This is the line-up for 2015 so far…

Sharon Shannon

Sharon Shannon

Sharon Shannon has music at her fingertips....literally! The accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion 'cool' in her home…

Breabach

Breabach

The haunting strains of twin bagpipes have become a defining signature of Breabach – a chiming herald  of  Scottish folk  being  embraced  by  a  new generation.  The energetic  five-piece…

Gerry Colvin Band

Gerry Colvin Band

Gerry Colvin was born in Barrow-in-Furness. In the 1970's Gerry joined pop band 'The Man Upstairs'. They released three singles and toured with 'The Smiths'. In the early 1980's he co-founded…

John Doyle

John Doyle

John Doyle - Long considered one of the most important guitarists in Irish and acoustic music worldwide, John is now increasingly lauded for his singing and songwriting talents. From a musical…

New Rope String Band

New Rope String Band

Once seen, never forgotten: an indefinable confusion of superb musicianship and side-splitting comic genius, the New Rope String Band are truly unique entertainers. Elements of circus, clowning,…

The Young'uns Trio

The Young’uns

The Young’uns are a force of nature on stage. Their irrepressible humour, infectious love for harmony singing, passion for storytelling and commitment to maintaining the tradition of social…

Emma Sweeney

Emma Sweeney

Emma Sweeney is a Songlines Award nominated fiddler whose roving debut album Pangea has confirmed her status as one of folk music’s rising stars. Emma’s unique style combines her trad Irish…

Allan Yn Y Fan

Allan Yn Y Fan

Since their formation in 1996 Allan Yn Y Fan has carved out a reputation as one of Wales' foremost traditional bands, with an impressive catalogue of concert, festival and recorded work, as well as a…

The Hut People

The Hut People

The Hut People are constantly gaining more of reputation as one of the most entertaining acts to appear on the folk scene in a long while. In their surprisingly engaging and often hilarious show,…

Speldosa

Speldosa

Rosie Calvert (The Teacups), Emma Durkan (Caleb Major) and Nicola Beazley (Alex Cumming and Nicola Beazley) are a contemporary folk trio based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Playing hammer dulcimer,…

Granny's Attic

Granny’s Attic

Folk trio from Worcester, UK, playing a range of British traditional music and original compositions. We play a range of English, Irish, Scottish traditional music, as well as original…

Alex Cummings and Nicola Beazley

Alex Cummings and Nicola Beazley

Alex Cumming (The Teacups) & Nicola Beazley (Speldosa) are an exciting new Box & Fiddle duo performing both songs and tunes from around England. They are both recent graduates of the…

Mick Ryan and Paul Downes

MICK RYAN is well known on the folk scene as a fine singer of traditional and original songs He was described by "Folk Roots" as 'definitely the most underrated singer in the country.' Having…

Róisín Bán

Róisín Bán

Róisín Bán - [pronounced Rowsheen Bawn] are a 5 piece traditional Irish band based in Yorkshire. The name translated from the Irish language as white rose, also the title of the bands new…

Dave Webber and Anni Fentiman

Dave and Anni joined forces in 1985, after spending many years around the folk club scene, in which time they featured on several albums made by other performers. Although Dave and Anni perform…

Keith Donnelly

From the first second that you see this third-rate musician, step fourth onto the stage you'll open up like a new fifth of old Scotch, his sixth sense comedic timing taking you to  seventh…

Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis

“Widely acknowledged as North America's finest exponent of contemporary nautical songs” (it sez 'ere) (Canadian Society for Traditional Music), Tom Lewis brings to the stage wry humour, button…

Niamh Boadle

Niamh is a multi-instrumentalist, traditional singer and Irish step dancer from St. Annes, Lancashire. With a background in Irish music from her father’s side, Niamh also explores English song as…

Vera van Heeriongen

Vera is originally from Holland, but now settled in the hills of northern Powys, Wales. She is well known for her big guitar sound and has worked on the acoustic music scene in Europe for the last…

Flossie Malavialle

Flossie Malavialle is a French singer who started getting involved in the British folk scene in 2000-2001 while she was on a teacher exchange in the North East of England. After 12 years of…

Ursula Holden Gill

Ursula Holden Gill is an award winning Actress but now she has walked into the limelight as a highly gifted Storyteller. An insightful Comedienne and a skilled Singer – Songwriter, Ursula has that…

Peter and Barbara Snape

With a distinct musical identity and a growing reputation for providing an entertaining menu of good songs, all well sung and played with commitment, passion and enjoyment, TheSnapes are two fine…

Bromyard Folk Festival

Plus Many More

Roisin Ban, Dr Sunshine, Jan Edgecombe's Blackboard Van, Flos and Friends, David Swann, Hand to Mouth Theatre, The Bounty Hounds,  Gareth Lee and Annie Baylis, Tom Lewis, Floot…