Other Events Run by the Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

The following lead up to the folk festival:

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Hello Hawaii - Live and Loud winners 2017

Live and Loud

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 competition is open to musicians of all ages, genres and group size. So, if you're part of a community group, band, duo, choir, a soloist or even orchestra then complete an application form and get involved!

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Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

Join the comedy billing at the folk festival!

Laugh Out Loud

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

2018 Details to follow


Buskers Bash

The Festival Committee will be running the 2018 Wimborne Buskers Bash on April 14th. Details will follow.

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, you can find music at various venues throughout the town, including The Square. Voting for the finalists is by members of the public using tokens purchased on the day. The grand finals will be in the early evening decided by a group of experienced judges, & encouraged by public participation!

More Info and Application Form