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August 2022

All Festival Tickets — Full, Day Tickets, FAR Stage and Workshops

Friday Aug 26 - Monday Aug 29
£35 – £90

The Full festival tickets above give you access to all our town hall evening concerts, the daytime FAR Stage and our music and dance workshops, alongside sessions in the local pubs, and music in the town streets and cafes. You can also buy individual concert tickets for our town hall concerts below: Fri 26th Aug: O'Hooley and Tidow, with Du Glas Day Ticket Sat 27th Aug: Dougie Maclean, with Fly Yeti Fly + FAR Stage & Workshops Day Ticket Sun…

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Du Glas

Friday Aug 26 @ 6:45 am
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ

Born out of the vibrant music scene in Penzance Du Glas offer their own brand of inventive and energetic heartland rock combining influences from Americana and folk music. Du Glas (Cornish for ‘black’ and ‘blue’) began their adventure in 2016 with Lucy Osborne (lead singer) and Anthony Power (guitarist and songwriter) performing at open mic nights and jam sessions in West Cornwall. With Lucy’s background in theatre and Anthony’s catchy tunes and meaningful lyrics, the duo captured audiences’ hearts with…

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O’Hooley & Tidow

Friday Aug 26 @ 6:45 pm
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ
£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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Betjeman Sessions Group Ticket

Friday Aug 26 @ 6:45 pm - Sunday Aug 28 @ 11:00 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£10 – £20

  Buy a ticket for both the 2022 Cornwall Folk Festival Betjeman Sessions! Get access to the two Betjeman session gigs in the intimate location of the John Betjeman Centre, Southern Way, Wadebridge, at the Cornwall Folk Festival this August bank holiday.  Following the successful introduction of the Betjeman Session at the last time we were able to run the full programme in 2019, we bring four great acts from across the South-West. Buy this two-in-one ticket for a 17%…

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Steve Winchester

Friday Aug 26 @ 6:45 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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West Country based singer/songwriter Steve Winchester explores natural themes and storytelling. A professional artist for much of his working life, he has an enviable ability to move hearts and engage a listener like few other performers. In his writing he may rail against the impact of second homes on local communities, or of a lost love, often looking to the open moors and open seas around Cornwall for imagery. It's a sometimes melancholy soundscape very much rooted in the folk/roots/ambient…

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Angeline Morrison

Friday Aug 26 @ 6:45 pm
The Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Southern Way
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX United Kingdom
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£6 – £12

Angeline Morrison is a vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and morris dancer based in Cornwall, who believes in the inherent beauty of sad songs. Angeline’s homespun sonic aesthetic, deeply emotive writing and layered vocal harmonies are all stitched together to make small, tender, often dark stories in song. Currently she is working on "The Sorrow Songs: Folk Songs of Black British Experience", an album to tell the stories of ordinary and extraordinary lives of the historic UK black population through folk songs. Tradfolk.co…

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FAR Stage

Saturday Aug 27 - Monday Aug 29
The FAR Stage, Behind Wadebridge Wines, Eddystone Road
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AL United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

Non-Stop Music at the FAR Stage FAR = Folk, Acoustic, Roots Wadebridge Wines Carpark, Eddystone Rd, Wadebridge TICKETS ONLINE OR AT THE ENTRANCE! £3 per person per day £5 per day for the whole family — and you get to define 'family'! If you caught the FAR Stage last year, you know this is about listening to great live music from across Cornwall and the South West, a beer or glass of wine in hand, soaking up those late summer…

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Festival Community Folk Orchestra Workshops

Saturday Aug 27 @ 10:30 am
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ
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£2.5 – £5

Calling all musicians! This year we are running a set of workshops to build a festival “community orchestra”, led by award-winning English piper David Faulkner. There will be a couple of morning workshops, open to all players of acoustic instruments and abilities, with the focus on fun learning and playing together. You do not have to read music, so if you have at least a basic level of skill on your instruments (advanced players also accommodated) come along! David is…

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Dougie Maclean

Saturday Aug 27 @ 6:45 pm
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ
£12.5 – £25

(Tickets on sale from 1st March; concert included in full festival tickets.) 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…

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Brother Sea 3

Saturday Aug 27 @ 6:45 pm
Town Hall, Wadebridge, The Platt
Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ

Brother Sea 3 are a South West based Celtic-folk band that brings together award winning song writer Kris Lannen and Richard Threthewey and and the haunting cello tones of Cullum Ingram. 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 folklore as they gently…

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