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

Masters of Tradition - 21st Aug 2019 - 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 21st August 2019 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


Mull of Kintyre Music Festival - 21st Aug 2019 - Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute

A mixture of events, includes a fair bit of acoustic music and ceilidhs, and traditional music.

Satisfying an ambition of the Festival to showcase the very best in traditional and contemporary music worldwide whilst also displaying the region's cultural individuality through the talents of the local musicians of all ages.

Location: Campbeltown
Date: Wednesday 21st August 2019 for 5 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: mokfest@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.mokfest.com/
County: Argyll and Bute
Country: Scotland


Cornwall Folk Festival - 22nd Aug 2019 - Wadebridge, Cornwall

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

Now in its 46th 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: Thursday 22nd August 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £75
Contact for info: info@cornwallfolkfestival.com
Website: www.cornwallfolkfestival.com/
County: Cornwall
Country: England


Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival - 22nd Aug 2019 - Dunmore East, County Watford

For the 25th time!

The picturesque Co. Waterford fishing village will play host to the 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival which returns to its shores.

Fans of bluegrass, honky-tonk, blues, country, Americana and rhythm ‘n’ roots are in for a real musical treat as the festival will feature a host of artists playing almost forty free gigs throughout the village.

Location: Dunmore East
Date: Thursday 22nd August 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE!
Contact for info: bluegrass@eircom.net
Website: www.discoverdunmore.com
County: County Watford
Country: Ireland


Shambala Festival - 22nd Aug 2019 - 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 22nd August 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £166
Contact for info: enquiries@shambalafestival.org
Website: www.shambalafestival.org/
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England


Cottingham Folk Festival - 23rd Aug 2019 - Cottingham, Yorkshire

Now in it's fifth 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 23rd August 2019 for 4 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 - 23rd Aug 2019 - 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 23rd August 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £160
Contact for info: info@greenbelt.org.uk
Website: www.greenbelt.org.uk/
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England


Marymass Folk Festival - 23rd Aug 2019 - Irvine, Ayrshire

For the 52nd time!
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.

Site not fully updated on our last visit.

Update:
Updated website now live, (August)

Location: Irvine
Date: Friday 23rd August 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: joyceifc@aol.com
Website: www.irvinefolkclub.org.uk/marymass2019/
County: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland


Maui Waui - 23rd Aug 2019 - 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 23rd August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £82
Contact for info: silas@mauiwauievents.co.uk
Website: www.mauiwauievents.co.uk/
County: Suffolk
Country: England


Shrewsbury Folk Festival - 23rd Aug 2019 - 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 23rd August 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £145
Contact for info: sandra@shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk
Website: www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Shropshire
Country: England


Solfest - 23rd Aug 2019 - Tarnside Farm, Tarns,CA7 4NQ, 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: Tarnside Farm, Tarns,CA7 4NQ
Date: Friday 23rd August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £95
Contact for info: info@solfest.org.uk
Website: www.solfest.org.uk
County: Cumbria
Country: England


Stroud Fringe - 23rd Aug 2019 - Stroud, Gloucestershire

Stroud Fringe is a free music and arts festival that takes over Stroud in Gloucestershire every August bank holiday. With five 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 23rd August 2019 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 - 23rd Aug 2019 - Thame, 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: Thame
Date: Friday 23rd August 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £129
Contact for info: info@towerseyfestival.com
Website: www.towerseyfestival.com/
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England


Watchet LIVE Music Festival - 23rd Aug 2019 - Watchet, Somerset

After a rest last year, it's back!

Smallish festival with large variety of things going on. Includes folk music.

Profits used to fund community events and donations to charities.

Location: Watchet
Date: Friday 23rd August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £87.5
Contact for info: info@watchetfestival.co.uk
Website: www.watchetfestival.co.uk/
County: Somerset
Country: England


England's Medieval Festival - 24th Aug 2019 - 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 a 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 24th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £0
Also available Day tickets £20
Contact for info: tickets@mgel.com
Website: www.englandsmedievalfestival.com/
County: East Sussex
Country: England


Fleetwood Folk and Blues - 29th Aug 2019 - 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: Thursday 29th August 2019 for 4 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


Between the Trees Festival - 30th Aug 2019 - Candleston Campsite, Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend

Music - Natural Science - Art
An idyllic, new, 100 acre, woodland site in South Wales.

Between The Trees has a unique theme of music, natural science and art. The festival aims to engage people of all ages with the natural world and to re-connect younger generations with the wonder and restorative qualities that this woodland environment offers. Musically, it is grounded in contemporary folk, Americana and acoustic roots genres, blending new exciting talent with more established performers; the music is wholly original and always wonderful.

Location: Candleston Campsite, Merthyr Mawr
Date: Friday 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £65
Also available Day tickets £20 - 30
Contact for info: patinalive@gmail.com
Website: www.betweenthetreesfestival.co.uk/
County: Bridgend
Country: Wales


Clennell Hall Singaround\Sessions Festival - 30th Aug 2019 - Clennell Hall Country House Hotel, Alwinton, NE65 7BG, Northumberland

Chennel Hall host another a singaround / session event.

And the price is right!

Fantastic weekend of singing and music. Dance sides welcome too. Dog and children friendly venue in a superb Country House Hotel amongst the stunning Northumberland scenery. Heavily discounted accommodation. £10 per unit camping for the whole weekend (tents/caravans/motor homes/camper vans), normally £10 per night. Bed and Breakfast at £80 per night for a twin/double/family room, normally £95 per night. Bunk rooms £20 per night including breakfast, £15 per night without breakfast, normally £20 not including breakfast.

As it's a facebook page, click here

Location: Clennell Hall Country House Hotel, Alwinton, NE65 7BG
Date: Friday 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE, but accomodation costs.
Contact for info: cneil727@yahoo.com
Website: www.facebook.com/groups/ClennellHallEventsFestivals/
County: Northumberland
Country: England


Didmarton Bluegrass Festival - 30th Aug 2019 - Kemble Airfield, 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 Airfield, GL7 6BQ
Date: Friday 30th August 2019 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


Llanwddyn Weekend of Folk and Acoustic Music - 30th Aug 2019 - Llanwddyn, Lake Vyrnwy, Powys

A small event, so don't leave it to late to get your tickets.
This is the fifth 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 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £36
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 Revisited - 30th Aug 2019 - Lyme Regis, Dorset

Once again we are inviting some of the finest talent from previous festivals to return for a one-off evening of fabulous music - plus a brilliant new band coming to Lyme Regis for the first time.

Location: Lyme Regis
Date: Friday 30th August 2019 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £0
Also available TBA
Contact for info: 01297 442138 / admin@lymefolk.com
Website: www.lymefolk.com/home
County: Dorset
Country: England


Lyme Folk Weekend - 30th Aug 2019 - Lyme Regis, Dorset

The line up, for a newish 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 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: 01297 442138 / admin@lymefolk.com
Website: www.lymefolk.com
County: Dorset
Country: England


Moseley Folk Festival - 30th Aug 2019 - 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 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £110
Also available Day and two day tickets £48 and £82
Contact for info: info@moseleyfolk.co.uk
Website: www.moseleyfolk.co.uk
County: West Midlands
Country: England


Off the Tracks - Summer Festival - 30th Aug 2019 - 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 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £80
Also available Day tickets too
Contact for info: info@offthetracks.co.uk
Website: offthetracks.co.uk/
County: Leicestershire
Country: England


Scalby Folk Weekend - 30th Aug 2019 - Scalby, YO13 0PT, Yorkshire

A free event where donations will be used to support the St Catherine’s Hospice in Scarborough.

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 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE ! Donations will be accepted.
Contact for info: david.bell1947@talktalk.net
Website: www.thenagsheadinn.co.uk/facilities
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Wareham Wail - 30th Aug 2019 - Oakfield Farm,Verwood BH31 6JJ, Dorset

A very reasonably priced 3 day 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.

Location: Oakfield Farm,Verwood BH31 6JJ
Date: Friday 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £33
Contact for info: 01225 867031
Website: www.wail.org.uk/
County: Dorset
Country: England


Wilkestock - 30th Aug 2019 - Stevenage, SG14 3RR, Hertfordshire

Charity Music Festival.

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 30th August 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £71
Also available Day tickets too.
Contact for info:
Website: www.wilkestock.com/
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England


SingFest - 31st Aug 2019 - Dockenfield, GU10 4HH, Surrey

Not your normal folk fest.

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 31st August 2019 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £95
Contact for info: vox@annatabbush.com
Website: www.singfest.org.uk/
County: Surrey
Country: England


Taking place in September

Bromyard Folk Festival - 5th Sep 2019 - Bromyard, Herefordshire

Started in 1968, still going strong.

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: Thursday 5th September 2019 for 4 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


Medieval Music in the Dales - 5th Sep 2019 - Bolton Castle and Redmire, Yorkshire

An annual medieval music festival wholly dedicated to medieval music-making. It's unique in the UK.

Our theme for this year is The Matter of Britain - Medieval Music and Story of the British Isles.

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 and Redmire
Date: Thursday 5th September 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: medievalmusicinthedales@gmail.com
Website: www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk/
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Settle Folk Gathering - 5th Sep 2019 - Settle, Yorkshire

Website not fully updated on our last visit, but some info that helps.

Location: Settle
Date: Thursday 5th September 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available It's FREE !
Contact for info: info@settlefolk.co.uk
Website: www.settlefolk.co.uk
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Kelso Folk Festival - 6th Sep 2019 - Kelso, Borders

Now it it's third year.
Multiple venues within a small area of the town. With a few free events.
Features Sessions, open mics, singarounds and concerts.

Looks good value for money.

Location: Kelso
Date: Friday 6th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £35
Also available Half day tickets£10 - 15
Contact for info: kelsoflmc@gmail.com
Website: www.kelsofolkfest.org
County: Borders
Country: Scotland


Kirriemuir Festival of Music and Song - 6th Sep 2019 - Kirriemuir, Angus

A small event, might suit anyone in the local area to drop in.

Ceilidhs, Concerts, Competitions,
Singarounds, Street Entertainment, Sessions.

Website often only updated close to the date, so you have to keep checking it.

Update:
Website has been updated now (August)

Location: Kirriemuir
Date: Friday 6th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Individual event tickets, £10
Contact for info: info@kirriefestival.org
Website: www.kirriefestival.org
County: Angus
Country: Scotland


Leadhills Music Festival - 6th Sep 2019 - Leadhills, Lanarkshire

For the very first time!

Website still under construction.

Location: Leadhills
Date: Friday 6th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £15
Contact for info: 01659 74234
Website: leadhillsmusicinitiative.com
County: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland


Poole Blues Festival - 6th Sep 2019 - Poole, Dorset

Blues bands and entertainment - a wide selection of bands across various venues. For more information about bands playing visit the 'Poole Blues Festival' Facebook page or the Poole Blues Festival website.

Location: Poole
Date: Friday 6th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Depends on the event
Contact for info:
Website: poolebluesfestival.co.uk
County: Dorset
Country: England


Sedgefield Folk Festival - 6th Sep 2019 - 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 6th September 2019 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


Swanage Folk Festival - 6th Sep 2019 - Swanage, Dorset

Now in it's 26th year.

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 6th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £120
Contact for info: info@swanagefolkfestival.com
Website: www.swanagefolkfestival.com/
County: Dorset
Country: England


London Folk Festival - 7th Sep 2019 - Camden, 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
Date: Saturday 7th September 2019 for 1 day(s)
Full Price: £35
Contact for info: folkandroots@gmail.com
Website: www.londonfolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Greater London
Country: England


Linlithgow Folk Festival - 11th Sep 2019 - 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 11th September 2019 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-2019
County: West Lothian
Country: Scotland


Bellingham all Acoustic Music Festival - 12th Sep 2019 - Brownrigg, 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: Brownrigg
Date: Thursday 12th September 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: info@baafest.com
Website: www.baafest.co.uk/
County: Northumberland
Country: England


Ceol Cholasa Music Festival - 12th Sep 2019 - 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.

Location: Colonsay
Date: Thursday 12th September 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £80
Contact for info: 01951 200336
Website: ceolcholasa.co.uk/
County: Hebrides
Country: Scotland


Gig'n the Bann - 12th Sep 2019 - 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 12th September 2019 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


Ardersier Folk Festival - 13th Sep 2019 - Ardersier, Invernessshire

A new festival, in Scotland.
It runs for three days and is priced very reasonably.

Includes workshops, open sessions, craft stalls.

Location: Ardersier
Date: Friday 13th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £25
Also available Plus individual event tickets
Contact for info: info@ardersierfolkclub.org.uk
Website: ardersierfolkclub.org.uk
County: Invernessshire
Country: Scotland


Priston Festival - 13th Sep 2019 - Priston, near Bath, Somerset

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 13th September 2019 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


Worcester Music Festival - 13th Sep 2019 - Worcester, WR1 2RS, 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, WR1 2RS
Date: Friday 13th September 2019 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


Fiddle Festival of Wales - 14th Sep 2019 - Mynyddbach, Swansea, Swansea

The Fiddle Festival grew from the Welsh Celtic Fiddle Workshop Weekend, which began in 2005 as part of the Pembroke Festival, to accompany the Welsh Celtic Fiddle Competition. In 2006, the event began to be talked about as a festival, and in 2007 it became the inaugural Fiddle Festival of Wales. Held at the National Trust Stackpole Centre until 2010, the event attracted international tutors and fiddlers from many walks of life, for a wonderful weekend of music-making.

Location: Mynyddbach, Swansea
Date: Saturday 14th September 2019 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info:
Website: www.fiddlefestivalofwales.com/
County: Swansea
Country: Wales


St Ives September Festival - 14th Sep 2019 - St Ives, Cornwall

Two weeks of the arts and music 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.

For over 30 years St Ives Festival has been one of the must-play events for those of us on the Folk, Roots and Acoustic music scene.

Location: St Ives
Date: Saturday 14th September 2019 for 15 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Mainly individual event tickets
Contact for info: info@stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
Website: www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk
County: Cornwall
Country: England


Clonakilty International Guitar Festival - 16th Sep 2019 - Clonakilty, County Cork

It's a festival about guitars - the clue's in the name. So fair bit of acoustic stuff.

A celebration of the guitar. It is not starch collared or stuffy nosed, from virtuosos

Location: Clonakilty
Date: Monday 16th September 2019 for 7 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available Mainly free plus some individual event tickets.
Contact for info: info@clonguitarfest.com
Website: clonguitarfest.com/
County: County Cork
Country: Ireland


Southdowns Folk Festival - 19th Sep 2019 - Bognor Regis, Sussex

Price covers the headliners evening concerts - and there are several big name headliners too!

Supported by crowdfunding donations.

Location: Bognor Regis
Date: Thursday 19th September 2019 for 4 day(s)
Full Price: £75
Contact for info: rnash10@hotmail.com
Website: www.southdownsfolkfest.co.uk
County: Sussex
Country: England


Black Sheep Otley Folk Festival - 20th Sep 2019 - Otley, Yorkshire

For the 28th time!

With concerts, dances, workshops, sessions and street entertainment on offer, there should be something for everybody.

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 20th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: OtleyFF@hotmail.com
Website: www.otleyfolkfestival.com/
County: Yorkshire
Country: England


Stroud Folk Weekend - 20th Sep 2019 - Stroud, Gloucestershire

New name for the Stroud event.
Concerts,dance, sessions, singalons. Workshopd too.

Site not fully updated when last visited. But they assure me it is taking place.

Location: Stroud
Date: Friday 20th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: stroudfolk@yhoo.com
Website: www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk/
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England


The Little Big Gig - 20th Sep 2019 - Henry's Campsite in the Lizard, Cornwall

A music and ale festival which includes acoustic and folk acts. A family-friendly style of event.

Celebrating Cornwall's creative talent, in music, beer making and much more. This is Little Big Gig's eigth year!

Location: Henry's Campsite in the Lizard
Date: Friday 20th September 2019 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: info@littlebiggig.co.uk
Website: www.littlebiggig.co.uk
County: Cornwall
Country: England


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