Cambridge Folk Festival 2024

Cambridge Folk Festival

buy tickets now > Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th July 2024
Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8DW, England MAP
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Full festival ticket £230 including booking fees
Daily capacity: 14,000
Last updated: Fri 2nd Feb 2024


Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the longest running and most prestigious folk festivals in the world. 

Established by Cambridge City Council in 1964, the festival is renowned for its unique atmosphere and eclectic mix of music.

It will take place from Thursday 25th July until Sunday 28th July 2024, at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, in Cambridge.

Line-up

Among the first confirmed acts are allround music legend Robert Plant & Saving Grace featuring Suzi Dian.

In a totally exclusive UK festival appearance the phenomenal Transatlantic Sessions come to Cambridge. Transatlantic Sessions celebrate the rich traditions that connect Scotland, Ireland and the USA and features a spectacular line up that includes Tommy Emmanuel, Karen Matheson, Aoife O’Donovan, and duo Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves  and the Transatlantic Sessions house band led by Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas, features renowned Celtic and roots musicians Phil Cunningham, John Doyle, Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker, Donald Shaw, James MacKintosh and Daniel Kimbro,

Also confirmed are Aoife O’Donovan, Capercaillie ,Dani Larkin, Fantastic Negrito, Flamy Grant, Jerry Douglas, Katherine Priddy , The Langan Band, Larkin Poe, Mec Lir,  Michael McGoldrick - John McCusker & John Doyle, Mitsune, Nitin Sawhney, Nora Brown & Stephanie Colema, Oysterband, Peggy Seeger & Family, Raghu Dixit, Ralph McTell, Ríoghnach Connolly & Honeyfeet, Talisk, and Tommy Emmanuel.

Robert Plant & Saving Grace featuringSuzi Dian

More named to be announced soon.

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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Full festival ticket: £230, Thursday: £35, Friday: £89, Saturday: £89, Sunday: £89

Prices include booking fees. Please see website for concessions, camping and parking information.

Camping

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

Workshops

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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