Folk festivals 2014

Festivals 2014

This list was published in English Dance & Song magazine, Winter 2013. Additions to the list can be sent to the editor at Cecil Sharp House or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If there is no festival email address listed, then the festival may well use a contact form on its website. Many festivals also have a Facebook page.

The 2015 list will be compiled during October: please notify the editor of dates and changes to any contact details.

 

January

Whittlesea Straw Bear Festival, Whittlesey, Cambs, 10-12 January, 4 Delph Street, Whittlesey, Peterborough, Cambs, PE7 1QQ. www.strawbear.org.uk 01733 208245 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Celtic Connections, Glasgow, 16 January-2 February, Box Office, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow, G2 3NY. www.celticconnections.com 0141 353 8000

Eurobash Kent, Hollingbourne, Kent, 18-19 January, Hope House, Swanton Road, West Peckham, Kent, ME18 5JY. http://lesbatons.googlepages.com 01622 812424 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gloucester Cajun & Zydeco Festival, Gloucester, 24-26 January, Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester, Glos, GL1 1NS. www.gloucestercajunfestival.co.uk 01452 503050 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

February

Riverside Day of Folk, Stratford St Andrew, Suffolk, 1 February, Rose Cottage, 38 Front Street, Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RY. www.suffolkfolk.co.uk 01449 722615 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cheltenham Folk Festival, Cheltenham, Glos, 14-16 February, Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA. www.cheltenhamfolkfestival.co.uk 0844 5762210 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gainsborough Old Time Music and Dance Festival, Gainsborough, Lincs, 14-16 February. www.foaotmad.org.uk 07415133317 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alcester Winter Warmer Festival, Alcester, Warwicks, 21-23 February, PO Box 12619, Redditch, B97 9AU. www.alcesterfolkfestival.org.uk 07788 536605 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chester February Folk Day, Hoole, Chester, Cheshire, 22 February, Chester Folk, PO Box 3695, Chester, CH1 9RQ. www.chesterfolk.org.uk 07005 977045 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Intervarsity Folk Dance Festival IVFDF, Edinburgh, 28 February-2 March. www.ivfdf2014.org.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

March

Moonbeams March Folk Weekend, Driffield, E. Yorks, 7-8 March. www.moonbeamsevents.co.uk 07810 831317 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cwlwm Celtaidd, Porthcawl, S.Wales, 7-9 March, 51 Iron Bridge Road, Tongwynlais, Cardiff, CF15 7NJ. www.cwlwmceltaidd.org 07774 816209 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dancing England Rapper Tournament (DERT), Leeds, 7-9 March, Split Design, 3 St Peter's Buildings, Leeds, LS9 8AH. www.dert2014.co.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Manchester Irish Festival, Manchester, 7-17 March, 36 Wilbraham Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7DW. www.manchesteririshfestival.co.uk 0770 237 1966 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Punkhull Folk Week, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, 8-15 March. 01782 871691 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mellor Brook Fiddle Day, Mellor Brook, Lancs, 8 March, 50 Moorfield Avenue, Ramsgreave, Blackburn, Lancs, BB1 9BU. www.fiddlemusic.co.uk 07745 493135 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Poppy Folk Day, West Bridgford, Notts, 9 March. www.poppyfolkclub.co.uk 0115 9812861 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Yorkshire Cajun and Zydeco Festival, Malton, N.Yorks, 14-16 March, 18 Storey Close, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DP. www.yorkshirecajun.com 07786 040734 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Costa Del Sol Folk Festival, Benalmadena, Costa Del Sol, Spain, 14-19 March, Enjoy Travel,Blackburn Enterprise Centre, Furthergate, Blackburn, Lancs, BB1 3HQ. www.enjoytravel.co.uk 01254 504970 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Darlington Spring Thing, Darlington, Co. Durham, 21-23 March, 19 Lazenby Close, Darlington, DL3 9QE. www.darlingtonfolkclub.com 07890 006204 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Melodeons and More, Mendlesham, Suffolk, 22 March, EATMT, The Old Stables, Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1DL. www.eatmt.org.uk 01449 771090 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

April

Banbury Song and Ale Weekend, Banbury, Oxon, 4-6 April, PO Box 622, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 6ET. www.banburyfolkfestival.co.uk 01295 709881 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Devil's Dyke Morris Meeting, Ely, Cambs, 4-6 April. www.devilsdykemm.org.uk 01223 208253 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gosport Real Ale & Folk Festival, Gosport, Hants, 11-13 April, The Festival Office,            51 Russell Street, Gosport, Hants, PO12 3JD. www.gosportfestival.co.uk 0238071 1818 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Headland Folk Festival, Hartlepool, Co. Durham, 11-13 April. www.theyounguns.co.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ellesmere Port Maritime Music and Sea Shanty Festival, Ellesmere Port, Merseyside, 18-20 April. www.shanty.org.uk 01925 241631       

Sheffield Sessions Folk Festival, Sheffield, 18-20 April. www.sheffieldseshfest.org.uk 07927 605827 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Halsway Hothouse Festival, Halsway Manor, Somerset, 19 April, Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, Near Crowcombe, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 4BD. www.halswaymanor.org.uk 01984 618274 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering, Morpeth, Northumberland, 25-27 April, Westgate House, Dogger Bank, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1RE. www.northumbriana.org.uk/gathering 01670 513308 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folk Weekend Oxford, Oxford, 25-27 April. www.folkweekendoxford.co.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Great Alne Long Weekend, Long Alne, Warwicks, 25-28 April, 204 Weoley Park Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 5HD. www.greatalnefolk.org.uk 0121 777 3722

               

May

Raunds Music Festival, Raunds, Northants, 1-4 May, The Hall, Thorpe Street, Raunds, Northants, NN9 6LT. www.raundsfestival.com 07756 015615 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wath Festival, Wath-upon-Dearne, S.Yorks, 2-4 May, Flat 1, Park Cliff Farm, Morthen Road, Wickersley, Rotherham, S.Yorks, S66 1EA. www.wathfestival.org.uk 07982 658467 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Filey Folk Festival, Filey, N.Yorks, 2-4 May, 268 Westbourne Ave West, Hull, E.Yorks, HU5 3JD. www.fileyfolkfestival.bravesites.com 01482 448892 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whitby Spring Session, Whitby, N.Yorks, 2-4 May, 9 Windsor Terrace, Whitby, N.Yorks, YO21 1ET. www.moorandcoast.co.uk 07721 891007 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scandimoot Scandinavian Music & Dance, Clapham, Austwick, N.Yorks, 2-5 May. www.scandimoot.org.uk 0151 348 4018 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upton Folk Festival, Upton, Worcs, 2-5 May, Tudor House, 9 Kinnersley, Severn Stoke, Worcester, Worcs, WR8 9JR. www.uptonfolk.org 01905 371268 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Eastbourne International Folk Dance Festival, Eastbourne, Sussex, 2-5 May, Rosemary Cottage, Lower Chipley, Langford Budville, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 0QY. www.eiff.org.uk 01823 401271 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hastings Traditional Jack-in-the-Green, Hastings, Sussex, 2-5 May, Roma, 62 Collier Road, Hastings, TN34 3JS. www.hastingsjack.co.uk 01424 716516 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rochester Sweeps Festival, Rochester, Kent, 3-5 May. 01622 726633 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trinity Folk Festival, Guildford, Surrey, 3 May, Guildford Tourist Information, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ. www.trinityfolkfestival.co.uk 01483 444334 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bristol Folk Festival, Bristol, 3 & 4 May, St George’s and Bristol Folk House www.bristolfolkhouse.co.uk, Great George Street (off Park Street), Bristol, BS1 5RR. www.bristolfolkfestival.com This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Crediton Folk Weekend, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, 9-11 May, 32 Mill Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 1EZ. www.creditonfolkweekend.co.uk 01363 775695 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Holmfirth Festival of Folk, Holmfirth, W.Yorks, 9-11 May, Holmfirth Tourist Information Office, 49-51 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, W.Yorks, HD9 3JP. www.holmfirthfestivaloffolk.co.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folk on the Pier, Cromer, Norfolk, 9-11 May, Pavilion Theatre, Cromer Pier, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9HE. www.folkonthepier.co.uk 01263 512495 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tredegar House Folk Festival, Newport, Gwent, 9-11 May, 135 Beaufort Road, Newport, Gwent, NP19 7PB. www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk 01633 246241 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Joint Morris Organisations Day of Dance, Cambridge, 10 May, 93 Hurst Park Avenue, Cambridge, CB4 2AB. www.cambridgemorrismen.org.uk 01223 500373        

Moulton Village Festival, Moulton, Northants, 16-18 May, 9 Alibone Close, Moulton, Northants, NN3 7WR. http://moultonparishcouncil.org.uk 01604 646818 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shepley Spring Festival, Shepley, W.Yorks, 16-18 May, PO Box 645, Scissett, Huddersfield, HD8 8WR. www.shepleyspringfestival.com 01484 604704 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folkworks Hexham Gathering, Hexham, Northumberland, 22-25 May, Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Sq, Gateshead, NE8 2JR. www.hexhamgathering.co.uk 01434 652477 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Big Whistle Festival, Bury, Lancs, 23-24 May, The Met, Market Street, Bury, Lancs, BL9 0BW. www.themet.biz 0161 761 2216 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ireby Festival, Ireby, Cumbria, 23-24 May, Bank Top Cottage, Ireby, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 1EA. www.irebyfestival.co.uk 01697 371645 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Doncaster Folk Festival, Doncaster, S.Yorks, 23-25 May, 28 Tickhill Road, Doncaster, S.Yorks, DN4 8QE. www.doncasterfolkfestival.org.uk 01302 328756 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Festival on the Moor, Botton, Danby, N.Yorks, 23-26 May, 8 Prospect Hill, Whitby, N.Yorks, YO21 1QE. www.festivalonthemoor.co.uk 01947 459044 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chippenham Folk Festival, Chippenham, Wilts, 23-26 May, The Cause Music & Arts Centre, The Causeway, Chippenham, Wilts, SN15 3DD. www.chippfolk.co.uk 01249 657190 i This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chester Folk Festival, Kelsall, Cheshire, 23-26 May, PO Box 3695, Chester, CH1 9RQ. www.chesterfolk.org.uk 07005 977045 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fishguard Folk Festival, Fishguard, Pembroke, 23-26 May. www.pembrokeshire-folk-music.co.uk 01348 875183 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dulverton Folk Festival, Dulverton, Somerset, 23-26 May, Gilmore Farm, Brushford, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9RT. www.dulvertonfolkfestival.net This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bude & Stratton Folk Festival, Bude & Stratton, Cornwall, 23-26 May, 29 Barbers Mead, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8PY. www.budefolkfest.com 07736 374003 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Morland Scottish Country Dance Week, Morland, Cumbria, 26-30 May Newby End Farm, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3EX. www.newbyendfarm.co.uk 01931 714338 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Keith Summers Gathering, London, 30 May- 1 June, www.mustradclub.co.uk 020 8340 0530 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Acoustic Festival of Britain, Uttoxeter, Staffs, 30 May-1 June, PO Box 64, Ammanford, Carms, SA18 9AB. www.acousticfestival.co.uk 0333 9000 919 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thaxted Morris Meeting, Thaxted, Essex, 30 May-1 June. www.thaxtedmorris.org 01702 466335 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wychwood Music Festival, Cheltenham, Glos, 30 May-1 June, Tribe Festivals, 46 Market Square, Witney, Oxon, OX28 6AL. www.wychwoodfestival.com 01993 772580 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wssex Folk Festival, Weymouth, Dorset, 30 May-1 June, Festival Office, 32 Greenways, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2LE. www.wessexfolk.co.uk 01305 860277 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blowout Bagpipe Festival, Polesworth, Staffs, 30 May-1 June, 10 The Green, Haddenham, Cambs, CB6 3TA. www.bagpipesociety.org.uk 01327 705265 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

June

The Gate to Southwell Folk Festival, Southwell, Notts, 5-8 June, PO Box 9149, Newark, Notts, NG24 9DZ. www.southwellfolkfestival.org.uk 01636 816678 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wirral Folk Festival, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, 5-8 June, www.wirralfolkonthecoast.com 0151 678 9902 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Neots Festival of Traditional Music, Song & Dance, St Neots, Cambs, 6-7 June, The Mill House, St Neots Road, Bolnhurst, Bedford, Beds, MK44 2ER. www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk 01234 376278 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stonesfield Folk Dance Weekend, Stonesfield, Oxon, 6-8 June, 11 Lees Heights, Charlbury, Oxon, OX7 3EZ. 01608 810184 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

City of York Free Folk Weekend, York, 6-8 June, 50 St Olave's Road, York, YO30 7AL. www.blackswanfolkclub.org.uk 01904 632922 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Halsway Fete, Halsway Manor, Somerset, 7 June, Halsway Manor, Halsway Lane, Near Crowcombe, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 4BD. www.halswaymanor.org.uk 01984 618274 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folk at the Boat, Ipswich, Suffolk, 8 June, Steamboat Tavern, 78 New Cut West, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8HW. www.folkattheboat.org.uk 01473 601902         

Stepping Stones Festival, Brampton, Cumbria, 13-14 June, Damhead, Roweltown, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 6LQ. www.steppingstonesfestival.co.uk 01697 748833 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kirtlington Lamb Ale Morris Festival, Kirtlington, Oxon, 13-15 June, 127 Queen Emma's Dyke, Witney, Oxon, OX28 4DT. www.kirtlington-morris.org.uk 01993 770703 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival, Wimborne, Dorset, 13-15 June. www.wimbornefolk.co.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gower Folk Festival, Gower, Swansea, 13-15 June, Blue Anchor Cottage, Blue Anchor, Penclawdd, Swansea, SA4 3JQ. www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk 01792 850803 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hardraw Folk Gathering, Hardraw, N.Yorks, 13-15 June, 2 Red Beck Cottages, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 4EQ. www.hardrawfolkgathering.co.uk 07721 891007 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival, Middlewich, Cheshire, 13-15 June, Town Council, Victoria Building, Lewin Street, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 9AS. www.midfest.org.uk 01606 833434 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth, Cornwall, 13-15 June, One Stop Shop, 34 Church Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3EF. www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk 01326 313553 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alcester Folk Festival, Alcester, Warwicks, 20-22 June, PO Box 12619, Redditch, B97 9AU. www.alcesterfolkfestival.org.uk 07788 536605 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beverley Folk Festival, Beverley, E.Yorks, 20-22 June, The Stables, Westwood House, Main St, North Dalton, E.Yorks, YO25 9XA. www.beverleyfestival.com 01377 217569 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lichfield Folk Festival, Lichfield, Staffs, 20-22 June, 123 Greenheath Road, Hednesford, Staffs, WS12 4AU. www.lichfieldfolkfestival.co.uk 01543 424292 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Teignmouth Folk Festival, Teignmouth, Devon, 20-22 June, Maleth, 11 Cleveland Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5BD. www.teignmouthfolk.co.uk 01803 290427 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St Albans Folk Festival, St Albans, Herts, 21-22 June. www.stalbansfolkfestival.co.uk 01727 852111 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Leigh Folk Festival, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, 26-29 June, 60 The Ridgeway, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 8NU. www.leighfolkfestival.com 01702 715111 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

English Country Music Weekend, Winster, Derbyshire, 27-29 June. www.mustrad.org.uk 01335 345675                 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Droylsden Folk Weekend, Droylsden, Lancs, 27-29 June. www.droylsdenfolkfestival.org 0161 432 4830 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

West Somerset Folk Festival, Carhampton, Somerset, 27-29 June, 3 The Glebe, Timberscombe, Somerset, TA24 7TS. www.westsomersetfolkfestival.co.uk 01643 841597 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folk on the Quay Festival, Poole, Dorset, 28-29 June, The Jays, Horton Road, Ringwood, BH24 2EJ. www.folkonthequay.co.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Crawley Folk and Beer Festival, Crawley, W.Sussex, 28-29 June, The Hawth Theatre, Hawth Ave, Crawley, W.Sussex, RH10 6YZ. www.hawth.co.uk 01293 553636 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bakewell International Day of Dance, Bakewell, Derbyshire, 28 June. www.bakewelldayofdance.co.uk 01629 815469 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

July

Sark Folk Festival, Sark, Channel Islands, 4-6 July, Honeysuckle Cottage, Les Dunes, Vazon, Guernsey, GY5 7LQ. www.sarkfolkfestival.com 07839 204555 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cleckheaton Folk Festival, Cleckheaton, W.Yorks, 4-6 July, 84 Pyenot Hall Lane, Cleckheaton, W.Yorks, BD19 5BA. www.cleckheatonfolkfestival.org 01274 879761 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

National Forest Folk Festival, Moira, Leics, 4-6 July, 1 Rescue Copse, Spring Hill, New Arley, Coventry, CV7 8HN. www.affc.demon.co.uk 01676 540219 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Yorkshire Folk Dance Weekend, Drax, N.Yorks, 4-6 July, 18 Beechcroft, Brayton, Selby, YO8 9EP. 07900 284219 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Llangollen, Denbighshire, 8-13 July, Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8SW. www.international-eisteddfod.co.uk 01978 862001 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bromsgrove Folk Festival, Bromsgrove, Worcs, 10-13 July. www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk 0121 476 5938 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Moonbeams Wold Top Folk Festival, Wold Newton, E. Yorks, 11-12 July. www.moonbeamsevents.co.uk 07810 831317 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Priddy Folk Festival, Priddy, Somerset, 11-13 July, Eastwater Cottage, Wells Road, Priddy, Somerset, BA5 3AZ. www.priddyfolk.org 01746 674080 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ely Folk Festival, Ely, Cambs, 11-13 July, 38 Lynn Road, Ely, Cambs, CB6 1DA. www.elyfolkfestival.co.uk 07500 527334 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Great North Folk Festival, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear, 11-13 July. www.rootsnorth.co.uk 01947 459044 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Furness Tradition, Ulverston, Cumbria, 11-13 July, PO Box 25, Ulverston,              Cumbria, LA12 7UN. www.furnesstradition.org.uk 01229 588290 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sandwich Folk & Ale Festival, Sandwich, Kent, 11-13 July. www.sandwichevents.org.uk 07736 057836 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Clogfest, Skipton, N.Yorks, 12-13 July. www.clogfest.org 01282 868040 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

South Brent Folk Festival, South Brent, Devon, 12-14 July, Woodland Cottage, Avonwick Road, South Brent, Devon, TQ10 9ES. www.southbrentfolk.org 01364 73669 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Larmer Tree Festival, Salisbury, Wilts, 16-20 July, PO Box 1790, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 5WA. www.larmertreefestival.co.uk 01725 552300 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bradfield Traditional Music Weekend, Bradfield, S.Yorks, 17-20 July, Edgemount Farm, Lumb Lane, High Bradfield, Sheffield, S6 6LJ. 0114 2851479 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Music on the Marr, Castle Carrock, Cumbria, 17-20 July, Town Foot Farm, Castle Carrock, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 9LT. www.musiconthemarr.com 01228 670329 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival, Rothbury, Northumberland, 18-20 July, The Coquetdate Centre, Church House, Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65 7SG. www.rothburymusicfestival.co.uk 01669 620849 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Festival at the Edge, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 18-20 July, The Morgan Library, Aston St, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5AU. www.festivalattheedge.org 01939 236626 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stainsby Folk Festival, Stainsby, Derbyshire, 18-20 July, 69 Strettea Lane, Higham, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 6EJ. www.stainsbyfestival.org.uk 01246 851337 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SummerTyne Americana Festival, Gateshead, Co. Durham, 18-20 July, Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Sq, Gateshead, NE8 2JR. www.sagegateshead.com 0191 443 4661 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folk by the Oak, Hatfield House, Herts, 20 July, PO Box 355, Herefordshire, HR2 9YE. www.folkbytheoak.com 01432 355416 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Warwick Folk Festival, Warwick, 24-27 July, 25 Nailcote Avenue, Coventry, CV4 9GJ. www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk 01926 776438 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WOMAD UK, Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wilts, 24-27 July. www.womad.co.uk 0118 960 6060 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cullerlie Traditional Singing Weekend, Cullerlie, Aberdeen, 25-27 July, Cullerlie Farm Park, Echt, Skene, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6XL. www.abdn.ac.uk/elphinstone 01224 645486 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Village Pump Folk Festival, Westbury, Wilts, 25-27 July, PO Box 3840, Corsham, Wilts, SN15 9GZ. www.villagepumpfolkfestival.co.uk 01225 767670 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cambridge Folk Festival, Cambridge, 31 July-3 August, Folk Festival Office, The Guildhall, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ. www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk 01223 357851 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

August

Sidmouth FolkWeek, Sidmouth, Devon, 1-8 August, Tourist Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR. www.sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk 01395 577952 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music, Song and Dance, Leadenham, Lincs, 3 August, The Old School, Cameron Street, Heckington, Lincs, NG34 9RW. 01529 461499 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fairport's Cropredy Convention, Cropredy, Oxon, 7-9 August, Fairport Convention, PO Box 263, Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 9DF. www.fairportconvention.com                         

Dartmoor Folk Festival, South Zeal, Devon, 8-10 August, Sunnyhill, Zeal Head, South Zeal, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2JL. www.dartmoorfolkfestival.co.uk 01837 840102 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saltburn Folk Festival, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, N.Yorks, 8-10 August, Festival Office, 57 Marske Rd, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, N.Yorks, TS12 1PN. www.saltburnfolkfestival.com 01287 622623 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Broadstairs Folk Week, Broadstairs, Kent, 8-15 August, Festival Office, Pierremont Hall, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1JX. www.broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk 01843 604080 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Billingham International Folklore Festival of World Dance, Billingham, Teesside, 8-16 August, Stockton Business Centre, 70 Brunswick Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1DW. www.billinghamfestival.co.uk 01642 553220 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Morland Folk Dance Week, Morland, Cumbria, 9-15 August, Newby End Farm, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3EX. www.newbyendfarm.co.uk 01931 714338 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bath Folk Festival, Bath, 9-17 August. www.bathfolkfestival.org This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folkworks Durham Gathering, Durham, 14-16 August, Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Sq, Gateshead, NE8 2JR. www.sagegateshead.com 0191 443 4661 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wickham Folk Festival, Wickham, Hants, 14-17 August, The Festival Office, 51 Russell Street, Gosport, Hants, PO12 3JD. www.wickhamfestival.co.uk 0238071 1818 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Moira Furnace Folk Festival, Moira, Leicestershire, 15-17 August, 37 School Street, Oakthorpe, Leics, DE12 7RE. www.moirafurnacefolkfestival.co.uk 01530 272305 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

White Horse Folk Festival, Wantage, Oxfordshire, 15-17 August, 1 Membury Way, Grove, Wantage, Oxon, OX12 0BP. www.whitehorsefolkfestival.co.uk 01235 765445 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Folkeast, Glemham Hall, Suffolk, 15-17 August, 90 Chediston Street, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8BJ. www.folkeast.co.uk 01986 872633 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whitby Folk Week, Whitby, N.Yorks, 16-22 August, PO Box 137, Queensbury, Bradford, BD13 1WS. www.whitbyfolk.co.uk 01274 833669 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Purbeck Folk Festival, Swanage, Dorset, 21-24 August, The Jays, Horton Road, Ringwood, BH24 2EJ. www.purbeckfolk.co.uk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Towersey Festival, Towersey, Oxon, 21-25 August, PO Box 296, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3XU. www.towerseyfestival.com 01629 827016 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saddleworth Rushcart, Saddleworth, Lancs, 22-24 August. www.morrismen.saddleworth.org.uk 01457 834871 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cornwall Folk Festival, Wadebridge, Cornwall, 22-25 August, Hobgoblin Music, Polmorla House, Polmorla Walk, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7NS. www.cornwallfolkfestival.com 01208 812230 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 22-25 August, PO Box 106, Worthen, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 9XG. www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk 01743 892800 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Burnham-on-Sea Free Folkfest, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, 28-31 August. www.folkfest.co.uk        

Fylde Folk Festival, Fleetwood, Lancs, 29-31 August, 55 The Strand, Fleetwood, Lancs, FY7 8NP. www.fylde-folk-festival.com 01253 887693 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wallingford Bunkfest, Wallingford, Oxon, 29-31 August, PO Box 16, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 9YN. www.bunkfest.co.uk 07743 330494 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Moseley Folk Festival, Moseley, Birmingham, 29-31 August, 82 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5RD. www.moseleyfolk.co.uk 07789 440026 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Traditional Music Day, Stowmarket, Suffolk, 30 August, EATMT, The Old Stables, Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1DL. www.eatmt.org.uk 01449 771090 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

September

International Pipe and Tabor Festival, Gloucester, 5-7 September, Tanronen, Lurks Lane, Pitchcombe, Stroud, Glos, GL6 6LL. www.pipeandtabor.org 01453 763181 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Big Green Cardigan, Battle, Sussex, 5-7 September, 45 High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TE33 0EE. www.biggreencardigan.co.uk 07881 485771 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dartington Morris Meeting, Dartington, Devon, 5-7 September. www.dartingtonmorrismen.org.uk 01548 856582 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Swanage Folk Festival, Swanage, Dorset, 5-7 September, 14 Church Hill, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HU. www.swanageff.co.uk 01929 427559 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sweet Sunny South (American Old Time), Hastings, Sussex, 12-14 September, 7 Badgers Way, Hastings, Sussex, TN34 2QD. www.sweetsunnysouth.co.uk 01424 423230 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bromyard Folk Festival, Bromyard, Herefordshire, 12-14 September, Bush Bank, Suckley, Worcester, WR6 5DR. www.bromyardfolkfestival.co.uk 07990 629203 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UK Sacred Harp Convention, Stannington, S.Yorks, 19-21 September. www.ukshc.org 07740 198612 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Otley Black Sheep Folk Festival, Otley, W.Yorks, 19-21 September, PO Box 55, Otley, W.Yorks, LS21 1XP. www.otleyfolkfestival.com 01943 464858 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Roots North, Staithes, N.Yorks, 19-21 September. www.rootsnorth.co.uk 01947 459044 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

October

Tenterden Folk Festival, Tenterden, Kent, 2-5 October. www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk 01233 626805 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Derby Folk Festival, Derby, Derbyshire, 3-5 October, Derby Live, Assembly Rooms, Market Place, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AH. www.derbyfolkfestival.co.uk 01332 255800 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hardraw Country, Roots & Bluegrass Gathering, Hardraw, N.Yorks, 10-11 October, 2 Red Beck Cottages, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 4EQ. www.hardrawfolkgathering.co.uk 07721 891007 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Morland Scottish Country Dance for Beginners Weekend, Morland, Cumbria, 10-12 October, Newby End Farm, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3EX. www.newbyendfarm.co.uk 01931 714338 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Banbury Folk Festival, Banbury, Oxon, 10-12 October, PO Box 622, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 6ET. www.banburyfolkfestival.co.uk 01295 709881 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Edgworth Folk Weekend, Edgworth, Lancs, 10-12 October, The Barlow, 216 Bolton Road, Edgworth, Bolton, Lancs, BL9 0AP. www.bromleycrossfolkclub.org.uk 01257 233513 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lowender Peran Festival, Perranporth, Cornwall, 15-19 October, Park Hoskyn House, Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9NB. www.lowenderperan.co.uk 01872 553413 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Homegrown, Bury, Lancs, 16-18                October, The Met, Market Street, Bury, Lancs, BL9 0BW. www.themet.biz 0161 761 2216 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bristol Cajun & Zydeco Festival, Bristol, 17-19 October, 1 New Covenant Place, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1BA. www.bristolcajunfestival.com 01634 789117 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Musicport, Whitby, N.Yorks, 17-19 October, The Port Hole, 16 Skinner Street, Whitby, N.Yorks, YO21 3AJ. www.musicportfestival.com 01947 603475 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Return to Camden Town Festival, Camden, London, 24 October-2 November, The Crossway, London, N22 5QS. www.returntocamden.org 07871 088121 i This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Baring-Gould Folk Weekend, Okehampton, Devon, 24-26 October, Wren Music, 1 St James St, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1DW. www.baring-gould.co.uk 01837 53754 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dance Around the World, Camden, London, 25-26 October, 55b Tabley Road, London, N7 0NB. www.datw.org.uk 07749 007040 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

November

Whitby Seafest, Whitby, N.Yorks, 15-16 November. www.whitbyseafest.co.uk 01947 459044 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bedworth Folk Festival, Bedworth, Warwicks, 28-30 November, 22 Juliet Close, Nuneaton, Warwicks, CV11 6NS. www.bedworth-festival.info 07519 787469 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Festival of Village Carols, Grenoside, Sheffield, 29 November, Village Carols, PO Box 2099, Sheffield, S35 0XU. www.villagecarols.org.uk 01224 645486 

 

December

Haddenham Festival, Haddenham, Bucks, 6 December, John's House, 5 Church Street, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 2QP. www.haddenhamceilidhs.co.uk 01296 415333 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mummers Festival, Gloucester, 12-13 December, Tanronen, Lurks Lane, Pitchcombe, Stroud¸ Glos, GL6 6LL. www.mummersfestival.com 01453 763181 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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