Formerly known as Woodworks, this festival returns after a year off in 2017 to take place on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May 2018 on St Mary's School Field and aims to encourage the participation and enjoyment of folk arts, drawing on assistance from the local community.
Along with a UK-wide network of musicians, dancers, tutors and enthusiasts, opportunities are provided for people of all ages to come together to learn, listen, network, and enjoy live music.
The acts confirmed so far are:- The Rolling Clones, The Bluetones, Wilko Johnson.
Expect over 70 acts on 4 stages all under marquees with bands, theatre companies, and other performance art groups appearing in an Arts Marquee, a couple of acoustic showcase sessions, and a comedy tent, acoustic marquee, rock tent and a bar tent with an open mic stage.
A variety of workshops are usually on offer. There's also street performance, a festival market, hot and cold food, stand-up comedy, silent disco, live sessions popping up everywhere, a chill-out tent, artistic displays (including sculptures), craft and music stalls, plus children's activities.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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