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

Welcome to Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

After another spectacular weekend 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!

Friday: Jim Moray

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Catch one of the most consistently inventive musicians working in folk music on Friday 9 June 2017.

Saturday: Sykes & Preston

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston will take to the stage on Saturday 10 June 2017 as our festival headline act.

Sunday: Sam Kelly Trio

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

The Sam Kelly Trio wil give you an incredibly high class and dynamic live show on Sunday 11 June 2017.


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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.

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Artisan trade applications now available

6 December 2016 by James

Good news! After high demand from previous years we are now able to take on artisan traders at the festival, who will be located in the beautiful Wimborne Model Town.

Pitch fees for artisan traders are set to just 50 for both Saturday & Sunday at the festival and applications are open online now at the link below. We very much look forward to welcoming artisan trade stands to the festival on 9, 10, 11 June 2017.

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Early Bird tickets still available

30 November 2016 by James

Our strictly limited Early Bird ticket offer is still available for those of you wishing to save 5 on your weekend ticket.

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Trade deadline extended

24 November 2016 by James

The trade application deadline has been extended until 31 December 2016, to allow for a more diverse range of traders wishing to attend the 2017 festival.

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Rapper sword dance at Wimborne

14 November 2016 by Judith

This coming year at Wimborne, we will have several exciting rapper sword dance teams performing in the streets and in the pubs around the town.

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Line-up announced & tickets on sale

15 October 2016 by James

We have started to announce some of our line-up for the 2017 festival and it's safe to say that you are all in for a real treat at the next festival.

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