Bristol's Folk Festival, returns to take place over two days during the May Day Bank Holiday weekend running on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2016 at St.George’s and Bristol Folk House in Bristol.
Latest additions are The Worry Dolls, and Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker.
They join headliners 9Bach, Gigspanner, and Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin, plus are Ange Hardy, Gadarene, India Electric Co., Said The Maiden, Sam Kelly, The Changing Room, Company of Players, Barnacle Buoys, Threepenny Bit, The Great Sea Choir, Kirsty Bromley, Cooper and Toller, Edd Donovan And The Wandering Moles, Bewellian, Susie Dobson, The Vogwells, Folkaoke, TRADarrr, The Gerry Colvin Band, Moore Moss Rutter, and Lukas Drinkwater & Tobias Ben Jacobs.
Plus more to be announced including the winners of the festival's own Isambard Folk Award. The festival will also feature Morris dancers, Ceilidh bands, Silent Disco, and Folk Competitions. More performers and activities to be announced closer to the festival, especially new talents on The Doric Stage and acts for other impromptu performance spaces..
Early bird tickets are priced at £55 for weekend, day tickets are £30. (+ booking fee).
Renowned as a guaranteed “rain free” event expect the two main stages of music at St George’s and The Folk House, the Kidnap and Doric Stages provide a platform for newcomers, open mics, and sessions.
As well as ceilidhs, workshops, stalls, talks, plenty of regional food and drink, sing-alongs, and poetry will also feature as part the selection of other things to watch, listen to, and get involved in.
Bristol & Rag Morris lead the way joined by some of the greatest and most popular sides in the South West for performances and workshops – sometimes planned, sometimes impromptu, as is custom!
Indoor camping for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings is priced ataround £11 per night at a private building just a couple of minutes walk from the Bristol Folk Festival venues.
More information will be here when available.
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