Wimborne Minster Folk Festival | 9, 10, 11 June 2017

Welcome to Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

After another spectacular year of folk, family & fun in the streets of the historic market town of Wimborne Minster in Dorset, we look forward with anticipation for the next festival on 9, 10, 11 June 2017!

This year's festival consisted of three days of top notch folk at the family friendly festival in Wimborne and it showed, with big smiles beaming on faces from ear to ear. Find us on social media by searching "WimborneFolk" or clicking the links below to see our visitors posts and pictures from the weekend.

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Family Fun

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Check out all our family fun activities we have in store for you at Allendale Meadow and on Willow Walk througout the festival weekeend.

Workshops

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Take part in our workshops that are taking place around the town and get creative while you spend your time at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival.

Music Line-up

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Our huge music line-up has something for everyone, no matter what your taste in music is! Make your way around our five music stages around the town.

Dance Schedule

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.

What's On

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Plan your festival weekend with our online What's On guide and buy a programme for the specific details for £2 from our information points and stewards.

Camping & Parking

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Plan your journey to the festival by visiting our Getting Here page, and make use of extended bus services on Friday Night and Saturday Night.

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

The Folk Festival begins with a bang

10 June 2016 by James

The fourth annual Wimborne Minster Folk Festival started with a bang this evening with an energetic set from Black Water County in The Square, Cottage Industry and Nick Dow and Nine Barrow (and more happening now) at The Allendale Centre.

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Box Office opens at 3pm

10 June 2016 by James

Our festival Box Office will open at 3pm on Friday at The Allendale Centre in the heart of the town, to assist with you queries and to sell you tickets for you concerts and ceilidhs.

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Dance Schedule available online

7 June 2016 by James

For the first time this year, we have included the Dance Schedule on our website to make it easier for you to stay updated while you're on the go.

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Programmes now on sale

28 May 2016 by James

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival's Official Programme has arrived at Wimborne Tourist Information Centre and are on sale now.

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Road Closures during folk festival

25 May 2016 by James

Due to the size and nature of the event, it is important that we close roads at certain times of the weekend for the safety of our performers and attendees. You can find the road closure times and information below.

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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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