Cambridge Folk Festival 2008

Thursday 31st July to Sunday 3rd August 2008
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
£100 for full weekend, £33 for Friday, £44 for Saturday or Sunday - SOLD OUT
last updated: Tue 29th Jul 2008

This festival's prestigious reputation for quality music in intimate surroundings means tickets always sell out very quickly. The music is much more than traditional folk.

The line-up includes an exclusive UK outdoor Festival appearance by singer k.d. lang, songwriter and guitarist Joan Armatrading, festival favourites the Levellers who are proudly celebrating their 20th anniversary and the multi-cultural collective The Imagined Village.

Other artists include Billy Bragg, Richard Hawley who replaces John Hiatt, Judy Collins, Allen Toussaint, Seth Lakeman, Eric Bibb, Eliza Carthy, Martha Wainwright, The Waifs, Altan, Peatbog Faeries, Tim O'Brien, Karine Polwart, Michael McGoldrick Band, Laura Marling, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Tunng, Kila, 3 Daft Monkeys, Noah & The Whale, 6 Day Riot, Findlay Napier & The Bar Room Mountaineers, Megson, and The Shivers. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Music takes place as follows: Thursday 6pm-10pm; Friday 1pm-11.30pm; Saturday midday-11.30pm; Sunday midday-11pm.

The campsites (charge per tent, not per person) also provide their own friendly entertainment. There is also on-site entertainment for kids.

The price of a full weekend ticket is £100, a young person's ticket (age 14-15)is £70, children tickets (age 5-13) are £27, and children under 5 are free. Camping is available priced at £30 or £45. Caravan/camper van tickets are £60. Day tickets are available priced at £33 for Friday or £44 for Saturday or Sunday. Full Festival, Friday, Saturday and Sunday tickets are now sold out.

Coldhams Common camping is still available to Full Festival ticket holders. To buy tickets click here.

There'll be more information here when available.

Thursday 31st July to Sunday 3rd August 2008
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
£100 for full weekend, £33 for Friday, £44 for Saturday or Sunday - SOLD OUT
last updated: Tue 29th Jul 2008


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