Chippenham Folk Festival 2011

Friday 27th to Monday 30th May 2011
17 venues in Chippenham, Wiltshire., England MAP
early bird season ticket £79
last updated: Mon 4th Apr 2011

The Chippenham Folk Festival takes place from Friday 27th to Monday 30th May 2011. Celebrating its 40th year and having seen many changes since its beginnings in the village of Lacock many years ago, this festival still retains its 'village' atmosphere, and is packed with song, dance, workshops and dance displays. Over 200 events take place within the town centre.

The main ceilidh and concert events take place in the park by the river. Practically every pub and venue in the town is used for a wide range of sessions, workshops and smaller concerts and dances.

Line-up

The first acts confirmed are Steeleye Span, Finest Kind, John Kirkpatrick, The Wilson Family, JigJaw, Isambarde, Ian Bruce, Nick Dow, Barry Goodman, Craig:Morgan:Robson, Dave Sealey, Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman, Ed Rennie, G & T, Geoff Higginbottom, George Papavgeris, GU 4, Jeff Warner, John Alderslade, Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham, Mary Humphreys & Anahata, Rosie Upton, Spare Parts, Sylvia Watts, The Cleverley Brothers, The Cuttings Family, Tom Napper Tom Bliss, Trio Threlfall, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, and more.

There will also be a full programme of children's events (for season ticket holders only).

There is a large craft marquee, catering facilities and an open air arena in the park. The high street and historic market square are both pedestrianised, and are used throughout the weekend for busking, street theatre and processions and there's a huge street fair on Monday.

Tickets

An early bird season ticket is priced at £79 for a full season ticket, camping (for season tickets only) is priced at £18 per person, under 16's half price on everything, and under 10's Free. There may be tickets for individual events on the door but these can't be booked in advance so are subject to availability. Send email to tickets@chippfolk.co.uk for instructions on ticket purchase or click here.
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Camping

Camping and caravanning are available to season ticket holders on riverside sites in the centre of the town at around £15 per person for the weekend, kids aged 10-15yrs - half price.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 27th to Monday 30th May 2011
17 venues in Chippenham, Wiltshire., England MAP
early bird season ticket £79
last updated: Mon 4th Apr 2011


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