Moira Furnace Folk Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Leicestershire/Derbyshire, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Phone: +44 01530 270494

Festival Description

The venues for the Moira Furnace Folk Festival are located in the National Forest — with the main festival area the Moira Furnace at the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border. The festival program includes local, and national folk acts and an opportunity to enjoy up-and-coming musicians. In addition to the performances there will be sing-arounds and sessions in local pubs, and Morris dancing. Over the weekend there will be open-air concerts as well as covered venues. The family-friendly event includes children’s Activities, vendors and ale and food for your enjoyment.

Festival Dates August 16 - 18, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2011:
  • Jez Lowe
  • Anthony John Clarke
  • Will Morgan
  • The 2 Daves
  • The Bounty Hounds
  • Galley Beggar
  • GU4
  • The Phil Langran Band
  • Pennyless
  • What’s the Point?
  • Peter & Barbara Snape
  • Les Sullivan
  • Chris King
  • Two Coats Colder
  • Fiddlefit
  • Tom Perry
  • Knitter’s Jig
  • Ben Harker & Emily Weygang
  • Steve Jackson
  • Tim Judson & Julia Disney
  • Cara


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