annual FolkFest fun starts this evening!
sixth annual FolkFest gets underway today (Thursday, September
1st) with the opening gig.
Sur Les Docks (pictured right) plus local support will be playing
a 'FolkFest taster concert' at the Ritz Social Club in Victoria
The gig gets underway at 8pm, with entrance charged on the door
at £4 per person.
This year's FolkFest
2011 grand opening concert will be held tomorrow (Friday, September
2nd) and will feature The Uiscedwr and Coracle at The Princess
Theatre. A few last tickets, costing £10 each, are available
from Sea Breeze in Victoria Street or by calling 01278 783276.
Doors will open at 8pm.
FolkFest will continue on Saturday (September 3rd) with over 70
live musical acts and dance groups performing in venues across
free music starts at 1pm and continues until 11pm in The Waterfront
Pub, The Clarence, The Railway, S&D, The Ritz Club, The Pier
Tavern and The Victoria. The
full schedule is available here.
with music, there will also be a craft fair in the town centre
from 10am-5pm on Saturday plus workshops at the Baptist Church
and dance performances outside.
on Sunday, the annual Folk In The Park will be held in Burnham's
Manor Gardens from 12pm-6pm.
will include from the The Carrvick Sisters, Fallen Apples, Sail
Pattern and 3 Daft Monkeys plus The Mudlarks, Coastal Cloggers
and Tiger Feet Appalachian dancers. Entry will be free.
Top, Sur Les Docks and, above, 3 Daft Monkeys who are performing
at this week's Burnham FolkFest