The 50th edition of Bromyard Folk Festival will be held from Thursday 7th until Sunday 10th September 2017 at various venues in the town of Bromyard, Herefordshire, in the Welsh Border area. It is a traditional music, song and dance festival.
Most of the main concerts, ceilidhs and workshops are held in marquees at the Broadbridge site. Also used are The Leisure Centre, The Falcon Hotel, The Hop Pole Hotel and Bromyard Town Football Club.
Confirmed so far are:- Le Vent du Nord, Jamie Smith’s Mabon, The Mighty Doonans, Rusty Shackle, Ímar, Crows, Daoiri Farrell, Kitty Macfarlane, Cosmotheka, Keith Donnelly, Granny’s Attic, Northern Company, Jeff Warner, Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith, Georgia Lewis Band, Les Barker, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Dave Webber and Anni Fentiman, Graeme Knights, Jim Mageean, Flos and Friends, Fold Theatre, Jib, Rowan Piggott, Peter and Barbara Snape, The Falconers, Worcester Ukulele Club, Ursula Holden-Gill, Dr Sunshine’s Pavement Show, Shooting Roots, Tuneworks, Bordewey, Young and Gittens, Speake and Lowe, Cate Haynes, Rhodri Davies, The Night Before, Rob Barratt, Madeleine Smith, Joe Hodgson, Cock And Bull Band, Contra Alt Delete, Tickled Pink, Emma and the Professor, Fee Lock, Dragonhead, Mrs Midnights, Georgia Lewis, Mike Boston, Jeff Gillett, Jen Morgan, Pete Grassby, Terry Walden, Geoff Cubitt, Alden/Patterson/Dashwood, Bendigo Davies, Come All Ye, Dan the Hat, Dave James, Eric and Eilieen Payne, Faith Page, Jan Edgecombe’s Blackboard Van, Jim McDonald, Joe Hodgson and Roger Wilkins, Julia Davies, Ken Johnson, NYFTE, Sam Walter, Sambassadors of Groove, Wyld Thyngz.
The festival will also play host to morris sides, workshops, dance displays, children's entertainment including Jan's Van, craft fair, dance instructionals, real ale bars, food, pub sessions etc.
The early bird offer has ended. Adult tickets are priced at £98, with camping £18 extra, and another £6 for Thursday entry. Junior (age 11-17) tickets are priced at £48 + £6 for camping + £3 for Thursday entry. Student tickets are priced at £55 + £12 for camping + £4 for Thursday entry. Children aged 10 and under can enter for free but tickets must be purchased in advance in combination with an adult ticket.
Tents, campervans and caravans spaces are provided for camping pass holders only, and there will be an additional charge - there are no camping facilities for visitors who are not weekend ticket holders. The camp sites are within the festival site and adjacent to the Marquee venues and close to the town, so a car once parked may be left on the site for the weekend.
More information will be here when available.
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