first acts announced for Cambridge Folk Festival

Frank Turner, Joan Baez, Passenger, Joan Armatrading, and more

published: Fri 13th Feb 2015

Frank Turner

Thursday 30th July to Sunday 2nd August 2015
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
£144 for a festival pass - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Tue 21st Jul 2015

Frank Turner, Joan Baez, Passenger, and Joan Armatrading lead the first acts for the 51st Cambridge Folk Festival which will be taking place from Thursday 30th July until Sunday 2nd August 2015, at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, in Cambridge.

Having started life in 1965, the 14,000 capacity Festival showcases both international headline artists and young, emerging talent across four different stages and continues to enjoy sell-out success year on year. Renowned for its unique parkland setting, great facilities and family friendliness, the Festival offers something for everyone with street theatre, music workshops and sessions, raucous ceilidhs, open stages, a youth area, internet café, kids’ ceilidh, storytelling, free creche, paddling pool and playground, real ale bars.

Also announced are The John Butler Trio, Nick Mulvey, Wilko Johnson, The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain, The Unthanks, Show of Hands, Katzenjammer, Altan, Treacherous Orchestra, Danu, Shooglenifty, Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr, Peggy Seeger, Bella Hardy, Amsterdam Klezmer Band, The Lone Bellow, Chris Smither, Angaleena Presley, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, Jim Moray's Silent Ceilidh, Keston Cobblers Club, The Stray Birds, RuRa, Goitse, De Temps Antan, and Lynched. With many more acts still to be announced.

To see who is playing which day, see the Cambridge Folk Festival line-up page.

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Tickets are priced at £144 for a full adult festival pass (not including camping), day tickets are priced as follows - Thursday £22, Friday £52; Saturday £62; and Sunday £62. Children aged 5-15 years tickets is priced at £41, and children aged 4 and under can attend for free.

Camping is available for full festival ticket holders only, priced at £41-£58 per 2-3 berth tent, £39 for a campervan pass, and £78 for a caravan pass. Prices do not include booking fees.



Thursday 30th July to Sunday 2nd August 2015
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
£144 for a festival pass - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Tue 21st Jul 2015


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