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 Day Pass
£5.00 Ticket
7:30pmComedyTammy SleetQE School £12.00 Day Pass
£5.00 Ticket
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 Day Pass
£5.00 Ticket
7:30pmComedySunjai ArifQE School £12.00 Day Pass
£5.00 Ticket
7:30pmMusicPhil KingAllendale Centre Quarterjack£12.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*
8pmMusicImprintsStage in The Square Free
8:30pmMusicMonty's MaggotAllendale Centre Minster Hall£12.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
8:45pmMusicThe Askew SistersAllendale Centre Quarterjack£12.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*
10pmMusicJim 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.

Allendale Centre Quarterjack£12.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*

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Saturday 10 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
11:30amMusicCottage Industry Allendale Centre Minster HallFree
12pmMusicGraham Carter Garden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
12:40pmMusicDelphisGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
1pmMusicA Half of Murphy's Stage in The Square Free
1:20pmMusicGreg HarperGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
1:30pmMusicWareham WhalersAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
1:45pmMusicSoulholeWillow Walk Free
2pmMusicMandy StansfieldGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
2pmMusicThe DeadEye CollectiveStage in The Square Free
2:05pmMusicShropshire BoatmenAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
2:30pmMusicBob CarterAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
2:30pmMusicWaiting For EarthquakesWillow Walk Free
2:40pmMusicPete Christie Garden Stage at The Olive BranchFree
2:55pmMusicThe Harry BrownsAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
3:15pmMusicThe ManateesWillow Walk Free
3:30pmMusicMalcolm Bishop TrioAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
3:30pmMusicElectric EdenGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
4pmMusicEmma-Jane Toop Willow WalkFree
4pmMusicPortsmouth Shanty MenAllendale Centre Minster HallFree
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
4:30pmMusicKelly 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.

Allendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
4:45pmMusicThe V2'sWillow Walk Free
5pmMusicBob CarterStage in The Square Free
5:45pmMusicDelphisWimborne Minster Free
5:45pmMusicMonty's MaggotStage in The Square Free
6:30pmMusicThe Wonky DonkeysWillow Walk Free
6:30pmMusicNo DirectionWimborne Minster Free
6:45pmMusicThe Wessex PistolsStage in The Square Free
7:30pmMusic8 and A HalfQE School£25.00 Day Pass
£8.00 Ticket
7:30pmMusicKadiaAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£16.00 On The Door*
7:30pmMusicPortsmouth Shanty MenAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*
7:45pmMusicJust Sing Adult Choir Wimborne Minster Free
8:10pmMusicExmouth Shanty MenAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*
8:30pmMusicJacob & DrinkwaterAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£16.00 On The Door*
9:10pmMusicJim RadfordAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*
9:30pmMusicMiranda 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.

Allendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£16.00 On The Door*
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.

Allendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*

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
12:30pmMusicIan W Brown Stage in The SquareFree
12:40pmMusicJonny PhillipsGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
1:20pmMusicScuttleShakeGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
1:30pmMusicJim ChorleyStage in The Square Free
2pmMusicPaul ThomasGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
2:30pmMusicFolk Orc Stage in The SquareFree
2:30pmMusicAron RadfordAllendale Centre Quarterjack£20.00 Day Pass
£7.00 On The Door*
2:40pmMusicEdwardAliceGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
3:20pmMusicAndrew FosterGarden Stage at The Olive Branch Free
3:30pmMusicMitchell and VincentAllendale Centre Quarterjack£20.00 Day Pass
£7.00 On The Door*
3:30pmMusicThe Model FolkStage in The Square Free
4pmMusicPolly MorrisGarden Stage at The Olive BranchFree
4:30pmMusicSunjay at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Sunjay

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

Allendale Centre Quarterjack£20.00 Day Pass
£7.00 On The Door*
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
7pmMusicNinebarrowAllendale Centre Minster Hall£20.00 Day Pass
£16.00 On The Door*
8pmMusicMoore, Moss, RutterAllendale Centre Minster Hall£20.00 Day Pass
£16.00 On The Door*
9:30pmMusicSam 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.

Allendale Centre Minster Hall£20.00 Day Pass
£16.00 On The Door*

* The price listed as 'On The Door' is a single cash payment for this concert only which will be payable on the door, a ticket will NOT be issued. Entry will be subject to venue capacity and ticket holders will have priority.

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.