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Posted By: GUEST,Derek Schofield
06-Jan-13 - 10:53 AM
Thread Name: Presidents of EFDSS
Subject: RE: Presidents of EFDSS
Princess Margaret was Patron of the EFDSS from September 1948 until 1960.

Presidents of English Folk Dance Society:
Lady Mary Trefusis 1913-1927
Lady Ampthill 1928-1946
during which time the song and dance societies merged to form the EFDSS:
Ralph Vaughan Williams 1946-1958
The Earl of Verulam 1958-60
Princess Margaret 1960-2002
Ursula Vaughan Williams 2004-2007
Shirley Collins 2008-

Vice-presidents have included Douglas and Helen Kennedy, Ursula Vaughan Williams, Dame Ninette de Valois and - now - Eliza Carthy.

Derek