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FolkEast 2022

Folk music and art at its best, from near and far, with an added Suffolk twist on 20th, 21st & 22nd August 2021

The UK's most easterly Folk & Arts festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary amongst the ancient oaks on the Glemham Hall Estate with a stellar musical line-up and a smorgasbord of curiosities.

Relaxed, friendly and innovative and with it's feet firmly rooted in Suffolk, FolkEast has secured its place on the national folk festival calendar as "one of the folk scene’s most highly rated destinations" - i newspaper

This year's 10th Anniversary celebration invites some of the finest folk artists to join the party.

The Imagined Village Reunion sees the return of one of the 2012 headline acts in a special festival performance for FolkEast with Billy Bragg, Simon Emmerson, Martin and Eliza Carthy, Johnny Kalsi, Andy Gangadeen, Jackie Oates, Simon Richmond, Sheema Mukherjee and Barney Morse Brown.

Joining them over the three days will be festival patrons and much loved, multi award winning trio, The Young'uns, along with Kate Rusby, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys, Leveret, Topette!!, Talisk, Spiers and Boden, Knight and Spiers, False Lights, Fitty Gomash, The Once, Honey and the Bear, The National Youth Folk Ensemble and more.

The musical and literary elements of the  festival come together with an exclusive festival performance of  "Saltlines" , a collaboration between Peter Knight's Gigspanner Big Band and award winning author of The Salt Path, Raynor Winn.

And there is more.....

There are talks, walks, storytelling and sideshows, dance sides, ceilidhs, instrument makers and art attacks, heritage crafts, dwile flonking, local food and ales (all fairly priced), morning yoga, book club, woodland lights (solar powered), the Vintage Mobile Cinema and an elusive Jackalope, camping, glamping with all the bells and whistles and opportunities to take part, to play, to sing and to make. With a dedicated  Youth Moot area and things to do for little folkers, FolkEast looks forward to the next ten years!

It's time to celebrate.

For more information  www.folkeast.co.uk

Attraction name:
FolkEast 2022
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Opening Hours:
19 20 21 August 2022