Martin Simpson (performer's page)

Martin Simpson @ Sidmouth Folk Festival 2019
Martin Simpson @ Sidmouth Folk Festival 2019

Previous Festivals

Forthcoming Festivals
confirmed for

Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2019


Thu 8th to Sat 10th Aug 19
various venues, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 1PJ
confirmed for: Saturday 10th August
cost: £140, camping extra
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Sidmouth Folk Festival 2019


Fri 2nd to Fri 9th Aug 19
various venues, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR
confirmed for: Wednesday 7th August
cost: all-in-one ticket £314. Many other ticket options available
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Music On The Marr 2019


Thu 18th to Sun 21st Jul 19
the village green, Castle Carrock, Cumbria, CA8 9LU
confirmed for: Saturday 20th July
cost: £79 for a weekend ticket, camping extra
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Wath Festival 2019


Fri 3rd to Mon 6th May 19
Montgomery Hall, Wath-Upon-Dearne, South Yorkshire, S63 6QD
confirmed for: Friday 3rd May
cost: £75 for the weekend
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Towersey Festival 2018


Fri 24th to Mon 27th Aug 18
Towersey, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3QU
confirmed for: Saturday 25th August
cost: £139 adult weekend ticket (camping £26 extra)
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Fire in the Mountain 2018


Fri 1st to Sun 3rd Jun 18
Cwmnewidion Isaf, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £125 for an adult w/e ticket
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Derby Folk Festival 2017


Fri 6th to Sun 8th Oct 17
Assembly Rooms, Market Place, Derby, Derbyshire, DE55 6AA
confirmed for: Friday 6th October
cost: £88 for the weekend
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FolkEast 2017


Fri 18th to Sun 20th Aug 17
Glemham Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT
confirmed for: Saturday 19th August
cost: £115
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Cambridge Folk Festival 2017


Thu 27th to Sun 30th Jul 17
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW
confirmed for: Sunday 30th July
cost: £167 for a festival pass
confirmed for

Ely Folk Festival 2016


Fri 8th to Sun 10th Jul 16
Ely Football Club, Ely Outdoor Centre, Downham Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2SH
confirmed for: Saturday 9th July
cost: £80 for the weekend with camping
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Priory Park Festival 2016


Fri 8th to Sun 10th Jul 16
Priory Park, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1NL
confirmed for: Friday 8th July
cost: £79 for all events
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Underneath the Stars 2015


Fri 24th to Sun 26th Jul 15
Cannon Hall Open Farm, Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, HG3 5QE
confirmed for: Sunday 26th July
cost: £125 for the weekend with camping
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Southwell Folk Festival 2015


Thu 4th to Sun 7th Jun 15
Festival Site, Workhouse Lane, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0PT
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £100 including camping on Thursday
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Celtic Connections 2015


Thu 15th to Sun 1st Feb 15
various venues, Glasgow, City of Glasgow, G2 3NY
confirmed for: Sunday 18th January
cost: various - from FREE to around £35
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Derby Folk Festival 2014


Fri 3rd to Sun 5th Oct 14
Assembly Rooms, Market Place, Derby, Derbyshire, DE55 6AA
confirmed for: Sunday 5th October
cost: £77.75 for the weekend
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The Woolley Festival 2014


Fri 5th to Sun 7th Sep 14
Merkins Farm, Bradford Leigh, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2RW
confirmed for: Sunday 7th September
cost: £70 including camping
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Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2014


Fri 22nd to Sun 24th Aug 14
West Midlands Showground, (The Agricultural Showground) , Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2PF
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £135 for weekend - SOLD OUT
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Village Pump Folk Festival 2014


Fri 25th to Sun 27th Jul 14
White Horse Country Park, Trowbridge Road, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 4LX
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £120 for a weekend ticket
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Folk by the Oak 2014


Sun 20 Jul 14
Hatfield House, Great North Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ
confirmed for: Sunday 20th July
cost: £40
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Towersey Village Festival 2013


Thu 22nd to Mon 26th Aug 13
Towersey, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3QU
confirmed for: Saturday 24th August
cost: early bird £110 adult weekend ticket (Camping £20 extra)
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Cambridge Folk Festival 2013


Thu 25th to Sun 28th Jul 13
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW
confirmed for: Saturday 27th July
cost: £126 for full weekend
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Cambridge Folk Festival 2013


Thu 25th to Sun 28th Jul 13
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW
confirmed for: Sunday 28th July
cost: £126 for full weekend
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Folk by the Oak 2013


Sun 21 Jul 13
Hatfield House, Great North Road, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ
confirmed for: Sunday 21st July
cost: early bird £32
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Shepley Spring Festival 2013


Fri 17th to Sun 19th May 13
Shepley Village, nr Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8AS
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £95 including camping
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Derby Folk Festival 2012


Fri 5th to Sun 7th Oct 12
Assembly Rooms Market Place, Derby, Derbyshire, DE55 6AA
confirmed for: Saturday 6th October
cost: £72 for the weekend
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Sidmouth Folk Week 2012


Fri 3rd to Fri 10th Aug 12
Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £248 for all-in-one adult ticket
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No Direction Home 2012


Fri 8th to Sun 10th Jun 12
Welbeck near Worksop, North Nottinghamshire
confirmed for: Saturday 9th June
cost: £105 including camping, youth (13-17) £55, under 13s free
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Celtic Connections 2012


Thu 19th to Sun 5th Feb 12
various venues, Glasgow, Scotland
confirmed for: Thursday 26th January
cost: various - from FREE to around £30
confirmed for

Swanage Folk Festival 2011


Fri 9th to Sun 11th Sep 11
various venues, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LB
confirmed for: Saturday 10th September
cost: £50
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Wadebridge Folk Festival 2011


Fri 26th to Mon 29th Aug 11
various venues Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7NS
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: expect around £70 for full weekend season ticket
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Wickham Festival 2011


Thu 4th to Sun 7th Aug 11
Wickham, Hampshire
confirmed for: Friday 5th August
cost: £120 for full 4-day weekend
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Sedbergh Folkfest 2011


Fri 24th to Sun 26th Jun 11
various venues, Sedbergh, Cumbria
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £70 for full weekend ticket, youth (11-17 years) £45
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Moseley Folk Festival 2010


Fri 3rd to Sun 5th Sep 10
Moseley Park, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 8DD
confirmed for: Sunday 5th September
cost: weekend adult £77, Friday £28, Saturday/Sunday £37, kids (aged 12-16) £35
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Towersey Village Festival 2010


Thu 26th to Mon 30th Aug 10
Towersey, Thame, Oxon, OX9 3QU
confirmed for: Saturday 28th August
cost: £104 adult weekend ticket (Camping £18 extra)
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Broadstairs Folk Week 2010


Fri 6th to Fri 13th Aug 10
various venues Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 3AB
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: early bird adult season ticket £160 (205 with camping)
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Sidmouth Folk Week 2010


Fri 30th to Fri 6th Aug 10
Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: early bird £148 for an adult season ticket, other prices vary depending on event
confirmed for

Meltdown 2010


Fri 11th to Sun 20th Jun 10
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: varies dependant on event from around £12 to £30
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Chester Folk Festival 2010


Fri 28th to Mon 31st May 10
The Morris Dancer pub and other venues in Kelsall, nr. Chester, Cheshire
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: around £50; 10 - 18 years - half price.
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Off The Tracks Spring Festival 2010


Fri 28th to Sun 30th May 10
Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, Isley Walton, Donington, Leicestershire
confirmed for: Saturday 29th May
cost: £60 for w/e inc camping; children (12-16) £30
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Wood 2010


Fri 21st to Sun 23rd May 10
Braziers Park, Oxfordshire, OX10 6AN
confirmed for: Saturday 22nd May
cost: weekend £70 for adults, juniors (13-17) £50, child 12 and under free
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Gosport & Fareham Easter Festival 2010


Thu 1st to Sun 4th Apr 10
Ferneham Halls & Ashcroft Arts Centre, Osborn Road, Fareham, Hampshire
confirmed for: Thursday 1st April
cost: early bird w/e season tickets £75
confirmed for

Celtic Connections 2010


Thu 14th to Sun 31st Jan 10
various venues, Glasgow, Scotland
confirmed for: Saturday 30th January
cost: various - from FREE to around £20
confirmed for

Cambridge Folk Festival 2009


Thu 30th to Sun 2nd Aug 09
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £104 for full weekend
confirmed for

Stonehaven Folk Festival 2009


Thu 9th to Sun 12th Jul 09
various venues, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, AB39 2BU
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: expect around £65 for 4 day pass
confirmed for

Musicport 2008


Fri 17th to Sun 19th Oct 08
Bridlington Spa Theatre, South Marine Drive, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire YO15 3JH
confirmed for: Saturday 18th October
cost: Full weekend adult £89.50, Full weekend (11-18yrs) £45, Child 0-5 Free
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Truck Festival 2008


Sat 19th to Sun 20th Jul 08
Hill Farm, Steventon, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6SW
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: £60
confirmed for

Ely Folk Festival 2008


Fri 11th to Sun 13th Jul 08
Ely Football Club, Ely Outdoor Centre, Downham Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2SH.
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: around £55/£40 (concs); kids 10-16 yrs - £18 Camping £8 / £4 (kids) each
confirmed for

Celtic Connections 2008


Wed 16th to Sun 3rd Feb 08
various venues, Glasgow, Scotland
confirmed for: Wednesday 23rd January
cost: various - from FREE to £20
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Cambridge Folk Festival 2007


Thu 26th to Sun 29th Jul 07
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW
confirmed for: unknown day
cost: currently unknown - on sale Sunday 6th May
confirmed for

Folk at The Mart 2007


Sat 7 Jul 07
Skipton Auction Mart, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Gargrave Road, Skipton North Yorkshire BD23 1UD
confirmed for: Saturday 7th July
cost: All day in advance £25/£22 conc or on the day £30/£27 conc
confirmed for

Cornbury Music Festival 2006


Sat 8th to Sun 9th Jul 06
Cornbury Park, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3EH
confirmed for: Sunday 9th July
cost: £80 for w/e with camping, £70 without, days £40, under-16s half price
confirmed for

Dent Folk Festival 2006


Fri 23rd to Sun 25th Jun 06
various venues, Dent, Cumbria
confirmed for: Saturday 24th June
cost: w/e ticket - £33; single event tickets also available.
confirmed for

The Big Session Festival 2006


Fri 16th to Sun 18th Jun 06
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU
confirmed for: Saturday 17th June
cost: w/e incl camping £55 (aged 12-15 £15, under 12 FREE) - save £10 before 31/1/06 - call 0116 233 3
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Cheltenham Folk Festival 2006


Thu 9th to Sun 12th Feb 06
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA
confirmed for: Friday 10th February
cost: W/e tickets: around £55. Concessions and individual concert tickets available.
confirmed for

The Big Session Festival 2005


Fri 17th to Sun 19th Jun 05
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU
confirmed for: Saturday 18th June
cost: Full weekend ticket including camping £35 - book b4 1st March and save £5.
confirmed for

Cambridge Folk Festival 2003


Thu 31st to Sun 3rd Aug 03
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW
confirmed for: Saturday 2nd August
cost: around £62 for the weekend with difffering prices for day tickets.
confirmed for

Cambridge Folk Festival 2003


Thu 31st to Sun 3rd Aug 03
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW
confirmed for: Sunday 3rd August
cost: around £62 for the weekend with difffering prices for day tickets.

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