Warwick Folk Festival
23 – 26 July 2020
23 – 26 July 2020
This county town, not far from Stratford-upon-Avon, comes alive during the Warwick folk festival.
Packed with lots of music, dancing and street parties, to round out the concerts by the best in traditional and contemporary folk music.
There is also a craft fair, workshops and sales of musical instruments to fit every budget.
Will Pound’s A Day Will Come • Nancy Kerr and James Fagan • The Wilderness Yet • Janice Burns and Jon Doran • Zach Johnson • Rosie Hood Trio • Les Barker • Keith Donnelly • Katie Spencer • Inlay • Panic Circus • Georgia Lewis and Ross Grant • Reg Meuross • Whapweasel • Peeping Tom • Bedlam • Steve Tilston and Hugh Bradley • Dom Prag – Boundless Brothers • The Canny Band • Leberdek • Shooting Roots • Kristy Gallacher • Bill Bates • Rupe • Chris Elliott and Caitlin Jones • Hand To Mouth Theatre • Graeme Knights • Becky Syson • Baby Bops and Toddle Bops • Coventry Comhaltas • Dave Fry • Dragonhead • Greengrass • Willow and Tool Band • Under the Influence • Tilt • The Quiet Men • Thrup’nny Bits • Wyld Thingz • The Paper Circus • The Harvesters • Spa Strummers • Paul and Glen Elliott • Bob Phillips and Frank Richards • Matthew Hernandez • Sharp as Razors • Sheila Lum • Allan Richardson • Bianco Quartet • Craig Sunderland
Ful lineup and updates at theit website; https://www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk
At the festival you’ll find a dance arena, circus skills workshop and a thriving craft fair from morning to night.
Browse the music stalls where you can check out factory-made and hand-made models.
There are also plenty of books to help you with your musical development.
A free shuttle bus runs from the main festival site to the town center.
Compared to a mini university, workshops include Tai Chi classes and belly dancing.
Or get close to some of the headline musicians giving you tips on playing the bodhran, bones, ukulele or whistles.
Organizers added a stargazing workshop and a sketch-crawl in 2017 — ready to illustrate the happenings around you.
Tuneworks runs a series of workshops based around widening the repetoire of traditional tunes and putting you together with lots of like-minded players.
Sessions run from beginners to the more intermediate players.