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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’re delighted to confirm the following traders for the 2017 festival.

Roots Records; Beez Neez – unique clothes & accessories; PJ Music – instruments & all things musicalMoor and Coast – Whitby fish & chips; Wicked Dragon Clothing – alternative clothingLos Amigos – Mexican foodsCoffee2Go – freshly ground coffee, teas & cakesThe Doughnut Den – donuts & shakes; Mashbangdollop – wood fired pizzaCarlos Ices – ice cream van; Maddog Crystals – hand crafted jewelry & giftsSpoons from the Shed – hand made silver jewelry made from hallmarked cutlery; Sense of Wonder – Indonesian handicraftsLeons Gourmet Vegetarian Foods – homemade dishes, salads & desserts; NowNow South African Food Company – dishes & foods from South AfricaTextura – own design natural fibre clothing & textiles; Mellymade Designs – textile artist & tutor who will be sharing & selling her amazing creations; Dandy Waistcoats – handmade waistcoats  & accessories.

This year in our Beer Tent

Three Blind Mice brewery – Lonely Snake, Cheeky Peach, Juice Rocket & Defiled Mild; 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.

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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