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Some great news for Folk Week

2 April 2021
Broadstairs Folk Week is to receive £59,420 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund  Broadstairs Folk Week among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of...

Folk Week Update April 2021

1 April 2021
Dear Friends We hope you are safe and well. We’ve missed you all. We promised you more news as soon as we could, and that our plans...

An update for 2021

4 March 2021
We hope all our friends and supporters are safe and well. Folk Week has had a challenging year, like everybody else.With the publication of the government’s planned road...

Folk Week Update Sept 2020

21 September 2020
A lot has happened…. or not happened…since our last news update in March 2020. First of all, we do hope you are safe and well.  Like thousands...

In other news…..

18 March 2020
We are keeping a close eye on the announcements being made by the relevant authorities (e.g. WHO, Public Health England) with regards to the Coronavirus epidemic. We...

Who’s On When 2020

25 February 2020
The festival line-up is taking shape so here’s a look at who’s on when. Many more to be added in the next few weeks. Week-end – Fri...

Thank you for WinterFest!

18 February 2020
WinterFest was a roaring success – thank you to everyone who worked so hard to fund-raise and have fun.

WinterFest coming soon!

4 December 2019
After the huge success of the first WinterFest last year that raised thousands of pounds for Broadstairs Folk Week, the second festival is on the horizon in...

Folk Week Quiz Night

16 September 2019
26 October 2019 Time to put on your thinking caps and have a great evening out with brainy friends! The ever-popular fund-raising quiz is compered by the...

WinterFest 2020

16 September 2019
17 – 19 January Date for your Diary Acts confirmed so far include Chris Difford – The Little Unsaid – Edgelarks – The Lowly Strung – Lunch...

Folk Week 2019 Podcast

16 August 2019
Jez Hulme chats with Broadstairs Folk Week festival director, Jo Tuffs, about how the festival week has been going. You can listen to the podcast here: http://thanetstories.libsyn.com/an-interview-jo-tuffs-creative-director-of-broadstairs-folkweek

Folk Giant

A pre-Folk Week podcast

8 July 2019
http://thanetstories.libsyn.com/find-out-whats-on-in-broadstairs-folkweek-2019 Once again, Jez Hulme chats to Jo Tuffs to find out what’s on at this year’s fast-approaching Broadstairs Folk Week- well some of it…in between bouts...

The full line-up….just about!

17 May 2019
So we’re almost there….and the Souvenir Programme 2019 will be published in mid-June so you can find out exactly where and when your favourite performers will be...

Winter Festival is a Winter Warmer

29 January 2019
Huge congratulations to everyone involved in making Winter Festival such a success. Jenny, Sally, Angie and Euan and many more – a brilliant achievement. Thank you to...

More news on Folk Week 2019

18 December 2018
So dear Folk Week fans – thank you for all your support in 2018 and we’re pleased to say we are looking forward to welcoming you in...

More News on Winter Festival

19 November 2018
A brand-new festival in winter is on the horizon after the excitement of Christmas has faded away. Winter Festival runs over 2 days on the weekend of...

Winter Festival is Coming…..

11 October 2018
A pick me up after the festive season and a step towards the summer festival! Come along to the Folk Week Winter Festival – held over the...

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,...


2021 Festival Tickets with or without Camping

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