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Dates for forthcoming festivals are as supplied by event organisers and published in good faith. You are strongly recommended to confirm all information with the event organiser before travelling long distances or booking accommodation.

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2018

 

January

January 5 - 7 2018
Normafest
Robin Hoods Bay & Whitby
Website: http://www.musicportfestival.com

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February

February 9 - 11 2018
Gainsborough American Old Time Festival
Queen
Elizabeth High School
, Gainsborough, DN21 2ST
Email: festival@foaotmad.org.uk
Website: http://www.foaotmad.org.uk

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April 

 

April 16 – 21  2019 )
Sheffield Folk Session Festival
Mainly Session based but with two Concerts.
Email: contact@sheffieldseshfest.org.uk
Website: http://www.sheffieldseshfest.org.uk/

 

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May

May 4 – 7 2018
Wath Festival
Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
The main music concerts feature some of the top names from the world of folk and acoustic music. Community and children's events plus a full programme of traditional and international song and dance displays.
Contact: David Adnitt
Address: Flat 1, Parkcliff Farm, Morthen Road, Wickersley, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. S66 1EA
Mobile: 07982 658467
Email: wathfestival@gmail.com
Website: www.wathfestival.org.uk

 

May 11 – 13  2018
Holmfirth Festival of Folk
A weekend of music, dance and fun based in the Market Hall, Civic Hall, CragRats, pubs and streets of Holmfirth.
Ticket enquiries: Holmfirth Tourist Information Centre
Telephone: 01484 222444
Email: holmfirth.tic@kirklees.gov.uk
Contact: Sheila Sutton
Contact address: The Nook, Victoria Square, Holmfirth HD9 1DA
Telephone: 07841 6463011
Email:holmfirthfolk@btinternet.com
Website:http://www.holmfirthfestivaloffolk.co.uk/

 

May 11 – 13 2018
Doncaster Folk Festival
Main venue, The Ukrainian Centre,
Beckett Road. and various other locations around the town. Events, Concerts, singarounds, musicians sessions, ceilidh, day of dance etc
Telephone: 01302 328756
Email: doncasterfolkfestival@virginmedia.com
Website: http://doncasterfolkfestival.co.uk/

 

May 26 - 28 2018
Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway, Lakeside Station, Kings Road, Cleethorpes, DN35 0AG
The 9th Annual Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival will be bigger and better than ever as it returns for another year with more live music and cider across the Bank Holiday weekend! There will be Live Music, Morris Dancing, musician and singaround sessions, and in excess of 100 ciders and real ales, there will be something for everyone!
Telephone: 01472 604657
Email: info@cclr.co.uk
Website: http://www.cclr.co.uk

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June

June 1 – 3  2018
City Of York Folk Weekend
Concerts, sessions, singarounds and rolling folk clubs Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday using three rooms at the Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green, and a marquee stage outside. Note: this is a FREE festival with local performers and does not book any paid artists.
Contact: Roland Walls
Telephone: 01904 632922
Email: blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk
Website: http://www.blackswanfolkclub.org.uk/

 

June 8 – 10 2018
Robin Hood's Bay Folk Weekend
A free and easy weekend of fun and folk in the famed city of Robin Hood's Bay
Contact: Jim Foster
Coralline, Silver Street, Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire YO22 4SB
Telephone: 01947 880660
Email: bayfair@rhbay.co.uk
Website: http://www.bayfair.co.uk/folkclub.html

 

June 15 – 17 2018
Beverley Folk Festival
CANCELLED
Contact:: Beverley Folk Festival Office, 1 - 5 Front Street, Middleton on the Wolds, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25 9UA
Telephone 01377 219112
Email: info@beverleyfestival.com
Website: http://www.beverleyfestival.com/

 

June 23 2018
Epworth Music Day
Epworth, Nr. Doncaster. 10am to 5pm - a day of free music, dance and song. 10 stages throughout the village. All genres of music - acoustic and amplified. 50 groups confirmed.
Contact: Peter Barnard
Telephone: 01427 873937
Email: peter.barnard@me.com
Website: http://www.epworthmusicday.com

 

22 -  23 June
Baumber Film & Folk Music Festival
Stourton Estates, Baumber, Horncastle LN9 5NL  Kick off your weekend with an outdoor film screening of THE GOONIES and camp over or come back on Saturday to enjoy a variety of folk music acts from 11am
  11pm with fully licensed bar, circus skills, animal encounters, deer safaris, face painting plus local food, artists, craft stalls plenty for everyone to enjoy!
Contact : Helen Strawson
Telephone: 01507 578236 Email:  contact@stourtonestates.co.uk
Website : https://www.stourtonestates.co.uk/product/events/folk-music-family-fun-weekend-copy/

 

 

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July

July 5 – 8 2018
Whitby Sea festival
Contact: Jeanette Grainger
Rivington House, 8 Prospect Hill,
Whitby, N. Yorks. YO21 1QE
Telephone: 01947 459044
Email: jeanette-grainger@gmx.co.uk
Website: http://www.whitbyseafest.co.uk/

 

July 6 – 8 2018
Yorkshire Folk Dance Weekend
Drax, North Yorkshire. A weekend of dance aimed at the more dedicated dancer although those wishing to broaden their knowledge and abilities are very welcome.
Contact: Malcolm Storey
Address: 18 Beechcroft, Brayton, Selby YO8 9EP
Mobile: 07900284219
Email: yfdw14@yahoo.co.uk
Website: http://yfdw.org.uk/

 

July 6 – 7 2018
Moonbeams Wold Top Folk Festival
The Wold Top Brewery, Wold
Newton, Nr Driffield, East Yorkshire. perched on top of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds! A weekend of good music, good company, award winning real ales and the happiest of vibes!
Contact: Leila Slater
Telephone: 07810 831317 / 01377 249490
Email: moonbeamsacoustic@hotmail.com
Website: https://www.moonbeamsevents.co.uk/moonbeams-festival/

 

Saturday 14th July 2018
Lincoln Folk, Roots & World Music Festival 
Location: Lincoln Alive
Following the great success of last years festival, the line-up had to be equally.......if not more impressive. and with Jacqui McShee's Pentangle headlining, special guest Julie Felix and four other very different striking acts; this will most definitely be a musical experience not to miss!
Contact: John Brown
Address: 5 Hermitage Walk, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 4BW
Telephone: 01472349222
Mobile: 0798 364 2918
Email: musiccomms@talktalk.net
Website: http://www.solidentertainments.com/folk/lincoln/index.html

 

July 2018 (Dates not yet available)
Hull Folk and Maritime Festival
Website: http://www.hullfolkandmaritimefestival.com

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August

August 18 – 24 2018
Whitby Folk Week
The famous Whitby Folk Week. Approx. 600 events on offer, ranging from public dance displays to major dances and concerts. Full programme of workshops in most folk related topics / instruments / types of dance, both at beginner and higher level. Extensive children's programme.
General Enquiries:
PO Box 44, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 9YP
Telephone 01274 833669
Email: folk@whitbyfolk.co.uk
Tickets:
PO Box 137, Queensbury, Bradford, BD13 1WS
Telephone 01274 833669
Email: tickets@whitbyfolk.co.uk
Website: http://www.whitbyfolk.co.uk/

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September

September 16  2018
Festival of the Plough
High Burnham Farm, near Epworth -
North Lincs.
Agricultural show with Folk entertainment
Website: http://www.festivaloftheplough.co.uk/

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October

October 2018 (Dates not yet available)
Beverley Blues Festival
Blues Festival featuring blues solo acoustic artists, duos and full bands. Free entry all weekend afternoons and evenings at Sun inn, Flemingate plus paid event Saturday night only at Hodgsons, Beverley.
Contact: Steve Swales
Mobile: 07789208510
Email: bluescat@hotmail.co.uk
Website: http://beverleyblues.com

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November

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December

There are currently no listings for December 2018

 


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