Get stuck in!

Get stuck in!

Try your feet at step dancing; sing some shanties; improve your whistle technique; chill out with some yoga; build your confidence in taking part in sessions; or listen to some of the musicians appearing at the festival talking about what inspires them in an informal...

Roswell

Roswell is Zoё Wren and Jasmine Watkiss, two harmony-obsessed multi-instrumentalists who formed a duo after an impromptu Cambridgeshire gig in 2018. They didn’t imagine that in less than two years they would have won Purbeck Rising 2018, released their debut EP...
Festival box office opens

Festival box office opens

We’re delighted to open the Ely Folk Festival 2022 box office today. Check out our Tickets page for details of ticket prices and how to book them https://elyfolkfestival.co.uk/tickets/ Here is an aerial view of the new festival site at Stuntney Estate near...
That festival feeling!

That festival feeling!

Music, lights, laughter, fun….sum up Saturday at Ely Folk Festival 2021. The sun shone on chilled out audiences in front of the two outdoor stages listening to the best of British folk & roots music. There was an air of expectation – both on the...
Heidi Talbot & Boo Hewerdine

Heidi Talbot & Boo Hewerdine

Two giants of the folk & roots world join forces on stage to create a musical explosion of talent – Heidi Talbot & Boo Hewerdine. Heidi Talbot celebrates 20 years as a professional singer and the release of a compilation album featuring tracks from her 5...
Countdown to 2021 festival

Countdown to 2021 festival

In two weeks time Ely Folk Festival 2021 will be underway. Our band competition winners This Circus Life will have opened the festival, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage and Merry Hell will have graced Stage 1 with the sound check for Blackbeard’s Tea Party...