The 20th Tenterden Folk Festival
to Sunday 7th October 2012
Tickets are now on sale!
Since putting details of the guests we have already booked on our
website we have started receiving enquiries about tickets for the
festival, so we have pulled out the stops to get the full weekend
tickets and Thursday evening concert tickets on sale.
GUESTS SO FAR:
This year's guest list seems to naturally fall into several categories
including guests from the USA, guests from the West County, Shanty and
sea song singers, local and regular guests, first time visitors to
Tenterden, Showcase guests, etc.
So far the list
is as follows but more will be added as funding is confirmed.
The Acoustic Strawbs (Thurday evening concert)
Brian Peters, The Climax Ceilidh Band with caller Nick
Walden, Jeff Warner (USA), Jim Causley, Jody Kruskal
(USA), The Keelers (Jim Magean, Peter Wood, George Unthank &
Alan Fitztsimmons), Keith Kendrick and Sylvia Needham, Nic Dow,
Pete Castle, Rude Albert, Sara Grey (USA), Steve
Turner, Swinging The Lead (Peter Booker, Brian Withstandley, Steve
Skey, Lee Leatham & Dave Webb), Tom and Barbara
Brown, Plus more to be confirmed.
Bedlam Boys, Frankie the Gambler, Green Diesel, Sally Ironmonger, Simon
Stanley-Ward and others still to confirm.
And the hard
working regular guests who we cannot do this without including:
Adrian O, Bo Foaks, Bob Kenward, Chris Roche, John
Barden, John and Karen Sweeney, Malcolm Ward, The Marsh
Warblers, Peter Collins, Roger Resch, Spare Parts
Concertina Band, Steve O'Kane and Fiona McBain, Sue
Watson, Travelling Folk and Vic and Tina Smith
Some of the above are still subject to contract. Not all guests
are there for the whole weekend
Dance sides and
display teams confirmed:
We have set a limit of 60 teams this year so please contact us as soon
as possible if your dance side, display team, etc. would like to an
Those already confirmed include Hunters Moon Morris, Kits Koty Morris,
Knockhundred Shuttles, Loose Women, MacLennan Scottish Group,
Marling Morris, Men of Wight Morris, Morena Slovak Dancer Company, Oojah
Kappivvy, Redbournestoke Morris, Tanglefoot Appalachian, USO Dancers,
Woodchurch Morris Men, Wicket Belly Morris, Wicked Brood Morris
TICKET: These tickets admit the holders
to all events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but do not include the
Thursday evening concert which is available separately. The cost
of these tickets before 1st September is adults £34.00
(under 16s £17.00). Prices increase from 1st September to
adults £43.00 (under 16s £22.00).
CONCERT:The tickets for this special fundraising
concert featuring The Acoustic Strawbs, supported by Steve O'Kane and
Fiona McBane plus another festival guest, are also available.
Thursday evening concert tickets are all £14.00 each
The basic town centre campsite will again be available from Thursday
afternoon to Monday morning. Camping costs are
Caravan/campervan (for up to four nights) £20.00 or Tent (for up
to four nights) £18.00.
LANYARDS: High quality
green TFF lanyards with plastic ticket wallets for tickets cost £3.00
TICKETS: Other single event tickets will be
available nearer the time.
HOW TO ORDER
- Order tickets by post directly from us. A
booking form can be downloaded on our website and will be
published in several folk magazines in due course.|
- You will shortly be able to order on line
- Nearer the date of the festival you will also
be able to buy your tickets from Right Track Music Shop in
Ashford, Ashford Gateway Plus and Tenterden Gateway.
To get your dance side or display team invited to the festival, book
your craft fair, street stall or music fayre pitch, book an advert in
the programme, buy your tickets, volunteer as a steward or marshal,
make a donation or to get otherwise involved in the festival contact us
More details of Tenterden Folk Festival, guests, accommodation and
camping will be found on our website at www.tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk.