The Big Session returns to Buxton, in Derbyshire now over three nights and two days, from Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st May 2016.
The festival features concerts by Oysterband with June Tabor and Sam Carter, Seth Lakeman supported by Lucy Ward, Edward II, Will Pound and Eddy Jay, and the Emily Portman Trio.
Tickets are priced from £86 for a weekend ticket which includes admission to all five concerts, the ceilidh, and all sessions and fringe activities. Plus access to the Beer Festival for all open sessions.
Passengers on the Folk Train will need to pay the normal fare, and there will be a fare for the transport for the Goyt Valley trip.
Fringe activities include a Saturday morning birding bus trip and walk through the upper Goyt Valley to look for Pied Flycatchers, ending in a pub lunchtime music session with an Irish flavour, led by flautist Terry Clarke-Coyne.
The 11.49 from Manchester Piccadilly calling all stations to Buxton on the same day will be a dedicated Folk Train with music all the way, arriving in time for the afternoon session in the beer hall.
On Sunday morning Oysterband’s John Jones leads the festival ramble and his Reluctant Ramblers in the hills around the town.
Further fringe activities are to be announced.
More information will be here when available.
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