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 January

Temple Bar Tradfest - 26th Jan 2022 - Dublin, Dublin

Dublin's biggest and best festival of Irish Music and Culture, the Temple Bar TradFest will be back for the 9th year. The festival will include headline concerts in Christ Church, City Hall and The Button Factory. Other highlights include over 200 free events, music trail, singers club, open session, two outdoor stages, the international Celtic Irish dance festival, master classes and showcases, gigs for kids, children's club, pipe bands, street performers and much more.
Now with films and possibly live streaming!

Location: Dublin
Date: Wednesday 26th January 2022 for 5 day(s)
Full Price: £0
Also available A mix of FREE and event tickets at 5 to 35 euros.
Contact for info: admin@templebarcompany.com
Website: templebartrad.com
County: Dublin
Country: Ireland


Gloucester Cajun and Zydeco Festival - 28th Jan 2022 - Gloucester, Gloucestershire

28th anniversary of the longest running Cajun festival in Europe.
Featuring the best bands and musicians from around the world for a weekend of non-stop partying, music, dancing, workshops, and authentic Cajun cuisine.

Location: Gloucester
Date: Friday 28th January 2022 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £70
Also available Day tickets £25 and £30
Contact for info: booking@gloucester.gov.uk
Website: www.gloucesterguildhall.co.uk/live-events/cajunandzydecofestival2021-5jnep
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England


Halsway Folk Harp Weekend - 28th Jan 2022 - Halsway Manor, TA44BD, Somerset

Not a festival but a harp weekend with workshops and sessions.

Dive into the fantastic world of folk harp playing. Harpists are welcome to join us for a weekend of harp workshops and sessions with tutors Steph West and Merit Zloch. This is our first weekend of what we hope will be an annual weekend dedicated to harp playing in a folk context.

Location: Halsway Manor, TA44BD
Date: Friday 28th January 2022 for 3 day(s)
Full Price: £165
Also available Residential accomodation is extra
Contact for info: office@halswaymanor.org.uk
Website: halswaymanor.org.uk/event/halsway-harp-weekend-2/
County: Somerset
Country: England


IMBOLC - 30th Jan 2022 - Derry, Derry

Not much info available just now.

Multi-media, multi-genre event.

A celebration of music reflecting the diversity of the contemporary Irish music scene.
Alongside longstanding masters of the tradition, we will be showcasing music at the cutting edge of genres. With concerts, workshops, film screenings, community and participatory
events and events for children, there is sure to be something for everyone.
Multiple venues.

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Location: Derry
Date: Sunday 30th January 2022 for 7 day(s)
Full Price: £0
Also available Various package tickets
Contact for info: enquiries@imbolcfestival.com
Website: www.imbolcfestival.com
County: Derry
Country: Ireland


Taking place in February

Love Folk Festival - 11th Feb 2022 - Southport, Merseyside

The little festival with the big heart returns to Southport for a weekend-long celebration featuring new, upcoming and traditional folk music across two days. So, come on, spend the most romantic weekend of the year with us - dancing, singing, drinking, eating and generally loving folk!

Location: Southport
Date: Friday 11th February 2022 for 2 day(s)
Full Price: £48
Also available Saturday £35
Contact for info: 01704 533 333
Website: theatkinson.co.uk/events/love-folk-fest-2022/
County: Merseyside
Country: England


Inverness Music Festival - 25th Feb 2022 - Inverness, Invernessshire

Inverness Music Festival is a competitive music festival open to all ages and abilities. Performers are adjudicated on their performance.

It takes place from 25th - 27th February and 4th- 6th March 2022.

Location: Inverness
Date: Friday 25th February 2022 for 10 day(s)
Full Price: £
Also available TBA
Contact for info: admin@invernessmusicfestival.org
Website: invernessmusicfestival.org
County: Invernessshire
Country: Scotland


Chester February Folk Day - 26th Feb 2022 - Chester, CH2 3AU, Cheshire

One day event, by the same group that organise the larger Chester Festival

Events include afternoon and evening concerts, a folk club, a singaround and a music session, all the usual stuff.

Warming up the bands.

Location: Chester, CH2 3AU
Date: Saturday 26th February 2022 for 1 day(s)
Full Price: £24
Contact for info: info@chesterfolk.org.uk
Website: chesterfolk.org.uk/february-folk-day
County: Cheshire
Country: England


The Big Burfest - 26th Feb 2022 - Bursledon, SO31 8BZ, Hampshire

All the performers at the Bursfest have kindley donated their perfomance free of charge in support of The Village Hall centinary fund . Half of the profits and donations on the day will go directly to this fund. This will help the Trustees to ensure the continued enjoyment and improvement of the hall into the next century. The other half of the profits will go to our nominated charity. Which this year is Shine.

Location: Bursledon, SO31 8BZ
Date: Saturday 26th February 2022 for 1 day(s)
Full Price: £12
Also available Family Ticket £20
Contact for info: may185@btinternet.com
Website: thebigbursfest.chessck.co.uk/
County: Hampshire
Country: England


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