Cambridge Folk Festival is an annual British folk music festival Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge in July.
Formed in 1965, the festival is popular for its parkland setting, great facilities and family friendliness, with four covered stages, street theatre, music workshops and sessions, raucous ceilidhs, open stages, a youth area, internet café, kids ceilidh, storytelling, free creche, paddling pool and playground and real ale bars.
In 2014 Cambridge Folk Festival won the highest honour at the Greener Festival Awards, becoming one of only nine festivals worldwide and one of only two in the UK to achieve the Outstanding category.
In 2016 the festival saw performances from the likes of Gogol Bordello, Imelda May, Seafret, Afro Celt Sound System, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Christy Moore, Hot 8 Brass Band, This Is The Kit and Will Varley, whereas 2017 saw Jake Bugg headline!
Patti Smith, John Prine and Janis Ian are among the first acts to be confirmed for next summer's Cambridge Folk Festival on August 2 -5. Catch them live by checking out the dates and ticket information below on Stereoboard.