Enter our 2022 photo comp

Enter our 2022 photo comp

A reminder to submit your entries for the 2022 Ely Folk Festival photo comp – closing date is midnight on 31 July. Two winning entries will win weekend tickets to our 2023 festival (7-9 July 2023). Theme is ‘Celebrating new beginnings’. To enter,...
A huge thankyou from us

A huge thankyou from us

As the dust settles on Ely Folk Festival 2022. we would like to say a huge thanks to all those who supported us in making it happen – the fabulous musicians who graced our stages, our stewards and set up teams, those who led workshops for kids (and not so young...
Bright & breezy Sunday

Bright & breezy Sunday

Lots more great music & activities at Ely Folk Festival today. Dance, song & tune workshops; activities for kids including a family concert; ceilidh; shanty singing, and not least some great music with Sharon Shannon, Heidi Talbot & Boo Hewerdine,...
Friday night fun at Ely Folk Festival

Friday night fun at Ely Folk Festival

‘Sheer exuberance’ are two words that could describe Friday night at Ely Folk Festival. From the high octane energy of Holy Moly & The Crackers in marquee 1 to the stomping swing sounds of Steamchicken ceilidh band in marquee 2 by way of Paper...
A huge thankyou from us

Thank you to all our crowdfunding supporters

We ran a crowdfunding campaign to help us put the festival on a sustainable footing following a difficult few years. We want to say a huge thank you to the following Friends of Ely Folk Festival who supported our campaign and pledged funding, plus all those who...