The Bert Jansch Foundation embraces the rich heritage of acoustic folk music and celebrates its creativity. The Foundation's charitable aim is to support the next generation of acoustic musicians by providing early career and educational opportunities.

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2017 Bert Transcribed workshops confirmed

We are delighted to be continuing our Bert Transcribed folk guitar workshops in 2017 with support from Yamaha. The one-day workshops given by Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst, two experts who have led the transcription project on Bert’s work, will return to Cecil Sharp House on Sunday 2 April and Sunday 1 October.  You can book […]

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Three Bert Transcribed guitar workshops confirmed for 2016

Three guitar workshops are coming up based on Bert’s music and innovative techniques, run by tutors from Renbourn Guitar Workshops and the Bert Transcribed group of experts convened by the Bert Jansch Foundation. Come join us at: 31 July: Rosemary Lane Day at The Bell in Ticehurst, East Sussex, 1-4pm, £10/£5 concs 2 October: English Folk Dance and Song Society, […]

Rosemary Lane Day 2016

Rosemary Lane Day returns to The Bell, Ticehurst

The second Rosemary Lane Day will be held on 31 July 2016 in the picturesque village of Ticehurst where Bert lived while recording Rosemary Lane in 1970/71. Organised by The Bell, the pub where Bert was a regular, the event will feature free live music from 1pm to 8pm including a Bert playalong around the fire […]

Bert Transcribed workshop 2016

Folk Guitar workshop at EFDSS, October 2016

A third guitar workshop will run at Cecil Sharp House, October 2nd 2016, supported by Bert Jansch Foundation. Experts from the Bert Jansch Transcription group, Mike Walker (Renbourn Guitar Workshops), Jon Riley and Thomas Fairhurst, will demonstrate how to acquire some of the guitar techniques that made Bert Jansch’s style unique, with examples and transcriptions from the forthcoming Bert Transcribed Songbook. Suitable for […]