Author: 2022 Folk Festival

Artist, Family, Friday, Saturday
Wolly the Clown

Clown/mime and jester – Wolly is one of the funniest and most talented performers around. He combines gentle clowning techniques, mime, circus skills and uninhibited audience participation. His hightly visual style moves from Hilarious, Physical comedy to breathtakingly dangerous stunts. His finale needs to be be seen to be believed. Fri & Sat

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Festival Tune!

Castle Park by Will Pound Our festival Patron, Will Pound has created a tune in honour of our new home at Castle Park, and we are inviting you to learn it too! Download the notes, kindly transcribed by Will’s A Day Will Come band Jude Rees here.Will will be hosting a Castle Park tune workshop on his Facebook page,

Warwick Folk Festival Choir
Artist, Musician
Warwick Folk Festival Choir

Would you like to perform at this year’s Warwick Folk Festival? * NO auditions, NO Military Wives, NO Gareth Malone, NO revolving chairs, NO Simon Cowell !!!! * No need to be able to read music – all songs taught by ear. * Be part of an open-access 6-week choir, singing all manner of great

The Canny Band
Artist, Musician
The Canny Band

A collaboration born from a love of traditional music and fuelled by student poverty, The Canny Band are an eclectic trad trio based in Glasgow. Sam Mabbett (button accordion) and Michael Biggins (piano) formed the band in 2016 and since then have been crowned finalists of the Danny Kyle Award at Celtic Connections and supported

Boundless Brothers
Artist, Performer
Boundless Brothers

British, Americana-Pop/Rock 3 piece dedicated to creating music with electric and acoustic sounds.They blend voices together to create 3 part harmonies, adding depth and magic to their live performances.Forming in 2014, they’ve built up a well respected reputation across the South West of England.Living in Cornwall, following their passion for playing Live Music and Recording.The

Dom Prag
Artist, Performer
Dom Prag

Southampton based singer-songwriter bringing together folk, blues and intricate classical guitar. Dom Prag has been described as “Brighton’s best-kept secret talent”. Singing songs of passion, loss, comical social disasters and everyday fears, this is singer-songwriting at its finest. Dom Prag’s perfomances feature raw musical talent, savoury guitar skills and poetic original writing. Dom Prag is

Steve Tilston and Hugh Bradley
Artist, Performer
Steve Tilston and Hugh Bradley

Steve is one of our most celebrated song smiths, widely recognised within the world of folk and contemporary music; the words, arrangements and subtle, quite superb guitar playing could be no one else. Fatea Awards Male Vocalist of the Year 2015, proof if needed, that after more than 45 years in the business Steve can

Bedlam
Artist, Dance
Bedlam

Vibrant, pulsating and with a huge following nationally, Bedlam are without doubt, one of the most exciting and highly acclaimed dance bands on the Ceilidh scene today. Bedlam have been performing at festivals and on the ceilidh circuit across the UK since 1995. With line up of Will Hampson melodeon and bass, Ross McKinlay percussion,

Peeping Tom
Artist, Dance
Peeping Tom

PEEPING TOM were described recently as a “veteran folk-rock band with all the riffs and reels, National Treasures all of them”! They have been performing continuously over the last forty-five years, playing all the major festivals and dance clubs. Considered by many to be the UK’s favourite dance band they always produce a cracking dance.

George Sansome
Artist, Performer
George Sansome

George Sansome is a well-regarded singer of traditional songs, shanties, ballads and broadsides from the British Isles and beyond. George is most often seen out and about lending his voice and subtle guitar playing to the high-energy BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Nominees Granny’s Attic. His relaxed stage presence and love of traditional song