This festival has been cancelled. Organiser's statement.
The 56th Cambridge Folk Festival will be taking place from Thursday 30th July until Sunday 2nd August 2020, 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.
Acts include Martha Wainwright, Passenger, Yusuf / Cat Stevens, Lankum, Seasick Steve, Show Of Hands, Suzanne Vega, Fatoumata Diawara, This Is The Kit, Patty Griffin, Seth Lakeman, The Young'uns, Julie Fowlis, Flook, Le Vent du Nord, and more. There's more to be announced.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are priced as follows:-
Weekend tickets (camping extra)
Standard weekend: £182
under-18 weekend: £48
Thursday: adult: £30; under-18: £7
Friday / Saturday / Sunday: adult £75; under-18: £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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