The 55th Cambridge Folk Festival will be taking place from Thursday 1st until Sunday 4th August 2019, at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, in Cambridge.
The 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, and there's also mindfulness workshops and talks, children's concerts, ceilidhs, facepainting, storytelling, playgrounds, paddling pool, street theatre and even a wandering magician.
Confirmed acts include Lucinda Williams, José González, Nick Mulvey, Richard Thompson, Ralph McTell, Tunng, Fisherman's Friends, Lil' Jimmy Reed & the A Team, Talisk, Nancy Kerr, James Fagan & Friends, Sam Sweeney, Jarrod Dickenson, Karine Polwart, Calexico and Iron & Wine, Amadou & Mariam and Blind Boys of Alabama, Graham Nash, The Unthanks, Gruff Rhys, Holy Moly & the Crackers, and many more.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are priced as follows:-
Standard weekend: £179
18-21 year old weekend: £125.50
16-17 year old weekend: £99.50
Child 5-15 year old weekend: £47.50
Child 0-4 year old weekend: free
Cherry Hinton Hall Tents: £69.50
Cherry Hinton Caravan: £134.50
Cherry Hinton Hall Caravan Disabled access (PIP): £99.50
Coldham's Common Tent (or awning for Minivan/Campervan if required outside of plot size): £48.50
Coldham's Common Minivan/Caravan (5mx5m plot): £55.50
Coldham's Common Minivan/Caravan (7mx7m plot): £90.50
Thursday: Standard: £29.50; aged 16-21: £18.50; aged 5-15: £7
Friday: Standard: £73.50; aged 16-21: £42.50; aged 5-15: £20
Saturday or Sunday: Standard: £73.50; aged 16-21: £42.50; aged 5-15: £20
Music programme times
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.
There'll be more information here when available.
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