What's On at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017

What's On

We'll be updating our What's On guide for the 2017 festival in the run up towards the famous folk weekend in June. Share the guide with your friends to help them plan their festival weekend.

Friday 9 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
6:30pmMusicTim Somerfield (Afro Ninja)Stage in The Square Free
7:30pmMusicPolly MorrisQE School£12.00
7:30pmMusicPhil KingThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack£12.00
7:30pmMusicThe Askew SistersThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack £12.00
7:30pmMusicJim Moray at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Jim Moray

Jim Moray is one of the most consistently inventive musicians working on the UK's traditional folk music scene today.

The Allendale Centre Quarterjack £12.00
7:30pmComedyNoel James at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Noel James

For eight years, Noel has performed comedy throughout the UK. He does it for a living and has performed at all the major clubs and festivals.

QE School £12.00
8pmMusicImprintsStage in The Square Free
8:30pmMusicMonty's MaggotThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall £12.00

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Saturday 10 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
11:30amMusicCottage Industry The Allendale Centre Minster HallFree
12pmMusicGraham Carter Garden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
1pmMusicA Half of Murphy's Stage in The Square Free
1:30pmMusicWareham WhalersThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00
1:30pmMusicThe Harry BrownsThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall £25.00
1:30pmMusicPortsmouth Shanty MenThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall £25.00
1:30pmMusicShropshire BoatmenThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall £25.00
2:30pmMusicBob CarterThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00
2:30pmMusicKelly Oliver at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Kelly Oliver

Kelly Oliver lives in North Hertfordshire and comes from a working class family, with no previous connections in the music scene.

The Allendale Centre Quarterjack £25.00
2:30pmMusicMalcolm Bishop TrioThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack £25.00
2:40pmMusicPete Christie Garden Stage at The Olive BranchFree
3:30pmMusicMeon RoseGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
4:10pmMusicThe Roaring Trowmen at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017The Roaring Trowmen

The Roaring Trowmen are four hearty Bristol men who sing sea shanties and songs of the salty deep with passion, power, humour and glorious harmonies.

Garden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
5:45pmMusicMonty's MaggotStage in The Square Free
6:45pmMusicThe Wessex PistolsStage in The Square Free
7:30pmMusicExmouth Shanty MenThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack £25.00
7:30pmMusicPortsmouth Shanty MenThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack £25.00
7:30pmMusicThe Roaring Trowmen at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017The Roaring Trowmen

The Roaring Trowmen are four hearty Bristol men who sing sea shanties and songs of the salty deep with passion, power, humour and glorious harmonies.

The Allendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00
7:30pmMusic8 and A HalfQE School£25.00
7:30pmMusicJim RadfordThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack £25.00
7:30pmMusicKadiaThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall £25.00
7:30pmMusicJacob & DrinkwaterThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall £25.00
7:30pmMusicMiranda Sykes & Rex Preston at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston

In the space of just a few years, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston have become one of the most sought after duos on the English folk & roots scene.

The Allendale Centre Minster Hall £25.00

Let's Get Social

During the run up to the festival and over the weekend, we will be keeping our social media channels filled with activity, so give us a or you could even follow us on and ! We also welcome you to share your festival experience by using #WimborneFolk on various social platforms.

Sunday 11 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
12pmMusicA Half of Murphy's Garden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
12:40pmMusicJonny PhillipsGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
2pmMusicPaul ThomasGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
2:30pmMusicAron RadfordThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack £20.00
2:30pmMusicMitchell and VincentThe Allendale Centre Quarterjack £20.00
2:30pmMusicSunjay at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Sunjay

You could be forgiven for thinking at first listen that Sunjay is older than his 22 years.

The Allendale Centre Quarterjack £20.00
2:40pmMusicElectric EdenGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
3:20pmMusicAndrew FosterGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
4pmMusicPolly MorrisGarden Stage at The Olive BranchFree
4:40pmMusicJonny PhillipsStage in The Square Free
5:10pmMusicThe Roaring Trowmen at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017The Roaring Trowmen

The Roaring Trowmen are four hearty Bristol men who sing sea shanties and songs of the salty deep with passion, power, humour and glorious harmonies.

Stage in The Square Free
7pmMusicMoore, Moss, RutterThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall £20.00
7pmMusicNinebarrowThe Allendale Centre Minster Hall£20.00
7pmMusicSam Kelly Trio at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Sam Kelly Trio

Sam Kelly is a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning Cornwall-based singer, song-writer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

The Allendale Centre Quarterjack £20.00

Information correct at time of publishing; line-up and pricing subject to change. See website or information points (Allendale Centre or The Square) for updates.