Event Series Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Each morning, Zoe, Peter, and Evie from Inspiration Creative get all generations singing and dancing together – and wearing some very strange outfits. They are ably supported by our wonderful band-in-residence Giddy Yup and mayhem is provided by the Hooden Horses – the living embodiment of the festival logo and Clarence the Dragon makes a […]

Event Series Dance Displays at The Bandstand

Dance Displays at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Every afternoon our amazing dance sides will be performing at The Bandstand, you can also catch them around the town and along the promonade throughout the day. This event is free but please put a donation in the festival collecting tins, Thank you.

Festival Parade and Show

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Starting at 5.30pm from the top of the High street at pierremont Ave,  processing down the high street and onto the seafront promenade, finishing with a celebration of dance and music at the bandstand. After the parade show you can stay for more evening entertainment. We hope you will come along to support the Festival.

Music at The Bandstand with The Boxwood Chessmen

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Another free Folk Week event, music by the seaside. Listen to live music at the Bandstand every evening during the Festival. Please put a donation in the collecting tin Why not pop into the craft fair next door to the Bandstand  for a bit of retail therapy and refreshements open 10am - 8.30pm Sat-Fri.

Event Series Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Each morning, Zoe, Peter, and Evie from Inspiration Creative get all generations singing and dancing together – and wearing some very strange outfits. They are ably supported by our wonderful band-in-residence Giddy Yup and mayhem is provided by the Hooden Horses – the living embodiment of the festival logo and Clarence the Dragon makes a […]

Event Series Dance Displays at The Bandstand

Dance Displays at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Every afternoon our amazing dance sides will be performing at The Bandstand, you can also catch them around the town and along the promonade throughout the day. This event is free but please put a donation in the festival collecting tins, Thank you.

CR2 Girl Talk

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A riotous event with robust singers and a birds' eye view of the world. Back by popular demand for the 7th year.

Get Tickets £4.50 – £9.00

Music at The Bandstand with The Fabulous Fezheads

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Another free Folk Week event, music by the seaside. Listen to live music at the Bandstand every evening during the Festival. Please put a donation in the collecting tin Why not pop into the craft fair next door to the Bandstand  for a bit of retail therapy and refreshements open 10am - 8.30pm Sat-Fri.

Event Series Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Each morning, Zoe, Peter, and Evie from Inspiration Creative get all generations singing and dancing together – and wearing some very strange outfits. They are ably supported by our wonderful band-in-residence Giddy Yup and mayhem is provided by the Hooden Horses – the living embodiment of the festival logo and Clarence the Dragon makes a […]

Greyhound Buskers on the Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

The is a free event, please put a donation in a Folk Week collecting tin, thank you.

C6 Concert – Jim Causley and Miranda Sykes, Ramskyte

Queens Road Baptist Centre Queens Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Ghosts, Werewolves and Countryfolk! Sabine Baring-Gould's Centenary Six-time BBC Folk Award nominee Jim Causley and Miranda Sykes of the Award winning Show of Hands and Daphne’s Flight  bring a special show to Broadstairs in 2024. It celebrates the centenary of the first serious collector of folksongs, more than a decade before Vaughan Williams and Sharp […]

Get Tickets £9.00 – £18.00
Event Series Dance displays at The Bandstand

Dance displays at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Every afternoon our amazing dance sides will be performing at The Bandstand, you can also catch them around the town and along the promonade throughout the day. This event is free but please put a donation in the festival collecting tins, Thank you.

CR3 Shantyskeptic

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Worldwide Folk Festival favourite, Keith Donnelly (‘the funniest thing to happen to folk music since the banjo!’) has written, parodied, pastiches, and more or less mangled, about three dozen shanties and songs of the sea, to bring you his hilarious, brand new, interactive, (Somewhat Silly) Shantyskeptics Show. The man who wrote songs, jokes, and TV […]

Get Tickets £4.50 – £9.00

Music at The Bandstand with Sir Reel Clarks

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Another free Folk Week event, music by the seaside. Listen to live music at the Bandstand every evening during the Festival. Please put a donation in the collecting tin Why not pop into the craft fair next door to the Bandstand  for a bit of retail therapy and refreshments open 10am - 8.30pm Sat-Fri.

C7 Concert – The New Radio Ballads – In The Footsteps Of Ewan MacColl. Support Huw Williams & Ben Tunnicliffe

Queens Road Baptist Centre Queens Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

In the 50s and 60s, Ewan MacColl, Charles Parker and Peggy Seeger created the groundbreaking Radio Ballads broadcasts for BBC Home Service to highlight the experiences of real people, weaving the voices of rarely heard communities with songs written about their recorded interviews. Almost half a century later, in 2006, a new set of Radio […]

Get Tickets £11.50 – £23.00
Event Series Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Each morning, Zoe, Peter, and Evie from Inspiration Creative get all generations singing and dancing together – and wearing some very strange outfits. They are ably supported by our wonderful band-in-residence Giddy Yup and mayhem is provided by the Hooden Horses – the living embodiment of the festival logo and Clarence the Dragon makes a […]

Event Series Dance displays at The Bandstand

Dance displays at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Every afternoon our amazing dance sides will be performing at The Bandstand, you can also catch them around the town and along the promonade throughout the day. This event is free but please put a donation in the festival collecting tins, Thank you.

Music at The Bandstand – Juniper

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Another free Folk Week event, music by the seaside. Listen to live music at the Bandstand every evening during the Festival. Please put a donation in the collecting tin Why not pop into the craft fair next door to the Bandstand  for a bit of retail therapy and refreshements open 10am - 8.30pm Sat-Fri.

CR4 Music Hall

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Remember the Good Old Days? If you do, you'll know what to expect and if not, give it a try, fancy hats not obligatory.  Lynne Heraud and Pat Turner - back by popular demand! with special guests.

Get Tickets £4.50 – £9.00

Friends of Folk Week Get together

The Sarah Thorne Theatre - Dance Venue Fordoun Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Members of our Friends of Folk Week are invited to come along to chat with other supporters of the Festival, Celebrate Folk Week  and hear the latest news.  Meeting up in the Festival Bar at The Sarah Thorne Theatre, and hopefully sitting outside in the sunshine. New Friends are welcome to join on the day.  

Event Series Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Each morning, Zoe, Peter, and Evie from Inspiration Creative get all generations singing and dancing together – and wearing some very strange outfits. They are ably supported by our wonderful band-in-residence Giddy Yup and mayhem is provided by the Hooden Horses – the living embodiment of the festival logo and Clarence the Dragon makes a […]

V2 Sweet Thames: The London Folk Club Story

The Vale Church Hall The Vale, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Written and performed by Ewan Wardrop Set in a London folk club in the early 1960s, this show draws on 26 oral history interviews, creating a fascinating tour de force performance from Ewan Wardrop. Ewan is an actor, dancer, multi-instrumentalist, and musical comedian. He began his career as a dancer for Matthew Bourne’s dance company, […]

Get Tickets £6.00 – £12.00
Event Series Dance displays at The Bandstand

Dance displays at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Every afternoon our amazing dance sides will be performing at The Bandstand, you can also catch them around the town and along the promonade throughout the day. This event is free but please put a donation in the festival collecting tins, Thank you.

CR5 Folk Detectives – Paul Hutchinson & Matthew Crampton

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

The Folk Detectives are Paul Hutchinson (Belshazzar’s Feast) and Matthew Crampton (The Transports, Have a Banana!), together they ‘uphold the lore–the Folklore.’ Matthew and Paul make their case with deadpan nonsense, terrible jokes and clever musical pastiches. They also sing some straight songs, with moments of pathos amongst the fun. This is their umpteenth attempt […]

Get Tickets £6.00 – £12.00

Music at The Bandstand with Gaddzukes

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Another free Folk Week event, music by the seaside. Listen to live music at the Bandstand every evening during the Festival. Please put a donation in the collecting tin Why not pop into the craft fair next door to the Bandstand  for a bit of retail therapy and refreshements open 10am - 8.30pm Sat-Fri.

Event Series Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Each morning, Zoe, Peter, and Evie from Inspiration Creative get all generations singing and dancing together – and wearing some very strange outfits. They are ably supported by our wonderful band-in-residence Giddy Yup and mayhem is provided by the Hooden Horses – the living embodiment of the festival logo and Clarence the Dragon makes a […]

Event Series Dance displays at The Bandstand

Dance displays at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Every afternoon our amazing dance sides will be performing at The Bandstand, you can also catch them around the town and along the promonade throughout the day. This event is free but please put a donation in the festival collecting tins, Thank you.

CR6 It’s Electrifying! with KSC

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join Kent Song Collective Kent for a sparky new show, plenty of songs and tunes, choruses galore... the story of instant power, its sources, uses and consequences, explored on vocals, guitars, fiddle and squeeze boxes by Sue Watson, John & Di Cullen, Steve Moreham, Sue Evans, Laurie Jeal & Bob Kenward... How electricity opened up […]

Get Tickets £4.50 – £9.00

Cajun Music at The Bandstand with Joli Blon

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Another free Folk Week event, music by the seaside. Listen to live music at the Bandstand every evening during the Festival. Please put a donation in the collecting tin Why not pop into the craft fair next door to the Bandstand  for a bit of retail therapy and refreshements open 10am - 8.30pm Sat-Fri.

Event Series Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Hobby Horse Club at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Each morning, Zoe, Peter, and Evie from Inspiration Creative get all generations singing and dancing together – and wearing some very strange outfits. They are ably supported by our wonderful band-in-residence Giddy Yup and mayhem is provided by the Hooden Horses – the living embodiment of the festival logo and Clarence the Dragon makes a […]

Event Series Dance displays at The Bandstand

Dance displays at The Bandstand

Bandstand Bandstand, Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Every afternoon our amazing dance sides will be performing at The Bandstand, you can also catch them around the town and along the promonade throughout the day. This event is free but please put a donation in the festival collecting tins, Thank you.

W68 Workshop Show and Lottery draw

The Sarah Thorne Theatre - Dance Venue Fordoun Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

This is the moment for all those that have learnt a new skill this week to have their moment.  Dancing, music, song a super showcase.

Get Tickets £2.50 – £5.00