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.
Buy Festival Tickets
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
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!
Dance Sides for 2016
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.
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.
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.
28 May 2016 by James
Wimborne Minster Folk Festival's Official Programme has arrived at Wimborne Tourist Information Centre and are on sale now.
As well as the programmes, you can also buy tickets for the festival concerts and ceilidhs at the information centre to come and see the likes of Johnny Coppin & Mike Silver, Mawkin, Two Coats Colder and many more at the festival next month.
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.
21 May 2016 by James
As we are fast approaching our fourth Wimborne Minster Folk Festival, we are urgently seeking volunteers of all abilities to help with various roles over the festival weekend.
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.
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.
Sponsors & Supporters
Wimborne Minster Folk Festival would not be possible without the amazing help and generosity of the following companies and organisations: