There are more folk music festivals in England than in the rest of the UK combined.
Website not fully updated on our last visit Location: Sheffield Date: Friday 30th March 2018 for 3 day(s)Full Price: £Also available: Mainly free, but but some ticketed events Contact for info: [email protected] Website: Yorkshire Country: England At Free events there will be an opportunity to donate to the work of the R. theatre and street performance which includes a young people's pageant as part of the Border Cavalcade.
The emphasis of the Gathering is firmly upon the native traditions of Northumberland and.
whilst there is plenty of scope for traditional music from all over the British Isles within the festival, the wealth of local culture is well to the fore.
Location: Morpeth Date: Friday 6th April 2018 for 3 day(s)Full Price: £Also available: TBA Contact for info: [email protected] Website: Northumberland Country: England Participation in Dance, song & music.
Normafest is a celebration of all things to do with folk music legend Norma Waterson MBE bringing together the woman herself in exclusive live performance alongside friends, family and special guests. From folk to blues, and pop to poetry, experience a two-day indoor festival packed with fun and laughter to beat the January blues. Location: Bradford on Avon, BA15 1DZDate: Saturday 20th January 2018 for 2 day(s)Full Price: £22Also available: Day tickets £17 and £12Contact for info: [email protected] Website: Wiltshire Country: England A popular winter break of folk dancing, music and fun for all abilities, led by a friendly and experienced team who'll make sure you have an enjoyable stay!
Norma , who resides in Robin Hoods Bay, received a lifetime Achievement Award from Radio 2 Folk Awards and is widely recognised as one of the most important figures in English Folk Music since the folk revival of the 1960s. There will be music workshops every day led by our Musicians in Residence for the week Pete and Marj Hendy, Moira and Peter Gutteridge.
We warmly welcome folkies from around the globe and we really hope you'll be there too!
The Festival is particularly aimed at students, but it is open to everyone.
Location: Bowness-on-Windermere Date: Friday 23rd March 2018 for 3 day(s)Full Price: £60Also available: Day tickets £20, £35, £25, Contact for info: [email protected] Website: Cumbria Country: England A one day event at a very reasonable price.
Starts in the morning with a free singaround/session for anyone who fancies coming along. ALL PROFITS TO RNLI NEWHAVENRight click on our link and select open in a new tab - their site doesn't seem to like our pop-up windows Location: Newhaven Date: Thursday 5th April 2018 for 3 day(s)Full Price: £18Also available: Individual concerts tickets too.
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