Saltburn Folk Festival

The Saltburn Folk Festival offers a packed programme of live music, dance, workshops, and sessions. There are performances from both established and emerging folk musicians, and a range of different styles of music, including traditional, contemporary, and fusion.

There are also dance performances and workshops, with opportunities to learn traditional dances from around the world.

In addition, there are workshops and sessions for musicians, giving them the opportunity to learn new tunes and techniques.

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Saltburn Folk Festival Event Dates

The annual Saltburn Folk Festival will take place between the 9 and 11 August 2024.

2023 Folk Festival Line Up

At this moment in time the folk festival line-up is yet to be announced, however, you can purchase the family-friendly tickets from the website.

Early bird tickets are available, in which are priced at £37.50 to £90 – however, they must be purchased before 29 February.

What To Expect From The Festival?

Lasting for a total of three days, The Saltburn Folk Festival will feature concerts, singarounds, sessions, workshops, dance displays and so much more.

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History of Saltburn Folk Festival

The Saltburn Folk Festival was established in 1965 by a group of enthusiasts who wanted to promote traditional folk music and dance.

The festival has grown in popularity over the years, and it now attracts some of the biggest names in the folk music scene, as well as up-and-coming artists.

How To Find The Folk Festival

The small, yet dedicated team of individuals who run the Saltburn Folk Festival will be running events throughout the town, however, the central location will be Albion Terrace.

For those looking to park in Saltburn, there are many recommended locations – in which can be found here.

The physical location for the event can be found at Albion Terrace, Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS12 1JW.

Saltburn Folk Festival FAQs

Is Saltburn Folk Festival suitable for families?

Yes, the festival is family-friendly, with performances and workshops suitable for all ages.

Are there food and drink options available at Saltburn Folk Festival?

Yes, there are plenty of food and drink options available, including a range of local and international cuisine.

Can I bring my own instrument to Saltburn Folk Festival?

Yes, many of the workshops and sessions are open to musicians of all abilities, so feel free to bring your own instrument.

Is there camping available at Saltburn Folk Festival?

Yes, there is camping available at the festival, along with hardstanding space for motorhomes, toilet and shower facilities. There are also plenty of accommodation options available in and around Saltburn, including hotels, B&Bs, and self-catering apartments.

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