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Essex Folk Song Discovery
In 2016, the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) was commissioned to deliver the Essex Folk Song Discovery Project by Essex Music Education Hub in seven schools in the Uttlesford region of north west Essex. The project was developed...
   
Ceilidh Band Project
The arrangements and dances in this resource were taken from Camden Music Service’s Wider Opportunities (First Access Instrumental) Ceilidh Project which has run over the past few years in association with the English Folk Dance and Song...
   
Resource Bank A – Z
An alphabetical list of all the educational materials in The Resource Bank A Long Time Ago Pulling Chanty -- A sea shanty arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2 A Roving -- A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2 Abroad for Pleasure...
Twas in the Good Ship Rover
An Introduction to English Sea Songs and Shanties
Explore the background to English Sea Songs and Shanties.
 
Donkey Riding
Donkey Riding, a traditional work song, was sung by sailors of Celtic and English origin as they loaded timber on the decks of ships in the Canadian harbors of Québec and Miramichi. When loaded, the ships sailed away to London, England;...
 
Bristol Folk Songs Pack
This pack brings together various songs collected in and around Bristol. It was devised for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 pupils and their teachers and music coordinators. There is a strong sea theme with various sea songs and shanties. There is...
 
Sea Songs and Shanties for Tall Ships
In the run-up to the Rendez-Vouz Tall Ships Regatta 2017, the Royal Borough of Greenwich is supporting schools and groups in the borough to participate in a range of linked activities. The Tall Ships come regularly to the Royal Borough of...
 
Songs of Rural Life: accessibility and adaptability in SEN settings
Written by Cat Kelly The theme of ‘Songs of Rural Life’ for the work presented in this pack was a result of the partnership between the English Folk Dance and Song Society and the Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading as part of...
   
Rapper Set for Brass Band - Tekely
Arranged by Stephen D Wood. A traditional jig, Tekely, that can accompany Rapper dancing, have been arranged for brass band of around ABRSM grade 3 to 4. Another jig arranged for brass band, Oatlands House , is available here . You can download...
 
Rapper Set for Brass Band - Oatlands House
Arranged by Stephen D Wood. A traditional jig, Oatlands House, that can accompany Rapper dancing, have been arranged for brass band of around ABRSM grade 3 to 4. Another jig arranged for brass band, Tekely , is available here . You can download...
 
Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - A Dance for 1811
Arranged by Bryony Griffith. A traditional jig, A Dance for 1811, that can accompany Rapper dancing, arranged for Key Stage 2 musicians. Another jig, Yorkshire Tune , also arranged for Key Stage 2 instruments is available here . You can download...
 
Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - Yorkshire Tune
Arranged by Bryony Griffith. A traditional jig, Yorkshire Tune, that can accompany Rapper dancing, arranged for Key Stage 2 musicians. Another jig, A Dance for 1811 , also arranged for Key Stage 2 instruments is available here . You can download...
 
Tools of the Trade
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and...
   
Shots Fired
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and...
   
Blue Scars
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and...
   
The Miner's Dream
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and...
   
Collier Lads - choral arrangement
Arranged by Bryony Griffith. Collected from an unknown singer on the South/West Yorkshire border by Nigel Hudleston, three verses of this song and the tune appear in 'Songs of the Ridings - The Yorkshire Music Museum - collected by Nigel &...
 
Pony Driver
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. This song demonstrates Yorkshire dialect and mining...
   
A Collier Lad
This song is part of the larger ‘ In Our Own Words ’ resource based on The Full English Extra project with the National Coal Mining Museum for England and the Wakefield Music Education Hub. It was used in a project working with Key Stage 1 and...
   

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