LORNA AIZLEWOOD has been appointed Chair of English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS), succeeding ALISTAIR ANDERSON. Aizlewood, a qualified solicitor who has worked at senior levels in the creative industries, was previously a board member at EFDSS. She is joined by the Controller of BBC Radio 3 and former Chief Executive of Arts Council England, ALAN DAVEY, who becomes Vice Chair.

EFDSS has also appointed HARRIET SIMMS as PR Consultant.