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AUGUST 2020

1 August YORKSHIRE FOLK DAY, Whitby, 01947 811508, moorfolk@googlemail.com, www.festivalonthemoor.co.uk

1-2 August CLOVELLY MARITIME FESTIVAL Clovelly, North Devon, www.clovelly.co.uk

2 August LINCOLNSHIRE FOLK DAY Leadenham, Lincs, 01400 272824 (tbc)

2-6 August MERLIN MUSIC ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL Selkirk, 01896 822376, merlinmusicjane@gmail.com, www.merlinmusicacademy.com - CANCELLED

2-8 August SHETLAND FOLK FRENZY Lerwick, Shetland 01595 745500, info@shetlandarts.org, www.shetlandarts.org - CANCELLED

2-9 August FLEADH CHEOIL NA hEIREANN 2020, Mullingar, info@fleadhcheoil.ie, www.fleadhcheoil.ie - CANCELLED

6-8 August MONTELAGO CELTIC FESTIVAL Colfiorito, Italy, info@montelagocelticfestival.it, www.montelagocelticfestival.it - CANCELLED

6-9 August WICKHAM FESTIVAL, Wickham, Hampshire, 01329 231942, eastfest@talk21.com, www.wickhamfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

7-9 August DARTMOOR FOLK FESTIVAL South Zeal, Okehampton, Devon, 01837 840102, enquiries@dartmoorfolkfestival.co.uk, www.dartmoorfolkfestival.org.uk - CANCELLED

7-9 August FALKLAND TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Falkland, Fife, 01337 840450, falklandtradfest@outlook.com, www.falklandtradfest.org.uk - CANCELLED

7-9 August WIMBORNE MINSTER FOLK FESTIVAL Wimborne Minster, Dorset, 01202 623740, music@wimbornefolk.co.uk, www.wimbornefolk.co.uk - CANCELLED

7-14 August BROADSTAIRS FOLK WEEK Broadstairs, Kent, 01843 604080, info@broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk, www.broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk - CANCELLED

7-16 August FESTIVAL INTERCELTIQUE DE LORIENT Lorient, Bretagne, France, 00 33 2 97272429, festival@festival-interceltique.bzh, www.festival-interceltique.bzh - CANCELLED

8-14 August MORLAND FOLK DANCE WEEK Morland, Cumbria, 01931 714338, david@newbyendfarm.co.uk, www.newbyendfarm.co.uk - CANCELLED

8-16 August PIPING LIVE! Glasgow, 0141 353 0220, contact@pipinglive.co.uk,  www.pipinglive.co.uk

10-15 August FOLKWORKS YOUTH SUMMER SCHOOL Durham City 0191 443 4661, folkworks.summerschool@sagegateshead.com, www.sagegateshead.com - CANCELLED

10-15 August FOLKWORKS ADULT SUMMER SCHOOL Durham City 0191 443 4661, folkworks.summerschool@sagegateshead.com, www.sagegateshead.com - CANCELLED

10-30 August AMC2020, Edinburgh, 07968 131737, jb@stoneyport.demon.co.uk, www.amc1982.com - CANCELLED

12-15 August FOLKWORKS JUNIOR SUMMER SCHOOL Durham City 0191 443 4661, folkworks.summerschool@sagegateshead.com, www.sagegateshead.com - CANCELLED

13-15 August FAIRPORT’S CROPREDY CONVENTION Cropredy, Oxon, 0844 581 1396 www.fairportconvention.com - CANCELLED

13-16 August SALTBURN FOLK FESTIVAL Saltburn By The Sea, Cleveland, 07885 543925, tickets@saltburnfolkfestival.com, www.saltburnfolkfestival.com - CANCELLED

13-16 August MILWAUKEE IRISH FEST Milwaukee, USA, 00414 4763378, info@irishfest.com, www.irishfest.com - CANCELLED

14-15 August TORPHICHEN FOLK & ALE FESTIVAL Torphichen, Bathgate, 01506 652 826, info@torphichen-inn.co.uk, www.torphichen-inn.co.uk (tbc)

14-16 August WHITE HORSE FOLK FESTIVAL Wantage, Oxfordshire, 01453 751256, whitehorsefolkfestival@gmail.co.uk, www.whitehorsefolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

19-23 August MASTERS OF TRADITION FESTIVAL Bantry, Co Cork, 00353 27 52788, info@westcorkmusic.ie, www.westcorkmusic.ie

19-23 August MULL OF KINTYRE FESTIVAL Campbeltown, Argyll, 01586 552056, mokfest@hotmail.co.uk, www.mokfest.com - CANCELLED

20-23 August PURBECK VALLEY FOLK FESTIVAL Corfe Castle, Dorset, paul@purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk, www.purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

21-23 August MOIRA FURNACE FOLK FESTIVAL Moira, Derbyshire, 07401 951694, info@moirafurnacefolkfestival.co.uk, www.moirafurnacefolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

21-23 August FOLKEAST Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 01986 872633, info@folkeast.co.uk, www.folkeast.co.uk - CANCELLED

21-23 August MARYMASS FOLK FESTIVAL Irvine, Ayrshire, 01294 551047, joyceifc@aol.com, www.irvinefolkclub.org.uk - CANCELLED

21-23 August INNERLEITHEN MUSIC FESTIVAL Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, 0774 068 1879, imfpublicity@aol.com, www.innerleithenmusicfestival.org - CANCELLED

21-23 August ARDERSIER FOLK FESTIVAL Ardersier, Inverness, info@ardersierfolkclub.org.uk, www.ardersierfolkclub.org.uk - CANCELLED

21-23 August SADDLEWORTH RUSHCART, Saddleworth, W Yorks, 01457 834871, saddleworthmorris@gmail.com, www.saddleworthmorrismen.co.uk - CANCELLED

22-28 August WHITBY FOLK WEEK Whitby, North Yorkshire, 01977 792205, info@whitbyfolk.co.uk, www.whitbyfolk.co.uk - CANCELLED

27-30 August TONDER FESTIVAL Denmark 0045 74 72 46 10, billet@tf.dk, www.tf.dk - CANCELLED

28-31 August SHREWSBURY FOLK FESTIVAL Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 01743 892800, sandra@shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk, www.shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

28-31 August TOWERSEY FESTIVAL Claydon Estate, Buckinghamshire, 01629 827016, info@towerseyfestival.com, www.towerseyfestival.com - CANCELLED

28-31 August CORNWALL FOLK FESTIVAL Wadebridge, Cornwall, info@cornwallfolkfestival.com, www.cornwallfolkfestival.com - CANCELLED

28-31 August LYME FOLK WEEKEND Lyme Regis, Dorset, admin@lymefolk.com, www.lymefolk.com - CANCELLED

SEPTEMBER 2020

3-8 September FLEETWOOD FOLK & BLUES FESTIVAL Fleetwood, Lancashire, 01253 873964, fleetwoodfolkandblues@gmail.com, www.fleetwoodfolkandblues.com

4-6 September LLANWDDYN FOLK AND ACOUSTIC WEEKEND Powys, Wales, 01691 870501, info@llanwddynevents.co.uk, www.llanwddynevents.co.uk - CANCELLED

4-6 September OFF THE TRACKS FESTIVAL Castle Donington, Leics., 07825 512168, info@offthetracks.co.uk, www.offthetracks.co.uk - CANCELLED

4-6 September WALLINGFORD BUNKFEST Wallingford, Oxfordshire, 07743 330494, info@bunkfest.co.uk, www.bunkfest.co.uk - CANCELLED

4-6 September MOSELEY FOLK & ARTS FESTIVAL Moseley, Birmingham, 07789 440026, info@moseleyfolk.co.uk, www.moseleyfolk.co.uk - CANCELLED

4-6 September PORTPATRICK FOLK FESTIVAL Portpatrick, Dumfries & Galloway, 07810 868786, info@portpatrickfolkfestival.org, www.portpatrickfestivals.com

4-6 September TMSA KIRRIEMUIR FESTIVAL Kirriemuir, Angus, 01575 540 2611 / 573 0292, info@kirriefestival.org, www.kirriefestival.org - CANCELLED

4-6 September SEDGEFIELD FOLK FESTIVAL Sedgefield, Co Durham 01740 621347, info@sedgefieldfolkfestival.co.uk, www.sedgefieldfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

4-6 September LEADHILLS MUSIC BLAST Leadhills, 01659 74234, john@soundsense.biz www.soundsense.biz - CANCELLED

4-6 September BELLINGHAM ALL ACOUSTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL Northumberland, 01434 220646, paul@baafest.com, www.baafest.co.uk

4-6 September LONDON FOLK FESTIVAL Camden, London, folkandroots@gmail.com, www.londonfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

4-6 September TANGLED ROOTS FESTIVAL Timsbury, Somerset, 01458 448185, info@tangledrootsfestival.com, www.tangledrootsfestival.com

5 September BRIGHTON & HOVE FOLK FESTIVAL Brighton & Hove, 07791941987, stephen@folkroom.co.uk, www.folkroom.co.uk/bhff - CANCELLED

9-13 September LINLITHGOW FOLK FESTIVAL Linlithgow, West Lothian, 01506 844392, secretary@linlithgowfolk.com, www.linlithgowfolk.com - CANCELLED

10-13 September BROMYARD FOLK FESTIVAL Bromyard, Hereford, 07990 629203, info@bromyardfolkfestival.co.uk, www.bromyardfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

10-13 September GIG'N THE BANN Portglenone, Co Antrim, 02825 821743, info@gignthebann.com, www.gignthebann.com (tbc)

11-13 September SWANAGE FOLK FESTIVAL Swanage, Dorset, 07785 241940, swanagefolkfestival@gmail.com, www.swanagefolkfestival.com - CANCELLED

12-26 September ST. IVES SEPTEMBER FESTIVAL St.Ives, Cornwall, 0905 252 2250, info@stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk, www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

13 September CRESSING FOLK FESTIVAL Cressing, Essex, www.visitparks.co.uk/events/cressing-folk-festival/ (tbc)

17-20 September SOUTHDOWNS FOLK FESTIVAL Bognor Regis, 01243 820187 / 07751 594285, rnash10@hotmail.com, www.southdownsfolkfest.co.uk - CANCELLED

17-20 September CEOL CHOLASA Isle Of Colonsay, 01951 200336, keir@ceolcholasa.co.uk, www.ceolcholasa.co.uk

18-20 September UGIE FOLK FESTIVAL Stuartfield, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, 01346 541396, information@ugiefolk.co.uk, www.ugiefolk.co.uk (tbc)

18-20 September OTLEY BLACK SHEEP FOLK FESTIVAL Otley, West Yorkshire, 01943 464858, otleyff@hotmail.com, www.rossmi2.moonfruit.com

18-20 September STROUD FOLK WEEKEND Stroud, Gloucestershire, stroudfolk@yahoo.com, www.stroudfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

18-20 September CRANTOCK FOLK FESTIVAL Crantock, Cornwall, 01637 830243, www.oldalbioncrantock.com

25-27 September DUNBAR TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Dunbar, East Lothian, 01246 410172, www.dunbarmusicfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

25-27 September FRANK HARTE FESTIVAL Dublin, info@goilin.com, www.goilin.com

25-27 September JOHNNY DOHERTY MUSIC AND DANCE FESTIVAL, Ardara, Co Donegal, 00353 (0)876900714, goldeileen@hotmail.com, www.johnnydohertyfestival.com

25-27 September LLYN ACOUSTIC GUITAR FESTIVAL Criccieth, 07444 426047, paul@fret-dancer.com, www.llynguitarfestival.org.uk

25-27 September ALLEN VALLEYS FOLK FESTIVAL Allendale, Northumberland, 01434 652477, davidcrellin@btinternet.com, www.allenvalleysfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

25-27 September JURA MUSIC FESTIVAL Isle of Jura, 01496 820362, juramusicfestival@gmail.com, www.juramusicfestival.com - CANCELLED

25-27 September ST ALBANS FOLK FESTIVAL St Albans, Herts, 01727 852111, info@stalbansfolkmusic.org.uk, www.stalbansfolkmusic.org.uk

25-27 September MIDDLEWICH FOLK & BOAT FESTIVAL Middlewich, Cheshire, 07765 025596 , events@middlewich.org.uk, www.middlewichfabfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

26-27 September TEIGNMOUTH SHANTY FESTIVAL Teignmouth & Shaldon, 07989 384305, rfresh1030@aol.com, www.teignshantyfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

OCTOBER 2020

1-4 October CORK FOLK FESTIVAL, Cork, Ireland, 00353 (0)87 2759311, infocorkfolk@gmail.com, www.corkfolkfestival.com

1-4 October TENTERDEN FOLK FESTIVAL Tenterden, Nr Ashford, Kent, 01233 626805, info@tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk, www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk - CANCELLED

2-4 October DERBY FOLK FESTIVAL Derbyshire 01332 255800, admin@derbyfolkfestival.co.uk , www.derbyfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

2-4 October EDGWORTH FOLK WEEKEND Edgworth, Lancs, 07427 613783, arawc51@gmail.com, www.bromleycrossfolkclub.org.uk

3 October QUEENSFERRY FOLK FESTIVAL South Queensferry, 07960 449337, sean.sinclair@abbotresearch.co.uk, www.queensferrymusic.com

8-11 October HARWICH INTERNATIONAL SHANTY FESTIVAL Harwich, Essex, 07921 640772, info@harwichshantyfestival.co.uk, www.harwichshantyfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

8-12 October SHETLAND ACCORDION & FIDDLE FESTIVAL Lerwick, Shetland, 01595 694105, info@shetlandaccordionandfiddle.com www.shetlandaccordionandfiddle.com - CANCELLED

9-11 October FESTIVAL DES PANARDS Todmorden, West Yorkshire, 01943 461684, snozz@snozz.com, www.frenchdanceleeds.wordpress.com - CANCELLED

9-11 October KINCORA TRADITIONAL MUSIC WEEKEND Killaloe, Ballina, Co Clare, 00353 86 0529278, kincoratrad@gmail.com, www.kincoratradfest.ie (tbc)

9-11 October BANBURY FOLK FESTIVAL Banbury, Oxon, 07845 821041, www.banburyfolkfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

9-11 October SOUNDPOST SINGING WEEKEND Dungworth, Sheffield, 07746 125069, frances@soundpost.org.uk, www.soundpost.org.uk

9-17 October CELTIC COLOURS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Cape Breton, Canada, 001 902 5626700, info@celtic-colours.com, www.celtic-colours.com - CANCELLED

10-11 October SCOIL CHEOIL NA BOTHA Scotstown, Co Monaghan, 0863862080, seanmcelwain@gmail.com, www.anbhoth.ie (tbc)

12-16 October BLAZIN IN BEAULY Beauly, Invernesshire, 0779 294 7269, admin@blazininbeauly.com, www.blazininbeauly.com

12-17 October REEL ORKNEY TRADFEST Kirkwall, Orkney, 01856 871000, office@wrigleysisters.com, www.wrigleyandthereel.com

15-18 October MANCHESTER FOLK FESTIVAL Manchester, 0161 200 1500, hello@manchesterfolkfestival.org.uk, www.manchesterfolkfestival.org.uk - CANCELLED

16-18 October HARTLEPOOL FOLK FESTIVAL Hartlepool, 01429 299330, joan@hartlepoolfolkfest.co.uk, www.hartlepoolfolkfest.co.uk

16-18 October LICHFIELD FESTIVAL OF FOLK / L2F Lichfield, Staffordshire, 01543 262223, boxoffice@lichfieldarts.org.uk, www.l2f.co.uk - CANCELLED

17 October WEE FIFE FOLK FESTIVAL Dunfermline, www.dunfermlinefolkclub.co.uk

17-31 October SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL Central Edinburgh & region, 0131 556 9579, info@tracscotland.org, www.sisf.org.uk

19-23 October BARING-GOULD SONG SCHOOL Okehampton, West Devon, 01837 53754, info@wrenmusic.co.uk, www.wrenmusic.co.uk (tbc)

22-31 October SLIGO LIVE Co Sligo info@sligolive.ie, www.sligolive.ie

23-25 October PORTSOY FOLK FESTIVAL, THE SHORT HAAL, 07968 872217, bobphilips25@live.co.uk, www.bothyfolk.org

23-25 October MUSICPORT FESTIVAL Whitby, N Yorkshire, 01947 603475, info@musicportfestival.com, www.musicportfestival.com - CANCELLED

23-25 October BARING-GOULD FOLK WEEKEND Okehampton, West Devon, 01837 53754, info@wrenmusic.co.uk, www.wrenmusic.co.uk (tbc)

23-26 October RETURN TO LONDON TOWN Cricklewood, London, irishmusicinlondon@gmail.com, www.irishmusicinlondon.org

23-27 October NONSUCH ANNUAL DULCIMER WORKSHOP WEEKEND Denstone College, Staffordshire, 07484 166742, nonsuch@dulcimer.org.uk, www.dulcimer.org.uk - CANCELLED

28 October-1 November LOWENDER PERAN FESTIVAL Newquay, Cornwall, 01872 553413, info@lowenderperan.co.uk, www.lowenderperan.co.uk - CANCELLED

30 October-1 November FLUTEFLING, Aberdeen, gordon@flutefling.co.uk, www.flutefling.co.uk - CANCELLED

NOVEMBER 2020

6-8 November PERTHSHIRE AMBER - THE DOUGIE MACLEAN FESTIVAL Dunkeld, 01350 724261, admin@butterstone.com, www.perthshireamber.com - CANCELLED

6-8 November DENHOLM FOLK FESTIVAL Denholm, Nr Hawick, Scottish Borders, 01450 860641, info@denholmfolkfest.co.uk, www.denholmfolkfest.co.uk - CANCELLED

7 November CARRYING STREAM FESTIVAL Edinburgh, 07968 131737, jb@stoneyport.uk, www.carryingstreamfestival.co.uk

12-16 November ENNIS TRAD FEST Ennis, Co Clare, www.ennistradfest.com

13-15 November SHEFFIELD FOLK SESSIONS FESTIVAL Sheffield, 07947 490052, contact@sheffieldseshfest.org.uk, www.sheffieldfolksessionsfestival.co.uk

19-22 November WILLIAM KENNEDY PIPING FESTIVAL Armagh, Co Armagh, 028 3751 1248, info@wkpf.org, www.wkpf.org - CANCELLED

20-22 November SCOTS FIDDLE FESTIVAL Edinburgh, info@scotsfiddlefestival.com, www.scotsfiddlefestival.com - CANCELLED

20-22 November THE ISLAY SESSIONS Islay, info@islaysessions.co.uk, www.islaysessions.co.uk (tbc)

20-28 November SEALL FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS, Isle of Skye, 01471 844 207, info@seall.co.uk, www.seall.co.uk

26-29 November TRIP TO BIRMINGHAM TRADFEST Birmingham, info@birminghamtradfest.co.uk, www.birminghamtradfest.co.uk - CANCELLED

27-30 November THE GREAT BRITISH FOLK FESTIVAL Skegness, Lincs, 0330 102 5295, www.bigweekends.com

28 November FOLK AT THE HALL Trelawnyd, North Wales, 07912 1162777, keldamanley@live.co.uk, www.therecordjournal.co.uk

DECEMBER 2020

27 December-1 January SCOIL GHEIMHRIDH GHAOTH DOBHAIR Gweedore, Co Donegal, 00353 74 956 0679, scoilgheimhridh2013@gmail.com, www.scoilgheimhridh.com 

JANUARY 2021

9 January STROUD WASSAIL Stroud, Gloucestershire, robin@robinburton.co.uk, www.stroudwassail.com (tbc)

14-18 January SHANNONSIDE WINTER MUSIC WEEKEND Sixmilebridge, Co Clare, 00353 (0)86 8707739, mandowalsh@gmail.com, www.wmw.ie (tbc)

14-31 January CELTIC CONNECTIONS Glasgow 0141 353 8000, bosales@glasgowconcerthalls.com, www.celticconnections.com

15-17 January WHITTLESEA STRAW BEAR FESTIVAL Whittlesea, Cambs 01733 208245, info@strawbear.org.uk, www.strawbear.org.uk - CANCELLED

15-17 January BROADSTAIRS WINTERFEST Broadstairs, Kent, 01843 604080, info@broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk, www.broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk (tbc)

20-24 January TEMPLE BAR TRADFEST Dublin, 00353 1 677 23 97, admin@templebarcompany.com, www.tradfest.ie (tbc)

21-24 January BALLINCOLLIG WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL, Co Cork, 00353 (0) 2148 71388, hello@whitehorse.ie, www.wintermusicfestival.ie (tbc)

24 January YORK WINTER FOLK DAY York, 01904 632922, blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk, www.blackswanfolkclub.org.uk (tbc)

29-31 January FOLK DANCE & SNOWDROP WEEKEND Dunster, West Somerset, 01643 821425, hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk, www.yarnmarkethotel.co.uk

FEBRUARY 2021

7-21 February STAGE4BEVERLEY Beverley, 01377 217569, admin@stage4beverley.com, www.stage4beverley.co.uk

17-21 February SCOIL CHEOIL AN EARRAIGH, Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry 00353 (0)87 9967501, eolas@scoilcheoil.com, www.scoilcheoil.com (tbc)

21 February LONDON FIDDLE CONVENTION London, 07759 680533, haighchris@hotmail.com, www.londonfiddleconvention.org.uk (tbc)

24-28 February THE GATHERING TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL Killarney, Co Kerry, 00353 (0)6671555, info@inec.ie, www.inec.ie (tbc)

27 February CHESTER FEBRUARY FOLK DAY Chester, Cheshire 0871 218 0211, info@chesterfolk.org.uk, www.chesterfolk.org.uk (tbc)

MARCH 2021

5-7 March INTERVARSITY FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL, www.ivfdf.org (tbc)

5-7 March NORTH TEXAS IRISH FESTIVAL, Fair Park, Dallas, TX, USA, exec@ntif.org, www.ntif.org (tbc)

6 March ZELTIK Frankelach, Luxembourg, info@zeltik.lu, www.zeltik.lu (tbc)

12-14 March WILD SINGING Kings Place, London, 02075 201490, www.kingsplace.co.uk (tbc)

12-20 March EDINBURGH'S FESTIVAL OF IRELAND Edinburgh, 07855 285207, office@efoi.org.uk, www.edinburghsfestivalofireland.org (tbc)

19-21 March THE NIEL GOW FESTIVAL Dunkeld & Birnam, Perthshire, 01350 727340, admin@thetaybank.com, www.niel-gow.co.uk (tbc)

19-21 March NEWCASTLE PIPING FESTIVAL Newcastle, secretary@northumbrianpipers.org.uk, www.northumbrianpipers.org.uk (tbc)

19-22 March FOLK SONG AND BALLAD SEMINAR Inishowen Peninsula, Co Donegal, 00353 (0)7493 7896, info@inishowensinging.ie, www.inishowensinging.ie (tbc)

26-28 March NONSUCH DULCIMER CLUB SPRING FLING Allendale, Northumberland, 01434 683251, walzil.dulcimer@gmail.com, www.dulcimer.org.uk (tbc)

APRIL 2021

2-4 April GLENFARG FOLK FEAST Kinross, Perthshire, 01577 830370, info@glenfargfolkclub.com, www.glenfargfolkclub.com (tbc)

2-4 April SHENNAGHYS JIU, Isle of Man 01624 819068, contact@shennaghys.org, www.shennaghysjiu.com (tbc)

2-4 April FLUTEFLING, Edinburgh, gordon@flutefling.co.uk, www.flutefling.co.uk (tbc)

2-4 April BALLYDEHOB IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Ballydehob, Co Cork, 00353 2837676, info@ballydehobtradfestival.com, www.ballydehobtradfestival.com (tbc)

7-11 April NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL Canberra, Australia, (02) 6262 4792, info@folkfestival.org.au, www.folkfestival.org.au (tbc)

8-11 April CONSAIRTIN - NATIONAL CONCERTINA CONVENTION Ennis, Co Clare, 00353 (0)86 2612127, eolas@consairtin.ie, www.consairtin.ie

9-11 April MORPETH NORTHUMBRIAN GATHERING Morpeth, Northumberland 01670 513308, enquiries@northumbriana.org.uk, www.northumbriana.org.uk

9-14 April EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL HARP FESTIVAL Edinburgh, 0131 652 0585, www.harpfestival.co.uk

16-18 April SING IN THE SPRING Bretforton, Worcs, 01386 831173, info@thefleeceinn.co.uk, www.thefleeceinn.co.uk (tbc)

23-25 April NORTHERN STREAMS Edinburgh 0795 191 8366, eltmsa@yahoo.co.uk, www.northernstreams.org

23-26 April GREAT ALNE LONG WEEKEND Great Alne, Warwicks, 0121 777 3722, www.greatalnefolk.org.uk (tbc)

24-30 April COSTA DEL FOLK Ibiza, Spain 01254 504970, info@enjoytravel.co.uk, www.costadelfolk.co.uk (tbc)

29 April-2 May SHETLAND FOLK FESTIVAL Lerwick, Shetland, 01595 694757, info@shetlandfolkfestival.com, www.shetlandfolkfestival.com

29 April-2 May RAUNDS MUSIC FESTIVAL Raunds, Northants, 07756 015 615, contact@raundsfestival.com, www.raundsfestival.com

30 April-2 May GIRVAN FOLK FESTIVAL Girvan, Ayrshire, 01560 321102, admin@girvanfolkfestival.org.uk, www.girvanfolkfestival.org.uk (tbc)

30 April-2 May TODMORDEN FOLK FESTIVAL Todmorden, Yorkshire, todmordenfolkfestival@gmail.com, www.todfolkfest.co.uk (tbc)

30 April-2 May BRISTOL FOLK FESTIVAL Bristol, 0117 922 3686, info@bristolfolkfestival.org, www.bristolfolkfestival.org

30 April-2 May WATH FESTIVAL Wath-on-Dearne, S Yorks 07982 658467, wathfestival@gmail.com, www.wathfestival.org.uk (tbc)

30 April-2 May HASTINGS TRADITIONAL JACK IN THE GREEN Hastings, Sussex 01424 716516, secretary@hastingsjack.co.uk, www.hastingsjitg.co.uk (tbc)

30 April-3 May CUP OF TAE FESTIVAL Ardara, Co Donegal, 00353 (0)872424590, glenardfish@eircom.net, www.cupoftaefestival.com (tbc)

30 April-3 May SCANDIMOOT Scandinavian music & dance festival, Clapham & Settle, N.Yorks, 01721 722539, info@scandimoot.org.uk, www.scandimoot.org.uk (tbc)

30 April-3 May UPTON-UPON-SEVERN FOLK FESTIVAL Upton, Worcs 01905 371268, boxoffice@uptonfolk.org, www.uptonfolk.org (tbc)

30 April-3 May MAY HEYDAYS AT EVESHAM Evesham, 01308 423442, tickets@mayheydays.org.uk, www.mayheydays.org.uk

30 April-3 May FEILE CHOIS CUAIN, Louisburgh, Co Mayo, 00353 (0)4345064, feilecoiscuain@gmail.com, www.feilechoiscuain.com (tbc)

30 April-3 May FILEY FOLK FESTIVAL Filey, North Yorkshire, 01482 448892, molescroftlee@yahoo.com, www.fileyfolkfestival.bravesites.com

30 April-10 May TRADFEST EDINBURGH Edinburgh, www.edinburghtradfest.com

MAY 2021

1-2 May ROCHESTER SWEEPS FESTIVAL Rochester, Kent 01622 726633, cnewton25@aol.com (tbc)

6-9 May BALTIMORE FIDDLE FAIR Baltimore, West Cork, 00353 86 3753380, declan@fiddlefair.com, www.fiddlefair.com

7-9 May MONIAIVE FOLK FESTIVAL Moniaive, Dumfriesshire, moniaivefolkfestival@gmail.com, www.moniaivefolkfestival.com

7-9 May HOLMFIRTH FESTIVAL OF FOLK Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, enquiries@holmfirthfestivaloffolk.co.uk, www.holmfirthfestivaloffolk.co.uk (tbc)

7-9 May FOLK ON THE PIER Cromer, North Norfolk, 01263 512495, info@deckchairproductions.co.uk, www.folkonthepier.co.uk

7-9 May TREDEGAR HOUSE FOLK FESTIVAL Newport, Gwent, 01633 246241, susieoates135@hotmail.com, www.tredegarhousefestival.org.uk

7-9 May HEBDEN BRIDGE FOLK AND ROOTS FESTIVAL Hebden Bridge, hebdenroots@gmail.com, www.hebdenfolkroots.org

8-9 May WALTON FOLK FESTIVAL Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, 01932 253354, waltonfolk@riverhousebarn.co.uk (tbc)

11-16 May FOLKLASSICAL Whittington, Oswestry, Shropshire, 01691 657986, mail@whittingtonmusicfestival.org.uk, www.whittingtonmusicfestival.org.uk (tbc)

14-16 May FIFE TRADITIONAL SINGING WEEKEND, Falkland, Fife 01337 830773, fifesing@springthyme.myzen.co.uk, www.springthyme.co.uk/fifesing (tbc)

14-16 May SHEPLEY SPRING FESTIVAL Shepley, West Yorkshire, 01484 604704, info@shepleyspringfestival.com, www.shepleyspringfestival.co.uk (tbc)

14-16 May MOULTON VILLAGE FESTIVAL Moulton, Northants, 07788 755756, simoncaremusic@me.com, www.moultonmorrismen.com (tbc)

15-16 May FISH & SHIPS FESTIVAL, Whitby, 01947 811508, moorfolk@googlemail.com, www.festivalonthemoor.co.uk

21-23 May STRICHEN FESTIVAL (Buchan Heritage Society) Ritchie Hall Strichen Aberdeenshire 01771 637344, info@buchanheritagesociety.co.uk, www.buchanheritagesociety.co.uk

21-23 May ACOUSTIC FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, 0333 900 0919 info@acousticfestival.co.uk, www.acousticfestival.co.uk

23-31 May FLEADH NUA ENNIS, Ennis, Co Clare, 00353 (0)656824276, ceoltrad@eircom.net, www.fleadhnua.com (tbc)

24-28 May MORLAND SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING WEEK Morland, Cumbria, 01931 714338, david@newbyendfarm.co.uk, www.newbyendfarm.co.uk (tbc)

27-30 May ORKNEY FOLK FESTIVAL Stromness, Orkney Islands, 01856 851331, info@orkneyfolkfestival.com, www.orkneyfolkfestival.com

27-30 May KNOCKENGORROCH WORLD CEILIDH Carsphairn, Dumfries and Galloway, 01644 460662, info@knockengorroch.org.uk, www.knockengorroch.org.uk

28-29 May IREBY FESTIVAL Ireby, Cumbria, tickets@irebyfestival.uk, www.irebyfestival.co.uk - CANCELLED

28-30 May DONCASTER FOLK FESTIVAL, Doncaster, 07736 552676 , doncasterfolkfestival@virginmedia.com, www.doncasterfolkfestival.co.uk (tbc)

28-31 May CHESTER FOLK FESTIVAL Kelsall, Nr. Chester, 0871 218 0211 , info@chesterfolk.org.uk, www.chesterfolk.org.uk

28-31 May BUDE & STRATTON FOLK FESTIVAL Bude, Cornwall, 07736 374003, tickets@budefolkfest.com, www.budefolkfest.com (tbc)

28-31 May GREAT NORTH FOLK FESTIVAL Botton, N Yorks, 01947 811508, moorfolk@googlemail.com, www.festivalonthemoor.co.uk

28-31 May FISHGUARD FOLK FESTIVAL Fishguard, Pembroke, 01348 875183, judy.whitehouse@gmail.com, www.fishguard-folk-music.co.uk (tbc)

28-31 May CHIPPENHAM FOLK FESTIVAL Chippenham, Wiltshire, 01249 657190, info@chippfolk.co.uk, www.chippfolk.co.uk

29-30 May WESSEX FOLK FESTIVAL Weymouth, Dorset, 01305 860277, info@wessexfolkfestival.com, www.wessexfolkfestival.com (tbc)

JUNE 2021

3-6 June WIRRAL FOLK FESTIVAL Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, 0151 678 9902, folksingerjohn@aol.com, www.wirralfolkonthecoast.com

3-6 June THE GATE TO SOUTHWELL FESTIVAL Southwell, Notts, 01636 816678, information@southwellfolkfestival.org.uk, www.gtsf.uk (tbc)

3-6 June JOHN McKENNA FESTIVAL Drumkeeran, Co Leitrim 00353 (0)86 856 9900, info@johnmckenna.ie, www.johnmckenna.ie (tbc)

4-6 June PORTSOY FOLK FESTIVAL, THE 11TH HAAL Portsoy, 07968 872217, bobphilips25@live.co.uk, www.bothyfolk.org

4-6 June BLOWOUT BAGPIPE FESTIVAL Polesworth, Staffs, 01327 705265, info@bagpipesociety.org.uk, www.bagpipesociety.org.uk (tbc)

4-6 June ROLAND WALLS CITY OF YORK FOLK WEEKEND Peasholme Green, York, blackswanfolkclub@yahoo.co.uk, www.blackswanfolkclub.org.uk (tbc)

4-6 June KIRTLINGTON LAMB ALE MORRIS FESTIVAL Kirtlington, Oxon 01993 770703, www.kirtlington-morris.org.uk (tbc)

6 June FOLK AT THE BOAT Ipswich, Suffolk, 01473 601902, enquiries@folkattheboat.org.uk, www.folkattheboat.org.uk (tbc)

11-13 June ST NEOTS FOLK FESTIVAL St Neots, Cambridgeshire, 01234 376278, stneotsfolkclub@aol.com, www.stneotsfolkclub.co.uk 

11-13 June TMSA KEITH FESTIVAL Keith, Banffshire, 01542 882638, keithfestival@gmail.com, www.tmsakeithfestival.blogspot.com 

11-13 June WILD ATLANTIC SHANTY FESTIVAL Rosses Point, Sligo, hugh1oneill@eircom.net, www.wildatlanticshanty.ie (tbc) 

11-13 June DOOLIN FOLK FESTIVAL Doolin, Co Clare, 00353 65707 4111, info@hoteldoolin.ie, www.doolinfestivals.ie (tbc)

11-13 June FALMOUTH INTERNATIONAL SEA SHANTY FESTIVAL Falmouth, Cornwall 01326 313553, richard@falmouth.co.uk, www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk 

11-13 June GOWER FOLK FESTIVAL Gower, Wales, 01792 850803, joy@gowerfolkfestival.co.uk, www.gowerfolkfestival.co.uk (tbc)

11-13 June ARRAN FOLK FESTIVAL Isle of Arran, Scotland, info@arranevents.com, www.arranfolkfestival.co.uk

11-13 June DORSET TRADITIONAL SONG WEEKEND Pulham, Dorset, 01963 362890, jhnwaltham@yahoo.co.uk (prebook only) (tbc)

16-20 June MIDDLEWICH FOLK & BOAT FESTIVAL Middlewich, Cheshire, 07765 025596 , events@middlewich.org.uk, www.middlewichfabfestival.co.uk 

18-19 June KILLIN MUSIC FESTIVAL McLaren Hall, Killin, office@killinmusicfestival.com, www.killinmusicfestival.com 

18-20 June FASTNET MARITIME & FOLK FESTIVAL Ballydehob, Co Cork, 00353 27 62916, dickmiles77@gmail.com, www.fastnetmaritime.com (ybc)

18-20 June LICHFIELD FOLK FESTIVAL Lichfield, Staffordshire, 01543 424292, pennycowern@btinternet.com, www.lichfieldfolkfestival.co.uk 

18-20 June TEIGNMOUTH FOLK FESTIVAL Teignmouth, South Devon 01803 290427, annemgill@tiscali.co.uk, www.teignmouthfolk.co.uk (tbc)

19 June ROCKHAMPTON FOLK & WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL Rockhampton, Gloucestershire, rockhamptonfolkfest@gmail.com, www.rockhamptonfolkfest.org.uk

21-25 June CRAICEANN SUMMER SCHOOL Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, www.craiceann.com 

21 June-2 July BLAS INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC & DANCE Limerick 0035361 202653, pamela.cotter@ul.ie, www.blas.ie 

24-27June LEIGH FOLK FESTIVAL Leigh On Sea, Essex, 07931 520659, info@leighfolkfestival.com, www.leighfolkfestival.com (tbc)

25-27 June ENGLISH COUNTRY MUSIC WEEKEND Croston, West Lancashire, ecmw2019@ecmw.org.uk, www.englishcountrymusicweekend.org.uk (tbc)

25-27 June WEST SOMERSET FOLK FESTIVAL Carhampton, Somerset, 01643 841597, enquiries@westsomersetfolkfestival.co.uk, www.westsomersetfolkfestival.co.uk (tbc)

25-27 June ST ALBANS FOLK FESTIVAL St Albans, Herts, 01727 852111, info@stalbansfolkmusic.org.uk, www.stalbansfolkmusic.org.uk (tbc)

25-27 June OLD SONGS FESTIVAL Altamont, New York, oldsongs@oldsongs.org, www.festival.oldsongs.org 

25-27 June HULL FOLK & MARITIME FESTIVAL Hull, markpollard13@hotmail.com, www.hullfolkmaritime.org (tbc)

26 June FOLK ON THE QUAY Poole, Dorset, info@folkonthequay.co.uk, www.folkonthequay.co.uk (tbc)

26 June FOLK IN THE FIELD Shiptonthorpe, York, 07766554574, sue.folkinthefield@gmail.com, www.folkinthefield.co.uk 

26-27 June SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL BOAT FESTIVAL Portsoy, Banffshire, 01261 842951, contact@stbfportsoy.com, www.stbfportsoy.org 

27 June SUMMER DAY OF DANCE & SONG Botton Village, nr Danby, Whitby, 01947 811508, moorfolk@googlemail.com, www.festivalonthemoor.co.uk (tbc)

JULY 2021

1-4 July RUDOLSTADT FESTIVAL, Germany, 0049 3672 48 64 60, info@rudolstadt-festival.de, www.rudolstadt-festival.de 

1-4 July SKAGEN FESTIVAL, Denmark, billetkontor@skagenfestival.dk, www.skagenfestival.dk 

2-3 July MOONBEAMS WOLD TOP FOLK FESTIVAL Driffield, East Yorkshire, 07810 831317, leila@moonbeamsevents.co.uk, www.moonbeamsevents.co.uk 

2-3 July FOLK AT THE HALL Trelawnyd, North Wales, 07912 1162777, keldamanley@live.co.uk, www.therecordjournal.co.uk 

2-4 July NEWCASTLETON TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Newcastleton, Roxburghshire, 013873 75628, ntmfsecretary@googlemail.com, www.newcastleton.com 

2-4 July CLECKHEATON FOLK FESTIVAL Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, 01274 879761, info@cleckheatonfolkfestival.org, www.cleckheatonfolkfestival.org 

2-4 July YORKSHIRE FOLK DANCE WEEKEND Drax, N Yorks, 07900 284219, yfdw14@mail.com, www.yfdw.org.uk (tbc)

2-4 July SANDWICH FOLK & ALE FESTIVAL Sandwich, Kent, 07736 057836, info@sandwichevents.org.uk, www.sandwichevents.org.uk (tbc)

2-4 July BEYOND THE BORDER WALES' INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL, Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire, www.beyondtheborder.com 

2-11 July FEIS AN EILEAN (SKYE FESTIVAL), Sleat, Isle of Skye, 01471 844 207, info@seall.co.uk, www.skyefestival.scot 

3 July SOUTH BRENT FOLK DAY South Brent, Devon, 07947 308268, eileen.southbrentfolk@gmail.com, www.southbrentfolk.org.uk (tbc)

3-11 July WILLIE CLANCY SUMMER SCHOOL Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland, 0353 6570 84281, scoilwclancy73@gmail.com, www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com (tbc)

4-9 July CEOLAS UIBHIST Daliburgh, South Uist, 01878 700154, info@ceolas.co.uk, www.ceolas.co.uk (tbc)

7-11 July NEW FOREST FOLK FESTIVAL Romsey, Hampshire, 07801 082288, nick@newforestfolkfestival.co.uk, www.newforestfolkfestival.co.uk 

8-11 July BROMSGROVE FOLK FESTIVAL Bromsgrove, Worcs, 01527 831577, bobcynfolk@aol.com, www.bromsgrovefolkclub.co.uk (tbc)

9-11 July STONEHAVEN FOLK FESTIVAL Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, 01569 765063, admin@stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk, www.stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk

9-11 July PRIDDY FOLK FESTIVAL Priddy, Somerset, 01746 674080, info@priddyfolk.org, www.priddyfolk.org (tbc)

9-11 July FURNESS TRADITION FESTIVAL Ulverston, Cumbria, 01229 588290, info@furnesstradition.org.uk, www.furnesstradition.org.uk 

9-11 July ELY FOLK FESTIVAL Ely Outdoor Centre, Cambridgeshire, 07500 527334, queries@elyfolkfestival.co.uk, www.elyfolkfestival.co.uk 

9-11 July NEWTON STEWART & MINIGAFF TRADITIONAL MUSIC & DANCE FESTIVAL Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, festival@tradmusic.com, www.tradmusic.com 

9-11 July ROTHBURY TRADITIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Rothbury, Northumberland ,01669 620849, info@rothburymusicfestival.co.uk, www.rothburymusicfestival.co.uk 

10 July FESTIVAL IN THE FOREST Forest Hill, London, nigel.kersey@btinternet.com (tbc)

10-11 July WHITBY SEA FESTIVAL, Whitby, Yorkshire, 01947 811508, moorfolk@googlemail.com, www.whitbyseafest.co.uk (tbc)

11-17 July SOUTH SLIGO SUMMER SCHOOL, Tubbercurry, Co Sligo, southsligosummerschool@eircom.net, www.sssschool.org 

12-16 July CEOL NA COILLE Letterkenny, Co Donegal, 00353 87677 4601, ceolnacoille.letterkenny@gmail.com, www.ceolnacoille.ie (tbc)

14-17 July HEBRIDEAN CELTIC FESTIVAL Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, 01851 621234, office@hebceltfest.com, www.hebceltfest.com 

15-18 July WARWICK FOLK FESTIVAL Warwick, Warwickshire, 01926 776438, info@warwickfolkfestival.co.uk, www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk 

15-18 July BRADFIELD TRADITIONAL MUSIC WEEKEND Bradfield, S Yorks, 0114 2851479, edeophone@aol.com (tbc)

15-18 July MUSIC ON THE MARR Castle Carrock, Cumbria, 01228 670329, mom@orangehome.co.uk, www.musiconthemarr.com (tbc)

16-18 July DUNOON SCOTTISH MUSIC WORKSHOP Dunoon, Ayrshire, dunoonmusicworkshop@gmail.com, www.dunoonscottishmusicworkshop.co.uk 

16-18 July STAINSBY FOLK FESTIVAL Stainsby, Derbyshire, 01246 851337, info@stainsbyfestival.org.uk, www.stainsbyfestival.org.uk (tbc)

16-18 July SESIWN FAWR DOLGELLAU Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales, 07860 934 722, pwyllgor@sesiwnfawr.cymru, www.sesiwnfawr.cymru (tbc)

16-18 July FESTIVAL AT THE EDGE Kidderminster, 07544 044126, info@festivalattheedge.org, www.festivalattheedge.org

16-18 July NEWARK TRADITIONS FESTIVAL Newark, Nottinghamshire, 01636 821672, newarktraditions@gmail.com, www.newarktraditions.org.uk (tbc)

16-18 July LOSSIE FOLK FESTIVAL Lossiemouth, Moray, 01343 551319, lossiefolkclub@gmail.com (tbc)

17-24 July JOE MOONEY SUMMER SCHOOL Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim, Ireland, 00353 (0)87 1331241 / (0)87 4655399, info@joemooneysummerschool.com, www.joemooneysummerschool.com 

18 July FOLK BY THE OAK Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire 01432 355 416, info@folkbytheoak.com, www.folkbytheoak.com 

18-25 July FIDDLERS GREEN FESTIVAL Rostrevor, Co Down, 07895986616, info@fiddlersgreenfestival.co.uk, www.fiddlersgreenfestival.co.uk (tbc)

19-25 July YN CHRUINNAGHT CELTIC GATHERING, Isle of Man 07624 302200 or 01624 694758, info@ynchruinnaght.com, www.ynchruinnaght.com (tbc)

21-26 July FEAKLE FESTIVAL Feakle, Co Clare, 00353 (0)8796 78020, feaklefestival@gmail.com, www.feaklefestival.ie (tbc)

23-25 July SPEYFEST Fochabers, Moray, 07768 057631, info@speyfest.com, www.speyfest.com (tbc)

23-25 July TRADITIONAL SINGING WEEKEND AT CULLERLIE Cullerlie, Aberdeenshire, 01224 645486, elphinstone@abdn.ac.uk, www.abdn.ac.uk/elphinstone 

24-30 July BELFAST TRADFEST Belfast, info@belfasttrad.com, www.belfasttradfest.com (tbc)

24-31 July SCOIL ACLA Achill Island, Co Mayo, 00353 85 881 9548, info@scoilacla.ie, www.scoilacla.ie (tbc)

26-30 July KILCAR FLEADH Kilcar, Co Donegal, 00353 8797 09540, kilcar.fleadh@gmail.com, www.kilcarfestivals.com (tbc)

29 July-1 August CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL, Cambridge 01223 357851, hello@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk, www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk (tbc)

29 July-2 August BALLYSHANNON FOLK FESTIVAL, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, 00353 (0)862527400, info@ballyshannonfolkfestival.com, www.ballyshannonfolkfestival.com (tbc)

30 July-1 August UNDERNEATH THE STARS FESTIVAL Cawthorne, South Yorkshire, 01226 767872, info@underthestarsfest.co.uk, www.underthestarsfest.co.uk  

30 July-2 August O'CAROLAN HARP FESTIVAL Keadue, Co Roscommon, 00353 (0)7196 47247, tickets@ocarolanfestival.ie, www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie 

30 July-6 August SIDMOUTH FOLK FESTIVAL Sidmouth, Devon, 01773 829507, info@sidmouthfolkfestival.co.uk, www.sidmouthfolkfestival.co.uk 

AUGUST 2021

6-8 August LAKE DISTRICT FOLK WEEKEND Staveley, 07813 403808, lakedistrictfolk@gmail.com, www.thelakedistrictfolkweekend.com

6-8 August ALNWICK MUSIC FESTIVAL Alnwick, Northumberland, 01665 510785, alnwickmusicfestival@yahoo.com, www.alnwickmusicfestival.com (tbc)