Kent begins again next Thursday 14th April with the Holwell, Hertfordshire classes on Saturday 16th

and the European dance class in Faversham is on Monday 18th April

Happy dancing!

Kerry Fletcher is a traditional dancer of many styles, from waltzing to clogging. She is an experienced dance workshop leader and an accomplished performer.

Currently, she is Co Artistic Director of Folk Dance Remixed and co-choreographs and performs with JigJaw – a band singing to dancing & dancing to singing, with Janet Russell, Rosie Davis & Frances Watt

She works part-time as the co-ordinator of the Folk Educators Group, a national networking group of folk arts educators from across England and beyond, facilitated by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS). Established in March 2011 the Group has become a rapidly growing network committed to promoting high quality folk arts education and supporting the practitioners who deliver it.

It exists to provide peer information and support, and to encourage dialogue with the wider worlds of culture, learning and participation. The Folk Educators Group also offers other organisations a platform through which to consult, or inform, a committed group of folk arts educators.

Kerry’s performance history includes: Broken Ankles – acclaimed Appalachian cloggers, The Stepback Project and The 4K Plot. She also co-choreographed & performed with The Chase, Circa Compania – Karen Tweed’s music & dance ensemble, Daughters of Elvin – Katy Marchant’s medieval music & masked dance theatre,  and Shaking the Tradition at Chisenhale Dance Space, London.

Her education work focusses on foot percussion and English & American dance often within inter-cultural work. She has been developing and delivering workshops in schools, at festivals & community events, and in immigration removal centres with refugees and asylum seekers. She is a visiting lecturer on the folk music degree course at Newcastle University and for several years she has been a tutor on the Folkworks and Halsway Manor summer schools.

As well as running her own community dance workshops, she teaches at festivals & dance clubs all over the country, she has worked with Tapatak and TAPs (Traditional Arts Projects).