Chester Folk Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Kelsall, Cheshire, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Chester Folk Survivors
21 Dee Fords Avenue
CH3 5UP England UK
Phone: (44) 7005-977045

Festival Description

The Chester Folk Festival is organized by a group of folk enthusiasts whose aim is to promote folk music events in the Chester area. The Festival takes place annually over the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend in the village of Kelsall, about 8 miles from Chester. In addition to the music programming there will be family events and children’s entertainment. Camping is available. Please visit the web site for details.

Festival Dates May 24 - 27, 2013
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Festival Events:

Music ineup 2013:
  • Tim Edey & Brendan Power
  • Merry Hell
  • Ritchie Parrish Ritchie
  • Gilmore & Roberts
  • Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies
  • The Young’ Uns
  • Pete Coe
  • James Findlay
  • Pete Morton
  • Brian Peters
  • Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
  • Les Barker
  • The Time Bandits
  • Jaywalkers
  • Fiddlestone
  • Nine Tenths Below
  • Our Morals
  • Tom Hughes
  • Full House
  • The Waite Collective
  • Roy Clinging
  • Hex
  • Graham Bellinger
  • Rose Price
  • Across the Water
  • Charlotte Peters Rock
  • Off the Rails
  • Deportees
Dance lineup 2013:
  • All Blacked Up
  • This Way Up
  • Albireo
  • The Time Bandits
  • Baz Parkes
  • Martin Harvey
  • Gordon Potts
  • Pete Coe
Displays 2013:
  • Chester City Morris Men
  • White Hart Morris Men
  • The Witchmen
  • Bradshaw Mummers
  • Dawnswyr Delyn
Family Events & Children’s Entertainment 2013:
  • Panic Circus


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Practical Info:

  • Village of Kelsall, near Chester
  • Free Camping for Weekend Ticket Holders
  • Space on main site limited—EARLY BOOKING ESSENTIAL


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