The fifth Bath Folk Festival will be taking place between Saturday 9th and Sunday 17th August 2014 at various venues across Bath, in Somerset, including Beechen Cliff School.
Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston, Martin Carthy, Clive Carroll, The Ballina Whalers, Tyn Daga, Crowd, Amadou Daigne, Petite Annonces, Deuair, Ray Coen, Benjamin Folke Thomas, Amber Dee, The Bath Company of Poets, The Senile Delinquents, The Gren Bartley Band, K J Brown, Darren Hodge, The Zen Hussies, Sheelanagig, The Gavin Davenport Band, Jez Hellard, and the Dukella Orchestra, The Dead Rat Orchestra, Inu, Owl in the Sun, The Towpath Choir, Gem and the Pansy Pirates, Grab 'Em and Squeeze, Al O'Kane, The Bonfire Radicals, Sid Goldsmith and Jimmy Aldridge, Dexter Soulboy and the Wonky Three-O, Henry Slim, Ian Perry, Two Oak Sons, Ards CCE, Kings and Folk, Nasrudin, Kerensa Mason, Threepenny Bit, The Driftwood Manor, Calico Jack, Johnny Coppin, CrossHarbour, The Broken Boat, The Bards of Bath, Ferguson Elliot, Tim Graham, Firepit Collective, Woodfield, and Faye Rogers.
Ticket prices vary according to venue and event.
Festival campsite available (£30 for the whole festival or £20 for a weekend).
One of the highlights of the festival is a week-long traditional music summer school. This offers tuition in a range of instruments for 3 hours each day plus access to recitals, sessions and workshops run by top class tutors. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome as classes are tailor-made to the needs of each group.
New Shoots competition
This gives young upcoming folk artists a chance to win a day of recording at the legendary Real World Studios and an opportunity to showcase their talent.
Also part of the festival is the Bath Artisan Market and celebration of dance (10th August) and Bath City Farm Family Fun Day (16th August).
More information will be here when available.
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