Traders & Beer Tent

Ely Folk Festival prides itself on having a wide range of food stalls and other traders that bring colour, vibrancy and great crafts and food to the festival site, not to mention our wonderful real ale tent. Download a copy of the great range of ales and ciders available from our festival bar this year ELY BAR 2018[3819]. Traders booked for the 2018 festival are:

Maddogg Designs – Crystals, fossils. Poi, hoops, gifts & jewellery.
All Wood Fired Pizza – Wood fired pizzas
Sense of Wonder – Indonesian handicrafts, beads, wood & metal artwork
Me and You – Handmade jackets, ponchos, capes, blankets & clothes
Leon’s Vegetarian – Savouries, curries, desserts – some vegan/gluten free
Carlos Ices – Ice cream van
Mexican Kitchen – Authentic Mexican street food
Coffee2Go – Freshly coffee & hot beverages, cakes, biscuits & choc bars
Roots Music – CDs
P J Music – Instruments, music books, accessories, CDs
Peacocks and Parasols – hand sewn parasols, bedspreads, throws & more
Moor and Coast – Grimsby fish and chips, English breakfasts…plus more….
Hare & Tabor – Tee shirts & tea towels themed around folklore & traditions
Country Essentials – hats, scarves and accessories
Lation – Accessories, jewellery made from natural materials
The Lick – Selection of Caribbean curries, roti, rice and peas, ginger beer
The Donut Den – Donuts, milkshakes, cold and hot drinks
Blackwell Original Drums – Bodhran drums


Booked for 2018

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
Relentless Ceilidh Band
Flossie Malavialle
Broom Bezzums
Tim Edey
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith
Chris Fox
Blackjack Blues Band
Alden Patterson & Dashwood
Frog on a Bike
The Penland Phezants
The Barefoot Doctors
Ward & Parker
Cary Outis
Brother Pit
Lee Gillett

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This year in our Beer Tent

Three Blind Mice brewery – Lonely Snake, Cheeky Peach, Juice Rocket & DefiledMild
Banks and Taylor brewery – Dragonslayer, Midsummer, Golden Fox & Edwin Taylor stout
Milton brewery – Pegasus, Minerva, Dionysus & Saturnalia
Son of Sid brewery– Muckcart Mild, Ragwort, Sid & English Ale
Lord Conrad brewery – Horny Goat, Lobster, Spiffing Wheeze & Tangerine Dreams
Moonshiner – Shelford Crier, Heavenly Matter & Night Watch Porter

Two Rivers brewery – Hares Hopping, Miners Mild, Porters Pride & Denver Diamond
Mile Tree brewery -Meadow Gold, Larksong & Summer E.S.B
Finally this years debutant – Nene Valley(gluten free beer)-Simple Pleasures, Dark Horse Mild & Release the Chimps
Ciders from Pickled Pig (no longer available elsewhere), Spinney Abbey & Hereward.