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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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Goodbye to the 2015 festival

Marquees packed away, banners folded up & guests gone home. That's it for another year. We'll post up pictures & snippets from the festival over the summer. In the meantime, it's not too early to get the date for our 2016 festival in your diaries: 8 - 10 July 2016; and booked so far (subject to contract) are: Dougie MacLean, Martin Carthy, Mawkin, ...more


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Line Up

2015 festival


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
Rusty Shackle

Plus Many More!

ely folk festival 2012