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Winter Festival is Coming…..

Folk Week 2018 Pictures

A very big thank you!

24 August 2018
Thank you to all of you who sang, danced, played and enjoyed the music and atmosphere of this year’s Broadstairs Folk Week. Thank you to our wonderful...

Come with me around Broadstairs Folk Festival 2018

15 August 2018
Hear about the top artist the festival attracts. Hear reaction from visitors & volunteers alike. Listen to Jo Tuffs, festival director, explain the the ethos, challenges &...

200 Club Launch – please join!

14 May 2018
Our new 200 Club launches today! It’s a new way to support Folk Week and also have the chance to win some prize money. We are aiming...


1 May 2018
Folk Week is very grateful to all the companies that support the festival. There are two categories of sponsorship:- the Corporate Supporters Scheme that are mainly local...


1 May 2018
In 2018, Folk Week would love you to join the Friends of the festival. There are benefits – priority booking, a free programme, a pair of free...


1 May 2018
We are thrilled to announce that Inspiration Inclusive Youth Theatre from Margate’s Theatre Royal , who bring together children with and without disabilities to work together on...


1 May 2018
The new venue for the social dance programme is at St.Peter’s Church Hall, just around the corner from the new campsite location. Dance Director Madeleine Smith has...


1 May 2018
The Folk Week team has been working very hard to ensure that the festival campsite will be a great place to stay and enjoy all that Folk...


1 May 2018
Where would Folk Week be without its volunteers ? Well it wouldn’t exist and thank you to all of them for cheering us on during the year...

Who’s On at the Weekend and more

3 January 2018
From Friday 10th to Sunday 12th August – these are the artistes booked so far – there are loads more to come – and we’re updating the...

Festival Campsite News

3 January 2018
The Folk Week campsite has moved from the school site of previous years – to new school fields at Dane Court School. We’re really pleased to be...

Weekend Tickets Special Deal

3 January 2018
Festival day/weekend and week tickets (with or without camping) are on sale now There’s a GREAT DEAL on offer – but hurry – Weekend Tickets with or...

Artistes Booked so Far!

13 December 2017
Hundreds of musicians come to Folk Week – and they play at a range of different venues during the Festival. We’re really excited by the line-up so...

Festival Tickets On-Sale before Christmas 2017!

29 November 2017
Festival Tickets for a week, weekend or day – with or without camping – will be available before Christmas! Time to get that person you love a...

Folk Week 2017 Pictures

Thank you to everyone

24 August 2017
Thank you to everyone who made Broadstairs Folk Week such a huge success and with such a lovely atmosphere. We will be updating the gallery in the...

Folk week 2016 Pictures

50th Anniversary

52 years of Folk Week

16 June 2017
Fifty-two years ago, the English folk music and dance scene was undergoing a revival and there were festivals celebrating the traditions in the south-west and north of...

Venue information

16 June 2017
Folk Week takes place in venues dotted around the town of Broadstairs – a quintessential English seaside town, with beautiful sandy beaches and packed full of cafes,...