Wiltshire Folk Arts

Contact Us :

Wiltshire Folk Arts
19 Whistley Road, Potterne, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 5QY
info@wiltshirefolkarts.org.uk
Office: 01380 726597
Bob : 07714 550990

Tinker's Bag

There are 3 major Folk Festivals in Wiltshire and many more which occasionally have folk content:

  • Chippenham Folk Festival
  • The Larmer Tree.
  • The Village Pump Festival

Each has a slightly different approach to Folk and cover the broadest spectrum of music from traditional to contemporary and Rock.


Chippenham Folk Festival.

The traditional one. 41 years on and still being run by a group of dedicated volunteers. It has a really nice town centre site with over 200+ events in one weekend !

Next Festival is 1st - 4th June 2012

Check out the web site for all the latest details.

website : www.chippfolk.co.uk

blog: blog.chippfolk.co.uk

 

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The Larmer Tree.

Fabulous Festival near Salisbury with a huge range of folk and mainstream acts. It maybe sold out already, so check their website

Dates : 11th - 15th July 2012

website : www.larmertreefestival.co.uk

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The Trowbridge Village Pump Festival.


We are pleased to be able to announce the revival of this great Festival in Wiltshire. The Venue has changed and the management too!
Being held at the White Horse Country Park near Westbury, it promises to be one spectacul;ar event, The Dates are 20th-22nd July 2012
click on the link below for more info.
www.villagepumpfolkfestival.co.uk/

 

Womad

World Music venue at Charlton Park near Malmesbury.
Every conceivable style of folk, roots, world, rock and pop

Dates :Charlton Park 24-26 July 2009

http://womad.org/festivals/charlton-park/

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Frome Folk festival

This one has just been and, by all accounts was a real cracker. More information about this festival can be found here

http://www.fromefolkfestival.co.uk

 

There are, of course, many other folk appearances at other Festivals. Here are some that regularly feature traditional and other folk music, dance and singing :

and many others:

www.corshamjazz.co.uk
www.yourguide.org.uk/malmesbury/jazz.html
www.woottonbassett.gov.uk
www.marlboroughjazz.co.uk
www.swindonfestivalofliterature.co.uk

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