Holmfirth Festival of Folk

When:
10th May 2019 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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Where:
Holmfirth Civic Hall
Huddersfield Road
Holmfirth. HD9 3AS
Cost:
various see below
Contact:
Holmfirth Festival of Folk

Holmfirth is a small pennine town which comes to life during the Festival of Folk. There has been a folk festival in Holmfirth for about 30 years. We pride ourselves on producing a community based festival involving schools, local talent, most businesses in the town and, of course, a small army of volunteers.

Events taking place here at Holmfirth Civic Hall are now confirmed as follows:-

Friday evening:
French Dancing courtesy of “Le Vendredi Danse”. There will be a musicians practise at around 7pm with dancing from 8pm.  All welcome. Some guidance will be available on the dances.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Large Hall
Doors – 7.00pm
Tickets – £2.00 on the door.
 
Friday evening:
Featured artistes from the Holme Valley – Holme and Dry, Ticket Collectors, Good Earth Collective and Root and Branch.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Lesser Hall
Doors – 7:30pm
Tickets – £8.00 from https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886

Saturday morning:
Samba workshop – get inspired at a free hands-on workshop for the whole family, led by Katie Mallard. You’ll be able to share what you’ve learned as part of a procession through the town at 3.20pm.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Large Hall
Doors – 9.30am
Tickets – FREE

Saturday afternoon:
Schools concert, schools from across the valley bring you live music, dancing and songwriting.  The concert will conclude with a special performance of Sea Shanties Suite.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Large Hall
Doors – 12.00pm
Tickets – £3.00 (limited availability, first come first served).

Saturday afternoon:
A fabulous afternoon, of folk featuring Steve Tilston, with the Chris Cleverley Trio and Ben Robertson.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Lesser Hall
Doors – 3.00pm
Tickets – £12.00 from https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886

Saturday evening:
An amazing line-up of featuring Bella Gaffney and Polly Bolton, plus the Hayes Sisters and Fran Wyburn.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Lesser Hall
Doors – 7.30pm
Tickets – £12.00 from https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886

Saturday night ceilidh:
This year we are proud to announce Shinjig will be catering for your dancing needs on Saturday night.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Large Hall
Doors – 7.00pm
Tickets – £8.00 from https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886

Sunday lunchtime:
At last we bring you a traditional Sunday lunchtime concert again with Paul and Liz Davenport, Steve Turner and Janet Russell.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Lesser Hall
Doors – 12.15pm
Tickets – £8.00 from https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886

Sunday afternoon:
An afternoon of Americana which features String Theory, The Durbervilles and The Goat Roper Rodeo Band.
Holmfirth Civic Hall – Large Hall
Doors – 2.15pm
Tickets – £10.00 from https://www.wegottickets.com/f/11886