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Funding Appeal latest. Andy Cutting has composed a brand new 'tune for Halsway' to support the Halsway Manor 'Our Future' Development Appeal! Andy debuted the tune at a special launch at Sidmouth International Folk Week, on 3 August 2014. We auctioned the chance to name the tune - congratulations and thanks to Simon & Candy, the tune is now known as 'Simon and Candy's Halsway Jig'. You can listen here and buy a note online here.
“Telling Tales” – Halsway Manor’s oral history project wins £41,100 Heritage Lottery Fund support. FIND OUT MORE
Our Hothouse residential courses encourage young people to get involved in the folk arts. What's it all about? Watch the short film by Simon Whitehead. FIND OUT MORE
Halsway Manor is a folk arts centre that provides courses, events and activities for everyone interested in traditional folk music, dance and song, storytelling, folklore and arts and crafts. Located in the Quantock Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - in West Somerset, Halsway Manor has a fascinating history that goes back over 600 years. The Manor has a warm friendly atmosphere, tranquil woods and gardens, great food, a bar, a range of overnight accommodation and camping in the grounds. The Kennedy Grant Library contains thousands of books and recordings of folklore, customs, traditional folk music, dance and song - an excellent resource for research and study.