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
7:30pmMusicPhil KingAllendale Centre Quarterjack£12.00 Day Pass
£12.00 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 Dance Programme

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Saturday 10 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
2:30pmMusicBob CarterAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
3:30pmMusicMalcolm Bishop TrioAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£6.00 On The Door*
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*
7:30pmMusicPortsmouth Shanty MenAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*
8:10pmMusicExmouth Shanty MenAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£12.00 On The Door*
9:10pmMusicJim RadfordAllendale Centre Quarterjack£25.00 Day Pass
£12.00 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 Dance Programme

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Sunday 11 June 2017
When What Who Where Price
2:30pmMusicAron RadfordAllendale Centre Quarterjack£20.00 Day Pass
£7.00 On The Door*
3:30pmMusicMitchell and VincentAllendale Centre Quarterjack£20.00 Day Pass
£7.00 On The Door*
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*

* 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.