Cambridge Folk Festival 2023

Cambridge Folk Festival

Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July 2023
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
Full Festival £205, Thursday: £31, Friday: £83, Saturday: £83, Sunday: £83 camping extra
Daily capacity: 14,000
Last updated: Wed 19th Jul 2023

Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the longest running and most prestigious folk festivals in the world. Established by Cambridge City Council and held each year since 1965, the Festival is renowned for its unique atmosphere and eclectic mix of music.
The 56th Cambridge Folk Festival will be taking place from Thursday 27th July until Sunday 30th July 2023, at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, in Cambridge.


Acts include The Proclaimers, Rufus Wainwright, Imelda May, Arrested Development,Angélique Kidjo and many more.

For the details as available please see the line-up page.

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.

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tickets for 2023 are on sale priced at £205

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.


A wide variety of workshops are on offer for all ages including instrument making, willow sculpture, knitting, songwriting, drawing, storytelling, clog dancing, juggling, paddling, den building, tai-chi, and artist-led music making.

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