2020 line up coming soon!

We are busy making plans for the 2020 festival and will announce the first wave of artists VERY SOON - in the meantime see all the other exciting things we have happening below


22nd  April 2020

at LEAF, Manchester

Tickets:  £17.84 (inc fees)

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with special guests Vishtèn

7th June 2020 at  The Met, Bury

Tickets:  from £27 (inc fees)

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Have you seen our sister festival?

Rochdale Folk Festival runs 18th - 21st June 2020.

For more  details click   below


“Some star venues and some star acts ... the list is endless.
It’s good to have Manchester back on the map with a whopping great big festival

and this is a whopping great big festival”

- BBC Radio 6 Music


“This is some folk festival, Manchester!” 

- Billy Bragg

"Leave your preconceptions at home"

- I love Manchester 


Manchester Folk Festival is Produced In association with

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