The Banbury Folk Festival takes place from Friday 6th until Sunday 8th October 2017 at various venues around the town of Banbury in Oxfordshire with main concerts at Concerts at Banbury Town Hall; Acoustic Concerts at Banbury Folk Club’s home at the Banbury Cross Pub; Open Stage and Meet the Artists at the Methodist Hall; Song Sessions and Folk Clubs at Banbury Cricket Club; Festival Artists in the Reindeer; and Music Sessions at The White Horse.
Confirmed so far are:- The Mighty Doonans (Friday), Dougie MacLean (Saturday), and Vin Garbutt (Sunday), as well as Keith Donnelly, Anna Ryder, Granny's Attic, Paula Ryan, 15 String Trio, Kevin O’regan Band, Scarecrow, Linda Watkins Band, Das Boaty Mcboatface- 2016 Open Mic Winners!, Capella, Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner, Pat Smith & Ned Clamp, Alhambra, The Worcester Ukulele Club - Leading The Hobby Horse Procession, Kings Gambit , The Tindalls, Under The Wychwood, Pete Watkins, Kitty Vernon & Derek Burgess, Malc Gurnham & Gill Gilsenan, Hilary Ward, Dave Taylor, Alan Whitbread, Thrup’nny Bits, Dave & Ann Reader, Tom Perry & Clive Brooks, Toots & Fraser, Alkevan, Dave Fry, Jules The Banburyshire Storyteller, Sharp As Razors, 25 Years Late, Acousticana, The Ponderosa, Cris Bartlett, and Bill Mckinnon.
Festival goers can expect main concerts and acoustic concerts, folk club sessions, music and song sessions, storytelling , late night sessions, a Ceilidh, Morris Dancing, a Big Sing, a Singing Breakfast and workshops.
Weekend and and Saturday All Day/Evening tickets are sold out! Some Friday and Sunday tickets are still available.
Tickets are currently available, priced at £67. Tickets for all day Sunday or Friday or Saturday evening are priced at £25. A Saturday all day ticket is priced at £39. All prices are subject to an additional £2 admin fee.
There is plenty of Hotel and Bed & Breakfast accommodation in the locality.
For those who commute to the festival there is plenty of car parking available at Banbury Railway Station car park only a couple of minutes away from the main venues. The station's own parking charges apply.
More information will be here when available.
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