Stephen Beaver 1   Extract from a recent review of the 2017 festival published in RnR music magazine – memories of a great festival. –  ‘A good folk festival presents humanity at its best. An honest celebratory partaking of the pleasures of life combines with an unselfconscious sensitive spirit of humanity that should be central to society but unfortunately is counter-cultural. I know of no better folk festival than Ely…..’. Click here to read the full review  Ely Fest 2017 review[1565]