Whitby Folk Week is a long-standing celebration of the traditional music, dance and song of the British Isles has taken on the trappings of a tradition in its own right.
With over 600 events covering workshops, concerts, singarounds, dances, sessions, street entertainment and the extensive 'fringe' events that blossom spontaneously. The event takes place from Saturday 17th to Friday 23rd August 2019.
Acts include The Wilsons, The Poozies, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Windy Gyle, Melrose Quartet, Scolds Bridle, and many more. There's more to be announced.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, priced as follows:-
adult week: £199
junior week: £122
adult weekend (Sat & Sun): £73
junior weekend (Sat & Sun): £38
Other ticket types available including student tickets, and day tickets.
The Festival sets up a temporary campsite each year for festival season ticket holders. The temporary campsite will be in operation for the week of the Whitby Folk Week at Airy Hill School, Waterstead Lane, in Whitby.It is a basic site on a school playing field, but water, showers and toilet facilities are available.
Please note that dogs will not be allowed on the campsite.
There are plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars, and real-ale pubs.
More information will be here when available.
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