Cambridge Folk Festival offer new talent at The Den

Charlene Soraia, Nick Mulvey, Karina Francis, King Charles, Liz Green, Moulettes, and Eska

published: Fri 11th May 2012

Charlene Sorai

Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th July 2012
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
£120 for full weekend
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Fri 29th Jun 2012

This year's Cambridge Folk Festival will once again feature The Den, the stage dedicated to emerging talent.

Charlene Sorai
The stage is set within an Indian marquee and decorated to create a quirky, welcoming and intimate space. Introduced last year it is a partnership between the Festival, Cambridge's acoustic night The Living Room and folk club The Nest Collective. In addition to booked artists, 15 minute slots are set aside daily for musicians attending the Festival. These slots will be allocated via a signing up system on site, details available in the Festival programme.

Appearing on Thursday will be Dan Wilde, Freds House , and Max Baillie & Sura Sussa.

Friday's acts are Adam Beattie & Brooke Sharkey, Chasing Owls, David Gibb and Elly Lucas, Jake Bugg, Land Shapes, Lee Mitchell, Liz Green, and Nick Mulvey.

On Saturday it will be the turn of Charlene Soraia, Dear Winesburg, Eska, Gerard & the Watchmen, House of Hats, Jay Leighton, King Charles, Klak Tik, The Miserable Rich, and The Half Sisters .

Whilst on Sunday the stage will host Annie Dressner, Karima Francis, Keston Cobblers Club, Lucy Kitt, Magic Lantern, Moulettes, Solarference, The Beguilers, Three Cane Whale, and Tom Copson.

They join Clannad, Joan Armatrading, The Proclaimers, Loreena McKennitt, June Tabor & Oysterband, Roy Harper, Billy Bragg celebrates Woody Guthrie's 100th Birthday, The Unthanks with Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band, Seth Lakeman, Nic Jones, Lau, Gretchen Peters, Karine Polwart, Treacherous Orchestra, Pine Leaf Boys, Jim Moray's Silent Ceilidh, Tim Edey & Brendan Power, Brian McNeill, Megson, Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party, Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson Band, ahab, Habadekuk,and more.

For the line-up details and day splits, as available, click here.

The festival takes place from Thursday 26th until Sunday 29th July at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, in Cambridge. Early bird tickets are priced at £120 for a full adult festival pass (not including camping), day tickets are priced as follows - Thursday £19, Friday £41; Saturday £52; and Sunday £52. Children aged 5-13 years tickets is priced at £35, and children aged 4 and under can attend for free. Camping is available for full festival ticket holders only, priced at £36-£52 per 2-3 berth tent.

To buy tickets, click here.



Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th July 2012
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
£120 for full weekend
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Fri 29th Jun 2012


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