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Saddleworth Folk Weekend

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MESSAGE FROM THE FESTIVAL DIRECTOR – ALI

Hi everyone, and welcome back to the beautiful area of Saddleworth. If it’s your first time here, I hope it will be the first of many, as there’s so much to see and do here, plus the Folk Weekend isn’t the only festival. We have the Saddleworth Rushcart hosted by Saddleworth Morris Men, a Blues Festival, and the Yanks Weekend in August, to mention just a few – and of course the biggest event of the year, Whit Friday!! This year Vivienne and I decided to ask local businesses if they could support us, and some actually did! We’re so[…]

Short Announcement

Fresh Folk is going ahead in a shortened form. It will be running from 6 – 8pm on Sunday 16th July in the Conservative Club – Ali

MESSAGE FROM THE FESTIVAL DIRECTOR – ALI

Hi everyone, and welcome back to the beautiful area of Saddleworth. Last year’s Festival was supposed to be a one-off, but it all felt so special that here we are again!! 2015 was like welcoming a family back together, so if you’re coming here for the first time, I hope you enjoy both the Festival and our wonderful villages; if you’ve been previously, then welcome back!!   Many of you know that my wonderful mum Hilda died in April at the age of 95; she was my best friend and my biggest support, so her loss is still very much[…]

Ticket Prices

Weekend Passes – £45 Concessions – £35 Students – £35 Under 16s FREE

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Newsletter

We wanted to give you an update on where we were with our plans for 2017. As you know, the date planned is 14th-16 July and we’ve already put in our order for fabulous weather all weekend. The artists already booked include Merry Hell, Lucy Ward, Wilson Family, Granny’s Attic, the Hayes Sisters, Graeme Knights & Jim Mageean, and Mark Dowding. Plus we have local artists including Stanley Accrington, Eliza P & her Oopsadaisy Circus, and Heather McNeill, amongst many more. We also have an Artisan Market being organised by Pam Alderton and Sara Jones, and of course Ade the[…]