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Wimborne Minster Folk Festival FESTIVAL IS...Family Friendly / Folk / Multiple Venues / Town
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In June 2017, a collection of folk’s finest acts will make their way to East Dorset for another spectacular weekend of folk, family and fun in the historic market town of Wimborne Minster.
Jim Moray, Sam Kelly Trio and Sykes & Preston are this year's headliners.
The Allendale Community Centre is where you’ll catch the headlining acts – here’s a list of who you’ll see there.
The Askew Sisters
Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston
Jacob & Drinkwater
The Roaring Trowmen
Malcolm Bishop Trio
Sam Kelly Trio
Moore, Moss, Rutter
The Roaring Trowmen
Mitchell and Vincent
There will be plenty of other entertainment to accompany music, including rapper sword dance teams, who will be performing in the streets, pubs and around the town.
The festival also hosts a wide variety of traders, including food & drink, artisan traders, charity stalls and much more.
A weekend pass will get you access to all the official festival events, and will cost £45 for an adult, £22.50 for a child. Infants (0-4) can attend for free. Day passes can also be purchased – please check the official website for prices.
The festival’s official campsite is Meadows Camping: a picturesque, secure temporary campsite set up for the folk festival weekend. The site is a 10 minute walk from the town centre over Julian’s bridge.
Camping at Meadows Campsite is £7 per person per night when booked in advance or £8 per person per night on the gate. Under 10’s are free.
The site has toilets, showers and good 24 hour security. Entry to the campsite is by camping wristband only. These can be purchased through the campsite’s website.
While the festival is spread across the whole town, the main music events will be held at:
The Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Adult (13+): £45.00
Child (5-12): £22.50
Infant (0-4): Free
Jim Moray, Sam Kelly Trio, Sykes & Preston
Jim Moray, The Askew Sisters, Phil King, Miranda, Sykes & Rex Preston, Jacob & Drinkwater, Kadia, The Roaring Trowmen, Malcolm Bishop Trio, Bob, Carter, Shropshire Boatmen, Sam Kelly Trio, (Moore, Moss, Rutter), Ninebarrow, The Roaring Trowmen, Mitchell and Vincent, Aron Radford