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.


Complete Dance Programme

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Friday 9 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
8:30pmCeilidhMonty's Maggot at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Monty's Maggot

Combining some of the best known players on the English dance music scene (from The Old Swan Band, Grand Union & Random) with some younger faces.

Allendale Centre Minster Hall£12.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*

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Saturday Dance Programme

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Saturday 10 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
11:30amCeilidhCottage Industry  at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017Cottage Industry

Cottage Industry are a four piece ceilidh & barn dance band from Dorset who specialise in song and dance from England, Ireland & Scotland.

Allendale Centre Minster HallFree
1:30pmMusicWareham WhalersAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
2:05pmMusicShropshire BoatmenAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
2:55pmMusicThe Harry BrownsAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
4pmMusicPortsmouth Shanty MenAllendale Centre Minster HallFree
4pmSessionShanty SingaroundAllendale Centre Minster Hall Free
7:30pmMusicKadiaAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£16.00 On The Door*
8:30pmMusicJacob & DrinkwaterAllendale Centre Minster Hall£25.00 Day Pass
£16.00 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*

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 Dance Programme

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Sunday 11 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
11:30amCeilidhReelGood at Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2017ReelGood

Not your average ceilidh band, ReelGood play a vibrant and varied mix of ceilidh tunes and songs in a driving and uplifting style.

Allendale Centre Minster Hall Free
2pmMusicJim CausleyAllendale Centre Minster Hall £20.00 Day Pass
£8.00 On The Door*
2pmMusicJackie OatesAllendale Centre Minster Hall £20.00 Day Pass
£8.00 On The Door*
2pmMusicBryony GriffithAllendale Centre Minster Hall £20.00 Day Pass
£8.00 On The Door*
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.