The Folk Weekend, now in its 30th year, is based on a single site which includes marquees, camping facilities, food stalls, trade stands, real-ale bar, real toilets, showers, children's entertainment plus Morris displays and pub sessions during the day in Ely City centre.
This is a small, friendly festival happening from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th July 2015 where artists play meet and greet 'unplugged' sessions, there is also a real ale bar, trade stalls, numerous concerts, dances, displays, sessions, ceilidhs and children's entertainment plus a programme of workshops.
Demon Barbers, The Willows, Oysterband, Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band, Artisan, Steve Tilston, Les Barker, Threepenny Bit, Twisted Routes, Daniel Nestlerode, Chris Newman & Stella Hensley, Chuck Cash & The Fenland Cowboys, Broadside Boys, Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band, The Hut People, New Essex Bluegrass Band, Hannah Sanders, Fendragon, Jess Morgan, Jimmy & Sid, Novinka Folska Band, Megson, Whapweasel, Gavin Davenport Band, Boo Hewerdine & Friends, Luke Jackson, Gog Magog Hillbillies, Hicks & Goulbourn, Blackjack Blues, Broadside Boys, New Essex Bluegrass Band, Katie Lyle, and Addison's Uncle.
Boo Hewerdine is patron to Ely Folk Festival.
Early bird weekend tickets are priced at £67 per adult without camping or £79 with camping. Tickets ar priced at £56 for concessions (over 65s or registered disabled) without camping or £68 with camping. £23 per young person aged 10-17 without camping or £29 with camping (under 10s are free).
There is ample space for tents and caravans on site, and free parking is provided close to the festival site. There are also plenty of alternative accommodation available in Ely. Ely city centre is easily accessible by the organised shuttle bus (or 20 minutes walk).
More details will be published here when available.
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