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.

We will post up details of traders booked for our 2018 festival shortly.


Maddog Crystals – hand crafted jewelry & gifts
Spoons from the Shed – hand made silver jewelry made from hallmarked cutlery
Sense of Wonder – Indonesian handicrafts
Leons Gourmet Vegetarian Foods – homemade dishes, salads & desserts
NowNow South African Food Company – dishes & foods from South Africa
Textura – own design natural fibre clothing & textiles
Mellymade Designs – textile artist & tutor who will be sharing & selling her amazing creations
Dandy Waistcoats – handmade waistcoats  & accessories.

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.