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The 30th Ely Folk Festival

Ely Folk Festival is a bijou weekend folk and roots music festival that takes place in the wonderful cathedral city of Ely. The festival provides an opportunity to listen to some of the best folk acts around in an intimate and friendly environment. With on-site camping facilities, a real ale bar, lots of kids activities, morris dancing displays, ceilidhs, workshops and music sessions, the festival is a wonderful and great value weekend or day out.

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Design a festival logo competition launched

Have you got what it takes to design a logo for Ely Folk Festival? Would you like to see your design on festival tee-shirts and other merchandise? We're looking for a great new colourful logo that sums up the spirit and fun of 30 years of Ely Folk Festival to use on our tee-shirts, badges and other festival merchandise. Great prizes on offer. Whate...more


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Line Up

Booked so far for the 2015 festival

(subject to contract)

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band
Demon Barbers XL
Steve Tilston
Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band
Les Barker
The Hut People
New Essex Bluegrass Band
Gavin Davenport Band
Boo Hewerdine & Friends
Luke Jackson
Gog Magog Hillbillies

band competition
ely folk festival 2012