Purbeck Valley Folk Festival, brought to you by the musical/entertainment directors and curators of Purbeck Folk Festival, is a family friendly event set in the Purbeck Hills, in Dorset and happening from Thursday 16th until Sunday 19th August 2018. The festival will be held at Purbeck Valley Farm, near Swanage, in Dorset.
Confirmed acts so far include the Richard Thompson Electric Trio, Beth Orton, King Creosote, Trad Attack!, Ninebarrow, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Reg Meuross,Elephant Sessions, Siobhan Miller, Urban Folk Quartet, Korby Lenker, Threepenny Bit, The Flatville Aces, and more, with many more to be announced.
For the details as available including day splits please see the line-up page.
Tickets are now on sale, priced at £106 for an adult with camping, or £96 without camping. a youth (13-17) ticket is £56 with camping or £46 without camping. A child (4-12) ticket is £26.
The festival campsite is large with a tents-only field and a campers and caravans field where tents and vehicles can be parked fairly close together.
Campfires are not allowed.
The festival theme this year has not yet been announced.
This year the children’s activities include storytelling sessions, singing workshops, balloon modelling, loads of face painting and circus skills have-a-go sessions.There’s also magic shows, jugglers, puppet shows and music workshops where the young guns can make a lot of noise, before a special lullabies singing group calms things down in the evening.
More information will be here when available.
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