2018 festival Dates 

18 - 21 October

dates for 2018 Festival 


Hold 18-21 October in your diary and we will fill it with folk-based delights.  

Once again, HOME will be at the heart of the event.  

Whilst you wait for October to roll around, we've made a gallery of some of our favourite images from 2017. 

We're busy making the 2018 manchester folk Festival 


It's a little quiet on the website at the moment. We're planning the next Festival, which we'll launch in March. 

Meanwhile join our mailing list, or join us over on Twitter and Facebook where we're talking about what we're up to and some other exciting stuff happening in the folk scene. 


2017 Festival Line-up:

Tom Robinson - Afro celt sound system

Kathryn Tickell & David Almond

Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings

False Lights - The Young'uns

 John Smith - David Gibb - Jigdoll 

Quiet Loner - Galleon Blast

Keston Cobblers club - Nina HArries

Stick In The Wheel - The Nightjar

Alistair Anderson and Northlands

Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne - ninebarrow

Kings of the South Seas - young Waters

Jackie Oates - Jinnwoo - grace petrie

Horse & Bamboo's Theatre Ballads

georgia lewis - Jack Rutter

edgelarks - Sound of the sirens

Irish Mythen - Vishten - The East Pointers

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