25th Anniversary

2015 is NYFTE's 25th anniversary. To celebrate this there will be a special event for members past and present in July - see the dates section for details

Welcome to NYFTE!

NYFTE (pronounced "Nifty") is the National Youth Folklore Troupe of England, a group of young people from all over the country who share an interest in traditional music, song and dance.

To find out more, click any of the links (at left).

Hot off the Press - Gold Badge Award

Dave Leverton is to be awarded an EFDSS gold badge in recognition of his services to Folk, particularly his long association with NYFTE. Thre presentation will take place during NYFTE's Arena dispay at Chippenham Folk Festival on Sunday 24th May, starting at 13:30

NYFTE's First Recording

NYFTE have recorded their first CD which will be launched at the Chippenham Festival.


We will also be setting up a mail ordering system (payable via PayPal). The price will be £10.50 inclusive of P&P. For the moment, if you are interested please drop us a message at nyfte.cds@gmail.com

NYFTE CD cover