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August 2021

Full Festival Tickets

Friday Aug 27, 2021 - Monday Aug 30, 2021
£35 – £90

Cornwall Folk Festival 2021 A few early birds back on sale! Due to the postponement of the festival from 2020 to 2021, we've had a few early bird tickets returned, so for the time being, you can again buy tickets to all that we do for £75 for adults and £35 for under 16s.  Full festival tickets give you access to all our town hall evening concerts, the daytime FAR Stage and our music and dance workshops, alongside sessions and…

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Blacksmith

Friday Aug 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ
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Winchester's electric folk-rock Blacksmith who play in the style of the likes of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band.

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O’Hooley & Tidow

Friday Aug 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ
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£8.75 – £17.5

With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, sessions on 6 Music and Radio 2, five star reviews and a feature in The Guardian, the song writing, voice and piano partnership of Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow is regarded as ‘One of British folk music’s mightiest combinations’ (MOJO). Belinda and Heidi’s boundless creativity has been described by The Guardian as ‘exceptional’. The Independent thinks theirs is ‘defiant, robust, northern, poetical, political folk music for the times we live…

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Geoff Lakeman and Rob Murch

Friday Aug 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

A Cornishman who has lived on Dartmoor for 40 years, Geoff has been described as "a stalwart of the West Country folk scene and the father of a virtual folk dynasty." He's the dad of Sean, Sam and Seth Lakeman, who are all internationally renowned folk musicians. And he’s a patron of the Cornwall Folk Festival. Geoff is a leading exponent of the rare Crane Duet concertina. He teases English and Irish folk, Americana and jazz songs out of this…

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Winter Mountain

Friday Aug 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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A prodigiously gifted Folk/Americana songwriter with a soulful voice, who's played support slots for pop icon Seal, Richard Thompson, Seth Lakeman, Paulo Nutini, Ben Howard and many others, it's safe to say it has been an extraordinary ascent for Winter Mountain. Winter Mountain is the stage name of Cornwall-based singer, songwriter and guitarist Joe Francis. His sound is reminiscent of a time before digital recording when the emphasis fell on the importance of live performance and the essence of the…

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Betjeman Sessions Group Ticket

Friday Aug 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - Sunday Aug 29, 2021 @ 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£12.5 – £25

Buy a three-in-one ticket for the Cornwall Folk Festival Betjeman Sessions! Get access to all three Betjeman session gigs in the intimate location of the John Betjeman Centre, Southern Way, Wadebridge, over the Cornwall Folk Festival Weekend. Following the successful introduction of the Betjeman Session at the festival last year, we bring six great acts from across the South-West, plus the return of one of our most requested performers, Steve Dan Mills from the USA. Buy this three-in-one ticket for…

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Dougie Maclean

Saturday Aug 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ
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£12.5 – £25

Songwriter, composer and performer extraordinaire, Dougie MacLean is a star of concert halls and festivals all over the world, including New York’s Carnegie Hall, London’s Festival Theatre and the Sydney Opera House. His songs have been covered by artists including fellow Scots Paolo Nutini and Amy MacDonald, Irish greats Ronan Keating, Mary and Frances Black, Dolores Keane, Deanta and Cara Dillon, and Grammy award-winning US country singer Kathy Mattea. Caledonia topped the Scottish charts and become a Scottish contemporary anthem.…

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Steve Dan Mills

Saturday Aug 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£5 – £10

Many CFF regulars will be pleased to see Steve back in Cornwall. Every time he plays, he has the audience eating out of his hand. From Nashville, he co-founded Speed Limit 35, one of the first folk rock bands in the US South and has enjoyed a solo career since the mid 70s. He’s performed at the Kerrville Folk Festival, London Folk Festival, Belfast Nashville Songwriter's Festival and more. He has recently moved to London and has begun performing in…

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Coastal Belles

Saturday Aug 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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Coastal Belles are a close harmony singing group from Cornwall, who met five years ago and have been singing together ever since. They bring to the stage a selection of well-loved songs from folk to modern, to which they add a unique Belles twist. They blend three-part acapella harmonies with ukulele and piano accompaniment. They’ve been loved by Cornwall Folk Fest audiences ever since they started, and we are delighted to have them at the Betjeman Sessions as a featured…

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Brother Sea

Saturday Aug 28, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ
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Brother Sea are a South West based Celtic-folk band that brings together the acclaimed duo Harbottle & Jonas, with award winning song writer Kris Lannen and the haunting Celtic tones of Annie Baylis on fiddle. Their music is that of departure, adventure and new beginnings, sweeping you away with a sense of boldness and innocence with hypnotic vocals accompanied by classic folk instruments. Brother Sea create a sense of awe and intrigue with songs like campfire stories exploring heritage and…

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