UK Folk Festivals - Coming Soon

Folk Music Festivals Coming Soon

These are the festivals with a start date from today onwards for the next five weeks. So if you need a quick fix of your favourite musical genre, try one of these great music festivals. We're sure you'll enjoy the music. They are arranged in date order, with the soonest one first.

Remember, we can't check every ticket price, unfortunately, as some are not listed until closer to the event, so we advise you to check the prices yourself.

Click on a festival name and it expands to reveal the full details (like the first one).

Taking place in August

Green Man - 17th Aug 2017 - near Crickhowell, Powys

A large independant event, with a wide range of artists, and genres, more than 100 acts playing indie, psychedelia, Americana, and folk across 5 stages. Food stalls and a bar will be open in the evening. Many different themes.

Supports the Bevan Foundation as well.

Location: near Crickhowell
Date: Thursday 17th August 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: info@greenman.net
Website: www.greenman.net/
County: Powys
Country: Wales


Beautiful Days - 18th Aug 2017 - Escot Park, Devon

Beautiful Days is the Levellers’ annual 15,000 capacity family-friendly weekend camping festival at Escot Park, which started in 2003.It has a huge children's area in the centre of the festival, comedy, theatre, family camping, a healing area, licensed real ale bars from Otter Brewery & carefully selected food and craft stalls.

Chosen as one of the ‘Best Family Festivals’ in 2013 by the Guardian

Location: Escot Park
Date: Friday 18th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: info@beautifuldays.org
Website: www.beautifuldays.org/
County: Devon
Country: England


FolkEast - 18th Aug 2017 - Glemham Hall Grounds,, Suffolk

This is a relatively new festival, in East Anglia (hence the name).

A fresh approach to a timeless tradition with an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional music. Re-kindling the Eastfolk folkmoots on the Glemham Hall Estate, where, for three days of the year, the folk of the East bring their families & gather for a bit of a to-do.

Location: Glemham Hall Grounds,
Date: Friday 18th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £96
Contact for info: info@folkeast.co.uk
Website: www.folkeast.co.uk
County: Suffolk
Country: England


Innerleithen Music Festival - 18th Aug 2017 - Innerleithen, Lothian

Bringing the stars of Celtic Music to the Scottish Borders. 30 miles south of Edinburgh.

Web site not fully updated at the time of our last visit.

Location: Innerleithen
Date: Friday 18th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: imfpublicity@aol.com
Website: www.innerleithenmusicfestival.org/
County: Lothian
Country: Scotland


Just So Festival - 18th Aug 2017 - Rode Hall, Cheshire

A not for profit family music and arts festival and although we don’t call ourselves a folk festival the majority of our musical programming is folk, so we thought you might be interested.

Very family focused, with circus acts, music, films, children's entertainment.
Doesn't seem to like my pop-up box so click here instead to view their site.

Location: Rode Hall
Date: Friday 18th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £130
Also available Day tickets £50
Contact for info: hello@justsofestival.org.uk
Website: www.justsofestival.org.uk/
County: Cheshire
Country: England


Moira Furnace Folk Festival - 18th Aug 2017 - Moira, Swadlicote, DE12 6AT, Leicestershire

The festival features some well known and talented main acts, plus local and national, up and coming artists.

Now in it's 9th year.

Location: Moira, Swadlicote, DE12 6AT
Date: Friday 18th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £35
Also available Day tickets £10, £20 and £15
Contact for info: info@moirafurnacefolkfestival.co.uk
Website: moirafurnacefolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Leicestershire
Country: England


White Horse Folk Festival - 18th Aug 2017 - Grove, Oxfordshire

A small, intimate, relaxed festival where there is an emphasis on creating an inclusive atmosphere and encouraging everyone to play a part in the weekend’s events. There is plenty of opportunity to sing, play or tell a story with singarounds and music sessions every day.

Location: Grove
Date: Friday 18th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: WhiteHorseFest@aol.com
Website: www.whitehorsefolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England


Argyll Gathering - 19th Aug 2017 - Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

A new event in Scotland.

The event will showcase the best in traditional contemporary Scottish music and local food and drink, and will feature interactive workshops. Musical headliners will include Donnie Munro (Runrig), Red Hot Chilli Pipers and Treacherous Orchestra.

Location: Helensburgh
Date: Saturday 19th August 2017 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £70
Contact for info:
Website: argyll-gathering.com/
County: Argyll and Bute
Country: Scotland


Whitby Folk Week - 19th Aug 2017 - Whitby, Yorkshire

Seven days of dancing in the streets, music and singing in the pubs, concerts and dances until late into the night, and a whole lot more. Seven days of meeting old friends and making new ones.

With over 600 events, this long-standing celebration of the traditional music, dance and song of the British Isles has taken on the trappings of a tradition in its own right.

Location: Whitby
Date: Saturday 19th August 2017 for 7 day(s)
Full Price: £194
Also available Various day tickets
Contact for info: folk@whitbyfolk.co.uk
Website: www.whitbyfolk.co.uk/
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Marymass Folk Festival - 23rd Aug 2017 - Irvine, Ayrshire

On the picturesque Clyde Coast opposite Arran lies Irvine…. it’s a 30 minute train journey from Glasgow. There are concerts, sessions, an open stage competition, events in schools, community concerts and not forgetting two World Championships – the amazing Whammy-Diddling and the even more amazing Chuckie-Chucking.

Location: Irvine
Date: Wednesday 23rd August 2017 for 5 day(s)
Full Price: £40
Also available Day tickets £16
Contact for info: joyceifc@aol.com
Website: www.irvinefolkclub.trad.org.uk/marymass-folk-festival/
County: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland


Masters of Tradition - 23rd Aug 2017 - Bantry, County Cork

As ever Ireland’s unique Irish Traditional Music Festival will be headlined by Martin Hayes, the fiddler from East Clare, whose distinctive touch and extravagant virtuosity has brought the tradition to new levels. His famous trance-evoking sets with Dennis Cahill have mesmerised audiences all over the world.

Location: Bantry
Date: Wednesday 23rd August 2017 for 5 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Individual event tickets
Contact for info: westcorkmusic@eircom.net
Website: www.westcorkmusic.ie/mastersoftradition/
County: County Cork
Country: Ireland


Purbeck Valley Folk Festival - 24th Aug 2017 - Purbeck Valley Farm, Swanage, Dorset

Purbeck Folk Festival in the rolling hills of Dorset.

Located on a little sheep farm and in its fifth year, it's "how festivals used to be" - friendly, great for kids and adults alike, and small enough to be able to wander around and not lose your friends. Purbeck Folk Festival covers the broader definition of folk music and you can hear music from all around the world; some deep and meaningful, some get up and jump around.

Not to be confused with the nearby Swanage festivals

Location: Purbeck Valley Farm, Swanage
Date: Thursday 24th August 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £120
Contact for info: cath@purbeckfolk.co.uk
Website: www.purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk
County: Dorset
Country: England


Shambala Festival - 24th Aug 2017 - Secret, Northamptonshire

This festival covers many different music styles, including folk music. It will suit those with a wide range of musical interests. Over 200 diverse music acts across 12 live stages. comedy, electric,roots, reggae and folk, films and theatre. Some of everything.

Location is kept secret for quite some time.

Location: Secret
Date: Thursday 24th August 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £175
Contact for info: info@theticketsellers.co.uk
Website: www.shambalafestival.org/
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England


Cornwall Folk Festival - 25th Aug 2017 - Wadebridge, Cornwall

The Cornwall Folk Festival is the annual celebration of Folk and Roots Music and Dance in Wadebridge.

Now in its 45th year, we bring national and international performers to Cornwall
and showcase local talent to the wider artistic world, in front of Cornish and visiting audiences

Location: Wadebridge
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: info@cornwallfolkfestival.com
Website: www.cornwallfolkfestival.com/
County: Cornwall
Country: England


Cottingham Folk Festival - 25th Aug 2017 - Cottingham, Yorkshire

Now in it's third year,for the region’s already blossoming music calendar, to be hosted in various venues in the picturesque East Yorkshire village of Cottingham across the first weekend of September. An exciting addition to a vibrant summer of events, this three-day extravaganza will see an incredible line-up of artists descend on what is thought to be the largest village in the UK

Location: Cottingham
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Individual event tickets
Contact for info: info@cottinghamfolkfestival.co.uk
Website: cottinghamfolkfestival.co.uk
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Greenbelt - 25th Aug 2017 - Boughton Estate, Kettering,NN14 1BJ, Northamptonshire

An arts, faith and justice festival with a long and rich history.

Greenbelt covers a variety of styles of music and other things, including guest speakers and comedy.

Location: Boughton Estate, Kettering,NN14 1BJ
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £165
Contact for info: info@greenbelt.org.uk
Website: www.greenbelt.org.uk/
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England


Maui Waui Festival - 25th Aug 2017 - Theberton, Suffolk

Not strictly a folk event. A mixture of styles and events that some of you may be interested in. A bit like Breaded Theory they say.

Location: Theberton
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £72
Contact for info: silas@mauiwauievents.co.uk
Website: www.mauiwauievents.co.uk/
County: Suffolk
Country: England


Shrewsbury Folk Festival - 25th Aug 2017 - Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has a reputation for delivering the very finest acts from the UK and around the world, always searching to find new authentic artists as well as providing a platform for established performers, and never forgetting to add some fun and diversity to our concerts. We try to bring quality in depth.

Location: Shrewsbury
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £150
Contact for info: sandra@shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk
Website: www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Shropshire
Country: England


Solfest - 25th Aug 2017 - Tarns Nr Aspatria, CA7 4NG, Cumbria

Cumbria’s brightest and best music and arts festival, Solfest is delighted to announce another wave of the delightfully diverse and exciting range of artists who will grace the many stages and have you up and dancing at Solfest this summer.

As ever Solfest offers a dazzling array of entertainment across practically every musical genre.

Location: Tarns Nr Aspatria, CA7 4NG
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £99
Contact for info: info@solfest.org.uk
Website: www.solfest.org.uk
County: Cumbria
Country: England


Stroud Fringe - 25th Aug 2017 - Stroud, Gloucestershire

Stroud fringe is a free music and arts festival that takes over Stroud in Gloucestershire every august bank holiday. With four official stages, parades, street entertainment, creative childrens’ workshops, and great food and drink. Independent venues all over town celebrate the festival with their own events - the town really does come alive!

Location: Stroud
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE
Contact for info: info@stroudfringe.co.uk
Website: stroudfringe.co.uk/
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England


Towersey Festival - 25th Aug 2017 - Towersey, Oxfordshire

A traditional village festival.

Four days and nights of the best Acoustic, Folk, Blues, World and Americana, with first class stages, massive family appeal, wonderful camping, arts, crafts, theatre, hands-on workshops, film and a sprinkling of Festival Magic in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.

Location: Towersey
Date: Friday 25th August 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £128
Also available Weekend tickets £88
Contact for info: info@towerseyfestival.com
Website: www.towerseyfestival.com/
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England


England's Medieval Festival - 26th Aug 2017 - Herstmonceux Castle, BN27 1RN, East Sussex

A medieval event, with stage shows, jousting, music and dance, and lots of things for the kids too. They have a full line up of folk music. It's their 25th anniversary this year and it's one-of-a-kind event with a very special blend of history and fun for the whole family.

Something different especially if you like older music

Location: Herstmonceux Castle, BN27 1RN
Date: Saturday 26th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £85
Also available Day tickets too
Contact for info:
Website: www.englandsmedievalfestival.com/
County: East Sussex
Country: England


Liverpool Sea Shanty Festival - 26th Aug 2017 - Liverpool, Lancashire

Shanty UK's Liverpool Maritime Festival in conjunction with Folk on the Dock.

A great line up with groups from Ireland, Belgium, and the Netherlands joining artists from th elength and breadth of the UK.

There are a number of venues in the Albert dock and The Baltic Fleet Pub

Location: Liverpool
Date: Saturday 26th August 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: festivals@shanty.org.uk
Website: www.seashantyliverpool.co.uk/
County: Lancashire
Country: England


Walthamstow Folk Festival - 26th Aug 2017 - Walthamstow, Greater London

For the very first time ever, in the history of the entire world!

Tell your kids and grandkids "I was There"

Unfortunely, as it is a facebook page rather than a web site, it will not open in our standard pop-up window. So click this link instead Walthamstow folk festival

Location: Walthamstow
Date: Saturday 26th August 2017 for 1 day(s)
Full Price: £30
Contact for info:
Website: www.facebook.com/WalthamstowFolkFestival/
County: Greater London
Country: England


Taking place in September

Blas Festival - 1st Sep 2017 - Multiple locations, Highlands and Argyl

Nine days across the Highlands of music. Gaelic based music and culture. Creating opportunities for young musicians to play and learn with leading artists in traditional music and Gaelic.

When I say multiple locations, I mean about 30 of them, spread across Scotland. Mainly in the northern half of god's own country.

Location: Multiple locations
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 9 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Individual event tickets
Contact for info:
Website: www.blas-festival.com/
County: Highlands and Argyl
Country: Scotland


BunkFest - 1st Sep 2017 - Wallingford, Oxfordshire

Music, dance, steam and beer. Over 60 acts.

Says it all, really.

Over the years, many tens of thousands of people have enjoyed the unique community atmosphere which the festival generates, the sense of magic, fun, otherness and togetherness which never fails to amuse and amaze its followers. Long may it continue!

Location: Wallingford
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE
Contact for info: info@bunkfest.co.uk
Website: www.bunkfest.co.uk/
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England


Didmarton Bluegrass Festival - 1st Sep 2017 - Kemble Aifield, GL7 6BQ, Gloucestershire

Once again we've included a few bluegrass festivals to give you a bit more variety. And besides, we noticed a few folk stars in the line up...

(We're not trying to cover every such festival, just a few samples for you enjoyment.)

Run by a new team of familiar faces.

Location: Kemble Aifield, GL7 6BQ
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: tickets@didmarton-bluegrass.co.uk
Website: didmarton-bluegrass.co.uk/
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England


Fleetwood Folk and Blues Weekend - 1st Sep 2017 - Fleetwood, Lancashire

Concerts, Sessions, Dance, Heritage & Fringe Events

An intimate event bringing quality live Folk, Blues and Acoustic Music and Dance into 8 venues across Fleetwood, 2016 will be the second FaB event which has been encouraged by the passion and enthusiasm of the community and local businesses including pubs, tourist attractions and hotels. Fleetwood FaB has doubled in size this year to 8 venues plus the farm facilities/campsite.

Location: Fleetwood
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £45
Also available Some individual event tickets
Contact for info: info@fleetwoodfolkandblues.com
Website: www.fleetwoodfolkandblues.com/
County: Lancashire
Country: England


Llanwddyn Weekend of Folk and Acoustic Music - 1st Sep 2017 - Llanwddyn, Lake Vyrnwy, Powys

A small event, so don't leave it to late to get your tickets.
This is the fourth time it's taken place, includes a crafts fair, ceilidh, sing-arounds and all the usual things.

A small village of 36 houses, but they can run an festival! With an interesting line-up.

Location: Llanwddyn, Lake Vyrnwy
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: info@llanwddynevents.co.uk
Website: llanwddynevents.co.uk/llandwddyn-folk-acoustic-music/about-the-weekend
County: Powys
Country: Wales


Lyme Folk Weekend - 1st Sep 2017 - Lyme Regis, Dorset

The line up, for a new event, has been very start-studded as well, and this year will probably be just as great.

Singing, sessions, morris parade, shanty festival, story telling, and much more.

There will be free daily concerts on the Seafront Stage from noon to 5pm plus the usual Morris dancing and parade throughout the town.

Location: Lyme Regis
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Mixture of free and ticketed events
Contact for info: admin@lymefolk.com
Website: www.lymefolk.com
County: Dorset
Country: England


Moseley Folk Festival - 1st Sep 2017 - Moseley Park, Birmingham, West Midlands

Our tradition of an eclectic folk selection continues this year.

Showcasing unsigned acts right alongside well established international artists makes for a really exciting bill.

Location: Moseley Park, Birmingham
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £99
Also available Day tickets £45
Contact for info: info@moseleyfolk.co.uk
Website: www.moseleyfolk.co.uk
County: West Midlands
Country: England


Off the Tracks - Summer Festival - 1st Sep 2017 - Castle Donington, Leicestershire

A great family site.
Atmospheric Surroundings - Great live music
60 Real Ales and Ciders - Acoustic Sessions
Excellent Camping Facilities & Showers
Arts & crafts stalls - Fantastic Food - Circus Workshops, and Parade
Family Friendly - Children's Play Area -Entertainment & activities for children
Shiatsu - Yoga - Energy work - Tai Chi - Chi Kung - Meditation

Location: Castle Donington
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £75
Also available Day tickets too
Contact for info: info@offthetracks.co.uk
Website: offthetracks.co.uk/
County: Leicestershire
Country: England


Scalby Folk Weekend - 1st Sep 2017 - Scalby, YO13 0PT, Yorkshire

A free event where donations will be used to support the Martin House Hospice for children and young people.

Now as it's free and as it supports a charity, you simply have to go and support them!

Location: Scalby, YO13 0PT
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE ! Donations will be accepted.
Contact for info:
Website: www.thenagsheadinn.co.uk
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Sedgefield Folk Festival - 1st Sep 2017 - Sedgefield, Durham

One of our main objectives, being a small Festival, is to ensure that all visitors have an event to attend, be it concert, singaround, music session, workshop or dance display.
The festival has gradually expanded to cater for the tastes and interests of travelling folk music enthusiasts and local residents alike.
Includes the world spoon playing championships.

Location: Sedgefield
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Multiple events, individually priced
Contact for info: info@sedgefieldfolkfestival.co.uk
Website: www.sedgefieldfolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Durham
Country: England


Wareham Wail - 1st Sep 2017 - Oakfield Farm,Verwood BH31 6JJ, Dorset

reasonably priced event.

Come and join in the singing with some of the finest traditional singers, all hand picked from folk clubs and festivals around the country, some well-known, some not heard of, but all of a high standard. A harvest of song complemented by good company, good food and drink.

Apart from the regular song sessions, some of the highlights of the weekend are the Mediaeval Banquet, the Cream Tea Concert and the Themed Session.

Location: Oakfield Farm,Verwood BH31 6JJ
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £28
Contact for info: 01225 867031
Website: www.wail.org.uk/
County: Dorset
Country: England


Wilkestock - 1st Sep 2017 - Stevenage, SG14 3RR, Hertfordshire

A variety of music styles, includes some acoustic and folk music.
A charity music festival, supporting Leukaemia Research and Keswick Mountain Rescue.
Check it out, to see if it suits your tastes.

Location: Stevenage, SG14 3RR
Date: Friday 1st September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info:
Website: www.wilkestock.com/
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England


London Folk Festival - 2nd Sep 2017 - Camden London, Greater London

An all day event celebrating the very best that the British Folk Scene has to offer. At the famous Cecil Sharp House, the heart of English Folk Music

Location: Camden London
Date: Saturday 2nd September 2017 for 1 day(s)
Full Price: £30
Contact for info: folkandroots@gmail.com
Website: www.londonfolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Greater London
Country: England


SingFest - 2nd Sep 2017 - Dockenfield, GU10 4HH, Surrey

Learn joyous songs from five renowned conductors in fun, relaxed workshops
within the beautiful surroundings of Mellow Farm.

Singing Workshops
Camping, Ceilidh, Open Mic, Saturday Night BBQ, Lantern Making, Junk Samba workshop, Yoga, Family Activities, Local Beer & Cider and the best campfire sing-arounds you've ever heard.

Location: Dockenfield, GU10 4HH
Date: Saturday 2nd September 2017 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £80
Contact for info: vox@annatabbush.com
Website: www.singfest.org.uk/
County: Surrey
Country: England


The People's Folk Day - 3rd Sep 2017 - Bassaleg, Newport, Newport

It will feature both the opportunity to strut your stuff at sessions in The Graig Community Hall and The Ruperra Arms pub and a great evening of live music. Additionally our partners at The Ruperra Arms are putting on a food festival, and Tiny Rebel brewery will be showcasing their beer.

Location: Bassaleg, Newport
Date: Sunday 3rd September 2017 for 1 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE, mainly.
Contact for info: peoplesfolkfest@gmail.com
Website: peoplesfolkfestival.weebly.com/
County: Newport
Country: Wales


Linlithgow Folk Festival - 6th Sep 2017 - Linlithgow, West Lothian

Website still has a bit of work required for completion on our last visit.
We always seem to check it before they update it, as we start looking in November of the previous year.

Location: Linlithgow
Date: Wednesday 6th September 2017 for 5 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA - Individual event tickets usually
Contact for info: festival@linlithgowfolk.com
Website: www.linlithgowfolk.com/index.php/folk-festival/folk-festival-2017
County: West Lothian
Country: Scotland


Medieval Music in the Dales - 7th Sep 2017 - Bolton Castle, Wensleydale, Yorkshire

coming up in 2017...
Medieval Music in the Dales is an annual medieval music festival wholly dedicated to medieval music-making. It's unique in the UK. After a really successful inaugural event in 2016, we are now in our second year and going from strength to strength.


A major event in the early music calendar - a weekend dedicated solely to the music of the middle ages. It's all happening at Bolton Castle in beautiful Wensleydale in North Yorkshire

Location: Bolton Castle, Wensleydale
Date: Thursday 7th September 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £125
Also available Various other tickets too.
Contact for info: medievalmusicinthedales@gmail.com
Website: www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk/
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Bromyard Folk Festival - 8th Sep 2017 - Bromyard, Herefordshire

Folk festival/cultural event in the Welsh Border area - featuring over 170 hours of entertainment in just one weekend of traditional music, song and dance.

Some of the most outstanding local, national and international traditional folk festival musicians performing in concert, ceilidhs and displays.

Location: Bromyard
Date: Friday 8th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: info@bromyard-folk-festival.org.uk
Website: www.bromyardfolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Herefordshire
Country: England


Langdale Charity Folk Festival - 8th Sep 2017 - Great Langdale, Cumbria

Festival that donates the proceeds to charity. Running for 26 years now.

Runs twice a year, the other one is in May. Artists even give their services for free. Why not go to both events?.

Be there. Donate. Feel good

Location: Great Langdale
Date: Friday 8th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE ! Donations welcomed for charities
Contact for info: langdalefolkfestival@aol.co.uk
Website: www.langdalecharityfolkfestival.com
County: Cumbria
Country: England


Stogumber Festival - 8th Sep 2017 - Stogumber, Somerset

A mixed genre festival. A celebration of the performing arts. Go on, check it out

Stogumber Festival is a celebration of the performing arts. For a few days in September each year this quiet West Somerset village is transformed into a centre for musical and other events.

Location: Stogumber
Date: Friday 8th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Individual event tickets
Contact for info: 0845 539 0168
Website: www.stogumberfestival.com/
County: Somerset
Country: England


Swanage Folk Festival - 8th Sep 2017 - Swanage, Dorset

Swanage comes alive with hundreds of Morris dancers in their bright costumes and jingling bells, and folk music lovers, every year for the weekend on the second Friday after the August Bank Holiday Monday.
Concerts, join-in sessions, workshops, as well as dancers

Location: Swanage
Date: Friday 8th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: swanageffboxoffice@gmail.com
Website: www.swanagefolkfestival.com/
County: Dorset
Country: England


Sweet Sunny south - 8th Sep 2017 - Hastings, TN35 5DR, Sussex

Old Time American Music Festival.
Workshops . Concerts . Slow Jams . Picking Sessions . Real Ales . Pub Grub . Camping Facilities

Location: Hastings, TN35 5DR
Date: Friday 8th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £35
Also available Day tickets too
Contact for info: 01424 423230 sweetsunnysouth69@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.sweetsunnysouth.co.uk/
County: Sussex
Country: England


Bellingham All Aucoustic Music Festivalll - 9th Sep 2017 - Bellingham, Northumberland

Also known as BAAFest

A great mix of folk, jazz, blues and anything else that they fancy! As long as it's all acoustic.

No sheep were harmed in the production of their website.

Location: Bellingham
Date: Saturday 9th September 2017 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: nfo@baafest.com
Website: www.baafest.co.uk/
County: Northumberland
Country: England


Hops and Harvest - 9th Sep 2017 - Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, Maidstone, Kent

A Boutique festival in Kent.
Lineup not complete yet, so we adviseyou to visit their website closer to the date, to see who is performing and if it suits you.

Event has ben running for thirty years.

Location: Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, Maidstone
Date: Saturday 9th September 2017 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £50
Also available Day tickets £30
Contact for info:
Website: www.hopsandharvest.co.uk
County: Kent
Country: England


St Ives September Festival - 9th Sep 2017 - St Ives, Cornwall

Two weeks of festival in September.

A large variety of genres of music, usually with some folk and acoustic music from some major acts.

Arts, literature and film events too.

Web site currently about to be updated.

Location: St Ives
Date: Saturday 9th September 2017 for 14 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Mainly individual event tickets
Contact for info: secretary@stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
Website: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
County: Cornwall
Country: England


Ceol Cholasa Music Festival - 12th Sep 2017 - Colonsay, Hebrides

A great little festival on a great little island - described as a remote Atlantic rock (with 120 people on it).

Support this special event.

Usually about half the tickets are pre-booked, so don't miss out by leaving things too late.

Main part of festival is th emiddle four days.

Location: Colonsay
Date: Tuesday 12th September 2017 for 6 day(s)
Full Price: £75
Contact for info: 01951 200336
Website: ceolcholasa.co.uk/
County: Hebrides
Country: Scotland


Gig'n the Bann - 14th Sep 2017 - Portglenone, County Antrim

The festival aims to bring together musical traditions across all cultural divides and the direction pursued in recent years has been to incorporate the Ulster Scots tradition alongside Traditional Irish music. This has greatly enhanced audience participation in a diverse range of events. People from different sides of the community have become exposed to music, song and dance that they may not have been familiar with before.

Location: Portglenone
Date: Thursday 14th September 2017 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Individual event tickets, many FREE
Contact for info: info@gignthebann.com
Website: www.gignthebann.com
County: County Antrim
Country: Ireland


Black Sheep Otley Folk Festival - 15th Sep 2017 - Otley, Yorkshire

Otley lies in picturesque Wharfedale on the A660 six miles from Ilkley and ten from Leeds (Menston Railway Station 1 mile {but it seems more if you walk}). The town is well equipped with shops, restaurants, take-aways and supermarkets as well as the Friday/Saturday market

Location: Otley
Date: Friday 15th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £55
Also available Day tickets £27, £36 and £16
Contact for info: OtleyFF@hotmail.com
Website: www.otleyfolkfestival.com/
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Douglasdale Folk Festival - 15th Sep 2017 - Douglas, Lanarkshire

A set of nightly events with two top class acts each nightly.

Location: Douglas
Date: Friday 15th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Each nightly ticket costs £10
Contact for info: 07851861384
Website: www.douglasdalefolkfestival.com/
County: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland


Priston Festival - 15th Sep 2017 - Priston, near Bath, Somerset

For the tenth time!
Format will be largely unchanged from previous years with two free stages, great activities for all the family, special events in the village hall & church; and an art project and special venue for kids.
Enjoy a friendly and relaxed celebration of live music and culture.
An impressive line-up of live music (traditional, jazz, world, blues, rock, classical, choral)

Location: Priston, near Bath
Date: Friday 15th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Mainly free plus some individual event tickets.
Contact for info: pristonfestival@googlemail.com
Website: www.priston.org.uk/festival
County: Somerset
Country: England


Ramsbottom Festival - 15th Sep 2017 - Ramsbottom, Lancashire

Ramsbottom Festival has been named Small Tourism Event of the Year at the Manchester Tourism Awards 2013.

A boutique festival in the bohemian enclave of Ramsbottom (that's what it says!) Varied program with several different genres, and some folk music.

Location: Ramsbottom
Date: Friday 15th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available info@ramsbottomfestival.com
Contact for info: info@ramsbottomfestival.com
Website: www.ramsbottomfestival.com
County: Lancashire
Country: England


The Folk Gathering - 15th Sep 2017 - Alstonefield, DE6 2FR, Staffordshire

A grand gathering of friends and friends to be, many of whom are Folk Musicians and Singers, who come together to share music, songs and fellowship in an informal atmosphere, and to enjoy performances from some of our favourite national folk celebrities and some of the immensely talented local acts.

In the Peak District National Park.
Limited number of tickets, hurry as they usually sell out quickly.

Location: Alstonefield, DE6 2FR
Date: Friday 15th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £37
Contact for info: thefolkgathering@gmail.com
Website: www.thefolkgathering.org/
County: Staffordshire
Country: England


Worcester Music Festival - 15th Sep 2017 - Worcester, Worcestershire

A mixed genre event, with a folk element for you to enjoy.

Worcester Music Festival are pleased to announce we will be working alongside Acorns Children’s Hospice this year, with the money raised by the festival going towards Acorns’ music therapy scheme.

Location: Worcester
Date: Friday 15th September 2017 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE
Contact for info: info@worcestermusicfestival.co.uk
Website: www.worcestermusicfestival.co.uk/
County: Worcestershire
Country: England


South Yorkshire Folk, Roots and World Music Festival - 17th Sep 2017 - Doncaster, Yorkshire

A newish festival in Yorkshire, with a line-up of established and emerging artists with something for every taste in music.

Location: Doncaster
Date: Sunday 17th September 2017 for 1 day(s)
Full Price: £17
Contact for info: solidentertainments@live.co.uk
Website: www.southyorkshirefolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


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