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The box office for Ely Folk Festival is managed by the Apex Theatre in Bury St Edmunds. Details about the various ways you can book tickets are set out below. Check out our EFF ticket booking guidance to help you book festival tickets and camping pitches.

  1. Book online by following this link to the apex website  https://www.theapex.co.uk/whats-on/index.cfm and search for Ely Folk Festival. If booking camping, please read the guidance notes BEFORE going to the apex website and check out our Site Plan for 2018 showing the different camping areas available.
  2. Book by phone, call the Apex Box Office on 01284 758000
  3. Book in person at the apex theatre during opening hours (check https://www.theapex.co.uk/ for details)
  4. Book by post by downloading & completing the Booking Form for 2018 –  EFF booking form 2018[2036] and send it with your payment by cheque (payable to St Edmundsbury Borough Council) to:- The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD.

Ticket prices for the 2018 festival are as follows. Note that the early bird period for reduced price weekend tickets will close on 31st May.

In the following list of ticket prices, ‘child’ refers to children aged 12-17 years; concessions are available to those over 65 or registered disabled; children aged under 12 years get free entry if accompanying a ticket-buying adult.

Early bird weekend tickets (no camping) before 1st June: 

Adult: £75     Child: £25      Concessions: £65

Early bird weekend tickets + camping before 1st June:

Adult: £87      Child: £31      Concessions: £77

Weekend tickets (no camping) after 31st May:

Adult: £85      Child: £29      Concessions: £75

Weekend tickets + camping after 31st May:

Adult: £97      Child: £35      Concessions: £87

Tent pitch in association with the weekend ticket: £1

Caravan / campervan pitch in association with weekend ticket: £5

Friday evening only tickets:

Adult: 26       Child (12-17 years): £8

Saturday only tickets:

Adult: £43     Child (10-17 years): £17

Sunday only tickets:

Adult: £42     Child (10-17 years): £14









Acts booked so far for the 2018 festival

Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening
Steve Knightley
Sam Kelly & Friends
Jamie Smith's Mabon
3 Daft Monkeys
Johnny Dickinson
Iona Fyfe
Anthony John Clarke
The Willows
The Black Feathers
John Kirkpatrick
The Relentless Ceilidh Band
Flossie Malavialle
Broom Bezzums
Tim Edey
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith
Chris Fox
Blackjack Blues Band
Alden Patterson and Dashwood
Frog on a Bike
The Penland Phezants
The Barefoot Doctors
Cary Outis
Brother Pit
Lee Gillett
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