Links - Festivals
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February 16-18 Cheltenham Folk Festival In the Town Hall. Always a great start to the Festival year.
May 18-20 Holmfirth Festival. A great lineup in "Last of the Summer Wine" country.
May 25-28

Captain Cook Festival Whitby

The Whitby Shanty Weekend is held May Bank Holiday Weekend ( 25th/28th in 2007) and each October , as part of the Captain Cook Birthday celebrations
May 25-28 Chippenham Folk Festival. Four days of the best in folk song, music, dance and traditions in the heart of Wiltshire
June 29-30 - July 1 Four Fools Folk Festival, Chorley. Centred at a school. Noted as a festival for singers and singing although there are Morris sides and a Ceilidh as well.
July 26 - 29 Cambridge Folk Festival. An even bigger weekend festival.
August 3-10 Sidmouth Folk Festival. Probably the biggest festival. Strong on roots as well as folk. However it does overlap Broadstairs.
August 10-17 Broadstairs Folk Week. The local blockbuster.

August 18-24

Whitby Folk Weekand The third of the great seaside weeks in a row.
August 31 - September 2 Faversham International Hop Festival The traditional Kentish end of summer festival. Great concerts and sing-arounds and street entertainment.