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.
July 6th - 8th 2018 Cleckheaton Folk Festival
Various venues throughout Cleckheaton. Festival desk in Town Hall. We
are a small, friendly weekend festival of folk music, dance and song. We
have concerts, meets, workshops, singarounds, music sessions, dance
sides, outdoor entertainment and a family Sunday Funday.
Contact: Dave Minich
Pyenot Hall Lane, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire BD19 5BA
Telephone: 01274 879761 Mobile: 07929 134556
– 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
72018 Worrall Music and Ale Festival
The Village of Worrall, Sheffield S35
A festival organised by Worrall Community Association. Friday evening and all
day Saturday and plenty of music, dance and song.
Contact: Henry 07736 072554
E mail: email@example.com
July 13 – 182018 Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues
Burton Agnes Hall, Driffield, YO25 4NB The 7th Burton Agnes Jazz and
Blues Festival, is held over three days and showcases some of the UK?s
hottest jazz and blues acts in the most stunning, magnificent and serene
With performances both inside the stately Elizabethan Hall and outside
in the Hall's beautiful grounds, the Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues
festival presents a varied line up of funk, traditional jazz, hard
blues, dreamy vocals and everything in between.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:https://www.moonbeamsevents.co.uk/
July 19 – 22 2018 Bradfield Traditional Music
Edgemount Farm, Lumb Lane, High Bradfield, Sheffield S6 6LJ.
Located in the Pennine Hills in the PeakDistrictNational Park,this unique gathering features some of the
best traditional singers and musicians
Contact: Mark Davies
Telephone: 0114 285 1479 Mobile: 0785 0475067
August 10 – 12 2018 Saltburn Folk Festival
'Ceilidhs; singarounds; sessions; 'chance to meet'; workshops; concerts;
Punch & Judy; folk dance displays; street entertainment; music hall;
folk on the internet; indoor table top; craft, ethnic clothing &
bric-a-brac market. Competitions : Traditional Singer /
Singer-Songwriter; and a line up of artists who will make this festival
a special experience.'
Contact: Festival Office 57
Marske Road, Saltburn by the Sea, Tees ValleyTS12 1PN
Telephone: 01287 622623 / 0798 009 3898
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
Box 137, Queensbury, Bradford, BD13 1WS
Telephone 01274 833669
September 2018 (Dates not yet available) Rotherham Folk & Jazz Day at
Part of Rotherham Show, CliftonParkRotherham..
Free entry. .. Contact: Judy Dalton
213 Nursery Road, Dinnington, Sheffield,
South Yorkshire S25 2QU Telephone: 01909 569481 Email: email@example.com
September 21 –
23 2018 Otley Black Sheep Folk Festival
All around the town of Otley, West Yorkshire.
Contact: Steve Fairholm PO Box 55, Otley, West Yorkshire LS21 1XP
Telephone: 01943 464858
October 12 – 14 2018 Festival Des Panards
Festival of French and Breton music and dance taking place in Hebden
Bridge and Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire,
Telephone: 01943 461684
October 19 –
21 2018 Musicport - Whitby Pavilion
World music festival
Contact: Musicport 16
Skinner Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3AJ
Telephone: 01947 603475
October 2018 (Dates not yet available) Saltaire Autumn Day of Dance
At the Victoria Hall & other venues, Saltaire. Around 40 workshops
during the day, a Family Ceilidh () and an Evening Event () including FIVE dance events on one ticket.
Contact: Denise Craghill
Telephone: 01274 730795
October 2018 (Dates not yet available) The Night of the Hunters Moon
The Waggon and Horses, Langsett, S36 4GY, (between Holmfirth and Sheffield), South Yorkshire.
The Langsett Fox Dance is performed on the Saturday night nearest the
Hunter's Moon - the full moon that falls between 7 October and 4
Telephone: 0114 288 3276 Mobile: 07701 005364
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
December 2018 (Dates not yet available) Dent Folk Carols Festival
Dent Memorial Hall, (first weekend in December every year.) A weekend of
harmony singing workshops learning the old carols, pub singing, concert
with local folk groups and choirs, ceilidh, walk, live nativity play,
Christmas market - all in the old cobbled village of Dent in the western
Yorkshire Dales. Accommodation and meals are available. Contact: David Burbidge,
Smithy Cottage,Farfield, Sedbergh, CumbriaLA10 5LW Telephone: 015396.21166 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.lakelandvoice.co.uk
March 2019 dates not yet available Yorkshire Cajun & Zydeco Festival
Malton YO17 7LX. Promoting Cajun & Zydeco Music and dance from Louisiana
Contact: John Adamson
Address: 18 Storey Close, Helmsley, York YO62 5DP Mobile: 07786040734
·April 2019 dates not yet
available Saltaire Spring Day of Dance
At the Victoria Hall & other venues, Saltaire. Around 40 workshops during
the day, a Family Ceilidh ()
and an Evening Event ()
including FIVE dance events on one ticket.
Contact: Denise Craghill
Telephone: 01274 730795
May 2019 dates not yet available Musicport on the Moor
The Hut Goathland(a.k.a Goathland
Community Hub) www.musicportfestival.com
·May 2019 dates not yet available 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
May 2019 dates not yet available) Hebden Bridge Folk and Roots
Dances, concerts, singarounds, sessions, storytelling, street
entertainment and much, much more...
Contact: Michael Wray
Garnett Street, Hebden Bridge, HX7 6AL Mobile: 07727942336
May 2019 dates not yet available Doncaster Folk Festival
various venues in Doncaster. riday night ceilidh, Concerts Friday night,
Saturday afternoon, Saturday night.Fringe: Meet the Artist sing around, mixed
session, musicians session, Morris dancing.
Contact: Sue Knowles
Telephone: 01302 361985 Mobile: 07736552676
May 2019 dates not yet available) The Great North Folk Festival (Formerly
Festival on the Moor) BottonVillage, Near Danby YO21 2NJ" The best small
Festival we've ever been too.." " Amazing variety and quality
of acts...and so friendly". Our punters return year after year for
one of the warmest, friendliest festivals anywhere - with a great
variety of acts and events plus real ale, crafts, family stuff,
singarounds, sessions and more..
Contact: Jeanette Grainger
Rivington House, 8 Prospect Hill, Whitby, N. Yorks.
YO21 1QE Telephone: 01947 459044
May 2019 dates not yet available Cleethorpes Folk & Cider
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
June 2019 dates not yet available 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: email@example.com Website: http://www.blackswanfolkclub.org.uk/
June 2019 dates not yet available Robin Hood's Bay Folk Weekend
A free and easy weekend of fun and folk in the famed city of Robin
Contact: Jim Foster
Coralline, Silver Street, Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire YO22 4SB
Telephone: 01947 880660
June 2019 dates not yet available Penistone Gala Folk Afternoon
Penistone Showground, Penistone, S36 A free afternoon of folk music in
the marquee, part of Penistone Gala Weekend. Real Ale Bar and
refreshments available from the local Scouts. 13th June 2015
Contact: James Edwards
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
June 2019 dates not yet available Whitby Spring Session
A celebration of food, drink, music, song and dance. To Be Held At The
Whitby Rugby Club, North Yorkshire
Contact: Glen Rogers
Telephone: 01947 820408 / 604747
2019 dates not yet available Epworth Music Day Epworth Music Day 2018 is on Saturday 23 June from to . This year we have 54 groups, bands and performers providing over 80
hours of free music. A daytime programme across 13 venues, then 3 evening
concerts and a ceilidh. No tickets. All free..
Contact: Peter Barnard
Telephone: 01427 873937
June 2019 dates not yet available Folk in the Field - Shiptonthorpe
5pm to 11pmAn outdoor folk and beer
festival in the Yorkshire Wolds village of Shiptonthorpe featuring top acts
Edwina Hayes, The Nick Rooke Band, Evie Barrand, Jon Palmer Acoustic Band and
Contact: Sue Beadle
Phone = 07766554574
Email = email@example.com
Website = https://www.facebook.com/folkinthefieldshiptonthorpe/