Performers at The Troubadour folk club in 1963.

Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club exhibition curation workshops

These two interactive workshops will run in the Committee Room, Cecil Sharp House, 6-9pm on Thursday 17th November and Thursday 24th November 2022. Get involved in the Sweet Thames project and register now to join our wonderful volunteer team for these workshops. Places are limited. Please book your place here. In these workshops we will …

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Interviewees for the Sweet Thames Project

Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Heritage Project Oral History Interviews.

In July 2022 we ran four oral history training workshops for twenty project volunteers to learn interviewing skills in order to record at least one interview for the project each. The workshops were fun and engaging and we established a cohesive team of volunteers, making friends along the way. The interviews took place over the …

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Sweet Thames Online Reminiscence Event with special guest Peggy Seeger

On Friday 23rd September we will be hosting a Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Heritage Reminiscence Event on Zoom between 6pm and 8pm. The main purpose of this is to include club audiences, regulars, hosts and performers, who are now situated outside of London, in the Sweet Thames project. It is also open to …

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Sweet Thames Project Launch and Digitisation Event

Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Heritage Project Launch and Digitisation Drop-in Open Day Event. Saturday 2nd July 2022, 11am to 3:30pm, Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML), Cecil Sharp House, NW1 7AY. We managed to digitise some important photos and documents at this event and meet new contacts for the project. If you missed our …

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Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Heritage Project

Star Creative Heritage are absolutely delighted to announce the launch of “Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Heritage Project”. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and supported by The English Folk Dance and Song Society, The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, Camden People’s Theatre, The Cellar Upstairs, The Goose is Out, Islington Folk Club, Sharp’s …

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