Broadstairs Folk Week 2008

Friday 8th to Friday 15th August 2008
various venues Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 3AB, England MAP
adult season ticket £145, child £50. Day ticket adult £50, child £10, under 7s free
last updated: Thu 19th Jun 2008

Broadstairs Folk Week is a town based festival happening throughout various venues in Broadstairs, Kent. Now in its 44th year, it celebrates folk and roots from traditional singing to folk rock via samba, blues and Cajun music. With a full programme of over 500 events including concerts, dances, workshops, sessions, events for children, a torchlight procession, storytelling and poetry and dancing along the seafront the whole town comes alive for the week in a festival of sound and colour.

This year's acts include:
Friday 8th August
Eliza Carthy Band + Stömp + 4Square
Mountain Firework Company + Tom & Barbara Brown
Happy Trails + Stowfolks + Panic Circus
Saturday 9th August
The Poozies + Elvis Fontanot & the Sugar Bees
Grace Notes + Keith James + Ock'n'Dough + Barron Brady
Momentum + Masquerade + Derek Gifford
Sunday 10th August
Cara Dillon + Warblefly + Simon Care Trio
The Omega 3 + Skyhook + Doughboy + Zydecajun
His Worship & The Pig + Pete Wood + Issy & David Emeney
Monday 11th August
Lark Rise + Paprika + Balkanicus + She'koyokh
Keith Kendrick + Brett Marvin & the Thunderbolts
Tom Kitching & Gren Bartley + Prague Castle Orchestra
Tuesday 12th August
Warsaw Village Band + Bruce Mathiske
Tea Hodzic + Moondance + Quinteto + Mambo Jambo
The Expatriate Game + Matt Walklate + Graham Hine
Wednesday 13th August
Dave Pegg & PJ Wright + Steve Tilston
Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies + Bully Wee Band + enQ
Mike Jackson + Jeff Warner + Toomey Swarbrick
Thursday 14th August
Tim van Eyken + Sheelanagig + Petit et la Grosse
Tania Opland & Mike Freeman + Elbow Jane + Byard's Leap
Friday 15th August
N'Faly Kouyate & Dunyakan + Two Man Ting
McDermott's 2 Hours + Robb Johnson + Climax Ceilidh

Many of these acts will be at the festival for much of the week.

Season tickets, day tickets and tickets for individual events are available. Adult season tickets are priced at £145, and a child's at £50. Day tickets are available priced at £50 for an adult, child £10, under 7s free. there are also family and resident offers available. To buy tickets download the booking form in PDF format by clicking here or telephone the booking office on 01843 604080.

There is a campsite which will be open for Season Ticket holders only from 10.00am on Friday 8th August and close at midday on Saturday 16 August 2008. The level campsite has Posh Wash showers and nice toilets within a short walk of all venues.

As well as the event festival goers can also enjoy 7 sandy beaches, an Italian ice cream parlour, pub sessions, singarounds, and Shooting Roots.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 8th to Friday 15th August 2008
various venues Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 3AB, England MAP
adult season ticket £145, child £50. Day ticket adult £50, child £10, under 7s free
last updated: Thu 19th Jun 2008


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