Cleckheaton Folk Festival

Images © Cleckheaton Folk Festival. Select photos by J. Hayward.
Click on any image to zoom in
Summary Info Festival Story Not AvailableFestival EventsOther SourcesPractical Info

Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Cleckheaton Folk Festival
84 Pyenot Hall Lane
BD19 5BA
Phone: +44 01274 879761

Festival Description

The Festival is now in it’s 25th year and remains a small, friendly weekend festival offering a host of attractions such as workshops, morris sides, sing-a-rounds, music sessions, street entertainments and specials including a production of "Among Those Dark Satanic Mills" marking the 200th anniversary of the Luddites uprising. Our regular Saturday morning Parade. Farmers Market on Saturday morning. Some fabulous street entertainment and not to forget the Family Fun Day on Sunday.

Festival Dates July 5 - 7, 2013
Festival Links

Festival Events:

Lineup 2012:
  • Cara Dillon
  • Martin Simpson
  • Vin Garbutt
  • Coope Boyes and Simpson
  • Nancy Kerr & James Fagan
  • Mike Silver and Quicksilver
  • Concerts
  • Workshops
  • Street Entertainment and Parade
  • Morris Sides
  • Singarounds and Music Sessions
  • Ceilidh
  • Hiring Fair
  • Craft Fair


Other Sources:

Want more? Click on a color — travel and explore.  


Practical Info:

Tickets 2012:
  • Weekend tickets £58 (£54 concessions) if booked by 31st May 2012
  • Information, details and tickets contact


Do you have an update or more information about this festival? Email us at
Start or join a conversation about this festival in the Forum.