DIARY OF WORKSHOPS

Lots of  opportunities throughout the week  to learn something new or improve on skills you already have.

You can book individual event tickets or purchase an all inclusive Festival ticket for the week, weekend or individual days. (with or without camping)

W1 Craft Club – Get parade ready!

Belvedere Road Scout Hut Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Get parade ready with wavers, flags etc so you can join in the parade on Saturday afternoon and show off your creations! All materials supplied. Preschool and Primary ages welcome, […]

W2 Hula Hooping with This Bean Spins

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

This fun workshop starts the festival off in a spin, limited numbers so please purchase tickets in advance. E - Everyone

W3 Tai chi in the campsite glade – Saturday

Festival Campsite Events Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Tai Chi with Heather Ausden Come along and enjoy a gentle, yet energising way to start the day in the open air. Non campers welcome.  Follow signs to the Glade […]

Get Tickets £2.00 – £4.00

W4 Belly Dance workshop

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

Never thought of Belly dancing before, well now is your chance to give it a go. Great Fun and good exercise. All ages welcome.  children must be accompanied by an […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00
Event Series Poets’ Breakfast

Poets’ Breakfast

SMOKED Street Kitchen & Bar 92 High St, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A well loved part of Folk Week for many years. Come along and share your poems and thoughts with this supportive group Daily Saturday - Friday. Everyone welcome. This is […]

W7 Hambone Body Percussion Workshop – Teilhard Frost

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

The plan is the HAMBONE and we are going to slap ourselves silly! Although all people on the planet have a version of body percussion, ‘Hambone’ was created by enslaved […]

Get Tickets £5.00 – £10.00 17 tickets left
Event Series Join the knitters & Makers

Join the Knitters & Makers

Craft and Music Fair 10 - 16 August 2024 Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join The Broadstairs Knitters for workshops in knitting, crochet and a chat. All are welcome from beginners to experts, yarn, needles and bits, including some finished articles and fabrics are […]

W8 Band in a Weekend Workshop – Saturday

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Bring your instrument and/or voice to create a band with other young people between 10 and 18 years old. Sessions on Saturday and Sunday. There will be an opportunity for […]

Get Tickets £7.00 20 tickets left

W9 Singing Workshop with the Ashen Keys

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

Rachel of The Ashen Keys is a practicing voice therapist. She has also worked for Live Music Now, runs Sing to beat Parkinson's as well as a local community choir. […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W10 Bollywood Dance Workshop

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

Vijyata Pandit - or VJ is a Physiotherapist by Profession and Dancer by heart . Indian and Bollywood dance Workshop will offer a 60-90 mins session of high energy and […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W11 Tai chi in the campsite glade – Sunday

Festival Campsite Events Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Tai Chi with Heather Ausden Come along and enjoy a gentle, yet energising way to start the day in the open air. Non campers welcome.  Follow signs to the Glade […]

Get Tickets £2.00 – £4.00
Event Series Poets’ Breakfast

Poets’ Breakfast

SMOKED Street Kitchen & Bar 92 High St, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A well loved part of Folk Week for many years. Come along and share your poems and thoughts with this supportive group Daily Saturday - Friday. Everyone welcome. This is […]

W12 Shanty Singing with Keith & Sylvia

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A chance to learn some shanties – popular at Folk Week before Fishermans’ Friends! with Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham E - Everyone welcome

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00
Event Series Join the knitters & Makers

Join the Knitters & Makers

Craft and Music Fair 10 - 16 August 2024 Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join The Broadstairs Knitters for workshops in knitting, crochet and a chat. All are welcome from beginners to experts, yarn, needles and bits, including some finished articles and fabrics are […]

W13 Band in a Weekend Workshop – Sunday

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Bring your instrument and/or voice to create a band with other young people between 10 and 18 years old. Sessions on Saturday and Sunday. There will be an opportunity for […]

Get Tickets £7.00 20 tickets left

W14 Beginners’ Harmonica Workshop with Nigel Feist

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Learn the basics about how to hold a harmonica, play a 12-bar blues, find out what key you are actually in and when NOT to play. So dust off of […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 18 tickets left

W15 Tai Chi in the campsite glade – Monday

Festival Campsite Events Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Tai Chi with Heather Ausden Come along and enjoy a gentle, yet energising way to start the day in the open air. Non campers welcome.  Follow signs to the Glade […]

Get Tickets £2.00 – £4.00

W16 Country Dance Workshop – Welcome Part 1

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

with Madeleine Smith.  A whistle-stop tour of country dancing from 1650 to the present day. Exploring connections over the centuries with some great dances and tunes. All levels welcome. E […]

Get Tickets £2.50 – £5.00
Event Series Poets’ Breakfast

Poets’ Breakfast

SMOKED Street Kitchen & Bar 92 High St, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A well loved part of Folk Week for many years. Come along and share your poems and thoughts with this supportive group Daily Saturday - Friday. Everyone welcome. This is […]

W18 Slow and Steady -playaround with Banter

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

A friendly informal playaround for melodeons, accordions, concertinas – anything squeezy with master player Simon Care. I - Intermediate level

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W17 Singing for Everyone with Sarah Westcott

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

Sarah Westcott believes that the pleasure of singing is everyone’s birth right and she loves giving people a chance to have a go. No need to read music and all […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W19 Country Dance Workshop – Welcome Part 2

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

with Madeleine Smith.  A whistle-stop tour of country dancing from 1650 to the present day. Exploring connections over the centuries with some great dances and tunes. The 2 workshops are […]

Get Tickets £2.50 – £5.00
Event Series Join the knitters & Makers

Join the Knitters & Makers

Craft and Music Fair 10 - 16 August 2024 Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join The Broadstairs Knitters for workshops in knitting, crochet and a chat. All are welcome from beginners to experts, yarn, needles and bits, including some finished articles and fabrics are […]

W20 Beginners/Family Ukulele – Ian K Brown

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

Be ready to sing, have fun and surprise yourself. This workshop is suitable for total beginners (aged 8 – 80+) and those who have made a start but cannot join […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W21 Craft Club!

Belvedere Road Scout Hut Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Come and get creative! all materials supplied. Preschool and primary/Junior ages welcome. Must be accompanied by an adult.

W23 Concertina – Keith Kendrick

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

One of the best concertina players in the country, who invites you to pick up some tips and play along. I - Intermediate Level

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

W22 Flamenco Guitar with Matt Sullivan

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Focusing on the rhythms and melodic/harmonic structure of flamenco in a series of afternoon classes. The aim is to have a complete piece by the end of the week. Please […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 15 tickets left

W24 Harmony Singing With Chan Reid

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

A chance to blend voices, learn how to listen to each other and improve techniques in a range of styles. Everybody welcome -E

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W25 Country Dance – An afternoon of contra Dances

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

These are the longways dances that developed from country dances taken to the New World. Adam will have something for all levels of experience. Vic and Clare will provide lively […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W26 Tai Chi in the campsite glade – Tuesday

Festival Campsite Events Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Tai Chi with Heather Ausden Come along and enjoy a gentle, yet energising way to start the day in the open air. Non campers welcome.  Follow signs to the Glade […]

Get Tickets £2.00 – £4.00

W27 Country Dance – Easy Regency Dances Workshop

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

A great start to the day. Adam will focus on the dances of Jane Austen’s era. Lots of wonderful dances and tunes.  All levels welcome. E The musicians playing for […]

Get Tickets £2.50 – £5.00
Event Series Poets’ Breakfast

Poets’ Breakfast

SMOKED Street Kitchen & Bar 92 High St, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A well loved part of Folk Week for many years. Come along and share your poems and thoughts with this supportive group Daily Saturday - Friday. Everyone welcome. This is […]

W30 Singing for Everyone with Sarah Westcott

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

Sarah Westcott believes that the pleasure of singing is everyone’s birth right and she loves giving people a chance to have a go. No need to read music and all […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W28 Morris Tunes with Banter

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

Great for Morris musicians and anyone else who would like to improve their repertoire of tunes I - Intermediate level

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

W31 Country Dance Workshop – Contras Continued

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

Contras continued, plus some squares These are the longways dances that developed from country dances taken to the New World. Adam will have something for all levels of experience. Vic […]

Get Tickets £2.50 – £5.00
Event Series Join the knitters & Makers

Join the Knitters & Makers

Craft and Music Fair 10 - 16 August 2024 Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join The Broadstairs Knitters for workshops in knitting, crochet and a chat. All are welcome from beginners to experts, yarn, needles and bits, including some finished articles and fabrics are […]

W32 Improvers Ukulele – Ian K Brown

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

If you can string the three chords of C, F & G together then you are an improver. If you have a ukulele please bring it along, if not, there […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 12 tickets left

W34 Flamenco Guitar with Matt Sullivan

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Focusing on the rhythms and melodic/harmonic structure of flamenco in a series of afternoon classes. The aim is to have a complete piece by the end of the week. Please bring […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 15 tickets left

W36 Country Dance – Dance is Music Made Visible

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

with Madeleine Smith Enjoy a delightful afternoon of glorious music and lovely dances from all genres, focusing on how melody and rhythm are at the centre of learning a dance. […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W37 Circus skills with This Bean Spins

Belvedere Road Scout Hut Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A relaxed, encouraging and fun environment, perfect for building self-confidence, fitness and hand eye co-ordination and learning new skills- channel your inner showman! This class teaches hula hoop, plate spinning, […]

Get Tickets £4.00 18 tickets left

W38 Brain Storm a Tune with Juniper

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

Learn a tune, develop it into a full track and work on how to perform with it good energy. At the end of the session, 'perform' it!

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

W39 Tai Chi in the campsite glade – Wednesday

Festival Campsite Events Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Tai Chi with Heather Ausden Come along and enjoy a gentle, yet energising way to start the day in the open air. Non campers welcome.  Follow signs to the Glade […]

Get Tickets £2.00 – £4.00

W40 Country Dance – Callaround Plus Au Revoir Dances

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

Our famous Callaround is back! Calling all callers, whatever level of experience, plus lots of dancers. Madeleine will open with some guidelines, then Adam and Madeleine will be on hand […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00
Event Series Poets’ Breakfast

Poets’ Breakfast

SMOKED Street Kitchen & Bar 92 High St, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A well loved part of Folk Week for many years. Come along and share your poems and thoughts with this supportive group Daily Saturday - Friday. Everyone welcome. This is […]

W43 Singing for Everyone with Sarah Westcott

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

Sarah Westcott believes that the pleasure of singing is everyone’s birth right and she loves giving people a chance to have a go. No need to read music and all […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W41 Zulu Dance Workshop

The Pavilion on the Sands Harbour Street, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

From Kwa-Zulu Natal to the world's stage, rekindling the spark of Zulu culture and heritage, through song, dance, drama and drums. Come and learn to sing and dance Zulu style. […]

Get Tickets £5.00 – £10.00
Event Series Join the knitters & Makers

Join the Knitters & Makers

Craft and Music Fair 10 - 16 August 2024 Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join The Broadstairs Knitters for workshops in knitting, crochet and a chat. All are welcome from beginners to experts, yarn, needles and bits, including some finished articles and fabrics are […]

W44 Beginners/Family Ukulele – Ian K Brown

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

Be ready to sing, have fun and surprise yourself. This workshop is suitable for total beginners (aged 8 – 80+) and those who have made a start but cannot join […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

W45 Mandolin with Chris Taylor

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

Mandolin intermediate/improvers level. Celtic/Appalachian/Bluegrass; melody, chords, song accompaniment. Octave mandolas GDAE tuning welcome Intermediate level - I

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 13 tickets left

W48 Craft Club!

Belvedere Road Scout Hut Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Come and get creative! all materials supplied. Preschool and primary/Junior ages welcome. Must be accompanied by an adult.

W47 Melodeon with James Kerry

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

Improve your technique in the English style

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

W46 Flamenco Guitar with Matt Sullivan

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Focusing on the rhythms and melodic/harmonic structure of flamenco in a series of afternoon classes. The aim is to have a complete piece by the end of the week. Please […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

W49 Learn to play for European Dances

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

A full afternoon learning to play music for dances from Belgium, Brittany, France, Israel, Romania, Russia and UK.  There will also be a dance workshop running parallel, with both players […]

Get Tickets £5.00 – £10.00 15 tickets left

W50 Learning to dance European Dances

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

A full afternoon learning to play music for dances from Belgium, Brittany, France, Israel, Romania, Russia and UK.  There will also be a dance workshop running parallel, with both players […]

Get Tickets £5.00 – £10.00

W51 Tai Chi in the campsite glade – Thursday

Festival Campsite Events Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Tai Chi with Heather Ausden Come along and enjoy a gentle, yet energising way to start the day in the open air. Non campers welcome.  Follow signs to the Glade […]

Get Tickets £2.00 – £4.00

W52 Solo Appalachian Clog Workshop 1/2

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

A new look to the Appalachian clog workshops this year - Solo Freestyle-Appalachian-Percussive-dance with an emphasis on music interpretation over 2 stand-alone sessions. These workshops are suitable for both the […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00
Event Series Poets’ Breakfast

Poets’ Breakfast

SMOKED Street Kitchen & Bar 92 High St, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A well loved part of Folk Week for many years. Come along and share your poems and thoughts with this supportive group Daily Saturday - Friday. Everyone welcome. This is […]

W54 Singing for Everyone with Sarah Westcott

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

Sarah Westcott believes that the pleasure of singing is everyone’s birth right and she loves giving people a chance to have a go. No need to read music and all […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W55 Medieval Dance Workshop

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

Back by popular demand, Tim talks you through the moves.

Event Series Join the knitters & Makers

Join the Knitters & Makers

Craft and Music Fair 10 - 16 August 2024 Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join The Broadstairs Knitters for workshops in knitting, crochet and a chat. All are welcome from beginners to experts, yarn, needles and bits, including some finished articles and fabrics are […]

W56 Improvers Ukulele – Ian K Brown

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

If you can string the three chords of C, F & G together then you are an improver. If you have a ukulele please bring it along, if not, there […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 15 tickets left

W57 Flamenco Guitar with Matt Sullivan

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Focusing on the rhythms and melodic/harmonic structure of flamenco in a series of afternoon classes. The aim is to have a complete piece by the end of the week. Please bring […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

W60 Introduction to The Lindy Hop

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

Terry has been teaching and promoting lindy Hop together with many other swing dances for over 20 years. His emphasis is on enjoying the dance and the music that it’s […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W61 Maypole Dancing Workshop

Belvedere Road Scout Hut Belvedere Road, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Learn how and join in this traditional custom, great fun under the direction of Alison Rowley Everyone welcome  ages 8+

Get Tickets £4.00 14 tickets left

W62 Tai Chi in the campsite glade – Friday

Festival Campsite Events Dane Court Grammar School, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Tai Chi with Heather Ausden Come along and enjoy a gentle, yet energising way to start the day in the open air. Non campers welcome.  Follow signs to the Glade […]

Get Tickets £2.00 – £4.00

W63 Solo Appalachian Clog Workshop 2/2

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

A new look to the Appalachian clog workshops this year - Solo Freestyle-Appalachian-Percussive-dance with an emphasis on music interpretation over 2 stand-alone sessions. These workshops are suitable for both the […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00
Event Series Poets’ Breakfast

Poets’ Breakfast

SMOKED Street Kitchen & Bar 92 High St, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

A well loved part of Folk Week for many years. Come along and share your poems and thoughts with this supportive group Daily Saturday - Friday. Everyone welcome. This is […]

W64 Singing for Everyone with Sarah Westcott

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

Sarah Westcott believes that the pleasure of singing is everyone’s birth right and she loves giving people a chance to have a go. No need to read music and all […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W65 Kid’s Dance Callers workshop

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

Krista Bubble teaches our up and coming young callers how to call a ceilidh dance and build their confidence. Inspired by teaching her son Rory to call a simple dance […]

Get Tickets £5.00 7 tickets left
Event Series Join the knitters & Makers

Join the Knitters & Makers

Craft and Music Fair 10 - 16 August 2024 Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Join The Broadstairs Knitters for workshops in knitting, crochet and a chat. All are welcome from beginners to experts, yarn, needles and bits, including some finished articles and fabrics are […]

W66 Ukulele Band all together with Ian K Brown

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

Beginners/ Family and Improvers groups from throughout the week join together. Last rehearsal before this afternoons performance in the workshop showcase at the Sarah Thorne Theatre.

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00

W67 Flamenco Guitar with Matt Sullivan

Crampton Museum The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom

Focusing on the rhythms and melodic/harmonic structure of flamenco in a series of afternoon classes. The aim is to have a complete piece by the end of the week. Please bring […]

Get Tickets £4.00 – £8.00 20 tickets left

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