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

Our discounted Early Bird weekend tickets for the 2016 festival are available to buy online now! Standard tickets go on sale online and in shops 1 February.

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: A Half of Murphy's | Just Sing Adult Choir | Laura Goucher Banquet of Sounds

Wimborne Live & Loud

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Wimborne Live & Loud returns for it's second year in 2016, where participants can battle it out on stage for a place on prestige stage locations at the June festival!

Trade Stand Applications

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

We pride ourselves on the diverse range of trade stands situated around the town. Online Applications for Trading in 2016 are currently open. Apply Now.

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

Applications open for Wimborne Live & Loud

1 February 2016 by James

Get your pencils at the ready, online applications for Wimborne Live & Loud 2016 open today from the folk festival website.

The youth music competition gives the oportunity for bands or solo artists aged 13 - 21 to battle it out on stage to win a place at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival this summer on 10, 11, 12 June.

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Concert Tickets now on sale

1 February 2016 by James

Individual tickets for each of our Concerts and Ceilidhs are now on sale online and in outlets in Wimborne.

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Wimborne Live & Loud Returns

26 January 2016 by James

After the huge success of the first competition last year, Wimborne Live & Loud returns again in 2016 at The Allendale Centre, Wimborne.

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Join our Technical Crew or Media Team

20 January 2016 by James

We have now opened up applications for other voluntary roles available during the folk festival weekend, which include Technical Crew and Media Team positions.

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Folk festival seeking new volunteers

14 January 2016 by Mike

The Wimborne Minster Folk Festival is looking for new volunteers to join its team to help organise Wimborne’s biggest annual event.

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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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