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What's On

You can find details of our artists on the Music 2024 page.

The Festival isn't just about concerts, it's also about Community involvement and fun. We will have a wonderful Schools concert , street theatre, lots of dancing and performances by local groups. The Parish and the Methodist Churches are important venues who, kindly, host events and activities.

Other parts of Holmfirth festival of Folk are our fringes. We have our Family Fringe of street theatre, family friendly events and activities and, of course, our Musical Fringe where town centre venues such as The Nook, O'Briens Bottle Shop, Taphouse, The Elephant and Castle, The PostCard, The Old Bridge, Ten-14 and Holme Coffee House host artistes.

 

So far pencilled in are; (in no particular order), https://www.facebook.com/yellowgoosedance/?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/TheBapchilds?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/NelsonBrothersBand?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/HeslopandStringer?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/KingfisherBlueUK/, https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003186802301..., https://www.facebook.com/Thestrawmennl?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/jakentheboxman?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100083659959913..., https://www.facebook.com/goodnightvincent?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=lucas%20bernard&__stsd__=eyJwcmltYXJ5Ijp7InR5cGUiOiJUWVBFQUhFQURfTkVXU19JTlRFTlQifX0%3D&locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/Philashmoremusic1?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100087904507121..., https://www.facebook.com/CommonCultureBand?locale=en_GB, https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553568790378...,

 

Too early to list where and when, but keep checking here and on our Facebook pages

 

 

Holmfirth Festival of Folk offers a wide variety of workshops and opportunities to get involved for children and adults alike. Come and try your hand at something new or get the opportunity to develop skills you already have. Join in with everything from ukuleles to morris dancing or come and join in one of our folk clubs and have a sing around. Find out some of the ways you can get involved.  Singarounds on Friday and Saturday nights at Stamps (bottom of the Postcard Inn) and Spoken Word in Sids Cafe

Workshops
There will be a variety of workshops on offer; 
Check out the Programme (only £2.50 from the festival office  and other good places) for details.

Ukelele Jamboree  Hollowgate  TBC

Singalong, bring your ukelele, or join the audience for this fun get together. All ages and abilities welcome, (children to be accompanied by an adult).

Download your free music here    www.musicakirklees.org/folk22      Just turn up on the day and enjoy!

Sessions

Come to the (venue to be confirmed) on Friday and Saturday evenings for Sessions and of course we can confirm Steve Noon's famous Irish Session will be in the Nook on Sunday from lunchtime on

TBC  will be hosting a singaround in Stamps on Friday and Saturday evenings (times to be confirmed)

In addition, The Old Bridge Hotel will be very happy to host music sessions throughout the weekend

Folk Club

Folk Clubs on Friday and Saturday evenings at the Old Tech Dance Studio, hosted by Sue McBurney, on the Friday and Peter Garratt on the Saturday  only £6 on the door (or free with a weekend ticket)

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