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The 31st Ely Folk Festival

Ely Folk Festival is a bijou weekend folk and roots music festival that takes place in the wonderful cathedral city of Ely. The festival provides an opportunity to listen to some of the best folk acts around in an intimate and friendly environment. With on-site camping facilities, a real ale bar, lots of kids activities, morris dancing displays, ceilidhs, workshops and music sessions, the festival is a wonderful and great value weekend or day out. Tickets for the 2016 festival will go on sale in February.

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Artists booked so far for the 2016 festival

(subject to contract)


Blackbeard’s Tea Party
The Young ‘uns
Monster Ceilidh Band
Tom Figgins
Red Velvet
Friday Night Showcase


Edward II
Martin Simpson
Heidi Talbot Band
Chris & Kellie While*
Other Roads*
Rusty Shackle
Wizz Jones
Fred’s House*
Twisted Routes
* Will also perform on Sunday


Dougie MacLean
Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker
Ange Hardy
Keith Donnelly
Granny’s Attic
David Savage
'Bread or Blood'
Lodi Pickins
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