Wimborne Minster Folk Festival | 10, 11, 12 June 2016

Welcome to Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Roll up, roll up for a fun-filled, music-packed weekend of folk, family & fun on 10, 11, 12 June 2016 around the town of Wimborne Minster, Dorset.

As we roll into our fourth year of the much-loved folk festival in Wimborne, the volunteer organising committee guarantee to bring you the biggest and best festival to date, including an extended music programme and a whole weekend of entertainment for the entire family. Be sure to check out our website for all of the latest news and announcements for the festival, as well as our ever-growing What's On guide for the festival weekend.

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Buy Festival Tickets

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Tickets for the 2016 festival are available to buy online and at Wimborne Tourist Information Centre. Please note that weekend tickets are only available online.

Volunteers & Stewards

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Support your biggest local community event by becoming a volunteer steward. With a multitude of roles available over the weekend, you'll be sure to fit in!

Music Line-up

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

The music line-up for the 2016 festival is building with excitement. Recent additions to the line-up include: Ele O'Kerwin | Emma-Jane Toop | Rise Before Fallen

Dance Sides for 2016

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Wimborne's folk festival boasts a wide variety of colourful and vibrant dance displays that take over the streets of the historic market town in the summer.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

The festival cannot function without the support of local businesses and organisations who sponsor parts of the festival. You too can sponsor us, Find Out More.

Camping & Parking

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Our official Campsite & Car Park is just a few minutes walk from the town centre. Bookings at the campsite are now being taken for the 2016 festival. .

Latest News

Stay up to date with all the latest happenings from folk festival HQ, in the lead up to the festival and during the festival weekend by keeping an eye on our Latest News page of the website.

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Extra bus services planned

23 April 2016 by Mike

Visiting the Wimborne Minster Folk Festival and Party in the Paddock will be easy this year - thanks to extra services offered by morebus.

The local operator is offering additional buses throughout the events, which take place in Wimborne during the weekend of 10, 11 and 12 June.

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Recent change in music Line-up

24 March 2016 by James

It is with regret to announce that one of our headline acts have cancelled their performance with us at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival.

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EMMAY win Wimborne Live & Loud 2016

14 March 2016 by James

Well, what can we say? Every entry that participated in Wimborne Live & Loud at The Allendale Centre, Wimborne over the weekend were on top form for the youth music competition and it was certainly a very close decision for the judges.

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First dance sides announced for 2016 folk festival

22 February 2016 by James

The first handful of dance sides who will be jumping, shaking and shouting their way around the Dorset market town of Wimborne Minster for the June folk festival have just been announced.

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Trade Applications closing soon

17 February 2016 by James

Time is limited for those who would like to trade at this year's folk festival as applications are closing in under two weeks time.

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Sponsors & Supporters

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival would not be possible without the amazing help and generosity of the following companies and organisations:

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