Welcome to Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2018

In the second weekend of June, we will be bringing the town alive with an exciting mix of music & dance.
You can wander through Wimborne and enjoy any of the free shows, or buy tickets to see one of our headline acts.

Tashi Lhunpo Monks

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Tashi Lhunpo Monastery UK Trust supports the Tibetan monastery in exile in India. The monks visit England to raise awareness of Tibetan culture.

Dancing in 2018

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64 Dance teams have already confirmed for 2018. Many of your favourite teams and some brand new faces.

Buskers Bash 2018

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On Saturday 14th April, Wimborne will come alive to the sound of traditional street entertainment from a range of buskers. Organised for the second year by the committee of Wimborne Minster Folk Festival. Calling all those of you who would like to take part in this year's Busker's Bash.

Events start in the square at 10:30 with Polly Morris and Buskers around town from 11:30.

Buy Tickets and Wristbands

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Weekend and Day Passes are now on sale for the festival weekend.
Many event tickets are also available, more to come.

Laugh Out Loud 2018

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Are you funny? Do you want a chance to prove it - on stage, in front of a warm, supportive audience? If your answer is YES! then our Laugh Out Loud New Act Competition is just right for you.

Live and Loud 2018

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Live and Loud has been running for several years now with the intention of finding local talent from within the community to showcase their work during the festival.

The final was on 24th February (Status, Bowen & Pounds and The Darwins).

Ange Hardy

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Award winning Somerset folk songwriter and singer.

Music in 2018

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109 Music acts have already confirmed for 2018.

Official Festival Campsite

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Plan your stay at the festival and book a pitch at Meadows Campsite, which is within a short few minute walk from the town centre.

Sponsors & Supporters

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