Tenterden Folk Festival 2021


Tenterden High St & Festival Venues
Tenterden, Kent TN30 6AN
United Kingdom

Pricing/Ticket Info
Individual pricing, many free events
Suitable for Children
Y

Event Dates and Times
Thursday September 30, 2021
7:30 PM
Friday October 1, 2021
10:30 AM  - 11:00 PM
Saturday October 2, 2021
10:00 AM  - 11:00 PM
Sunday October 3, 2021
9:15 AM  - 11:00 PM
Description
Tenterden Folk Festival
Thursday 30th September to Sunday 3rd October 2021
Tenterden Folk Festival. Four days of folk song, music, dance, crafts and traditions. 
Craft Fair & Street Stalls. Download the Folk Festival programme >>> here
 
VOLUNTEERS WANTED for the Tenterden Folk Festival
Can you help for a few hours or more? Stewards/Volunteers needed for Tenterden Folk Festival to help out where needed. You will be working with other volunteers, committee members and the charity's Trustees. If you can help please contact Fiona 07537 862420 or see more info >>> here
Some highlights:
 
Thursday evening concert
Featuring Brian Peters, Scolds Bridle and Nick Dow. At the Tenterden Club. 
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/events/thursday-concert-tenterden-folk-festival-listing-276-89735.aspx
 
Music Stage - Recreation Ground 
Playing the Free Music Stage at Tenterden Folk Festival 2021, next to the large craft marquee, beer/cider/food stalls
SATURDAY 2 October
10.30 11.30 Portside and friends
11.45 12.45 Open Water
13.00 14.00 The Kukes ukulele band
14.15 15.15 Ashford Folk Band
15.15 15.45 Interval for procession
15.45 16.45 To be announced
17.00 18.00 Lunatraktors
SUNDAY 3 October
From To Group / Artist
10.30 11.30 Hook, Line & Sinker
11.45 12.45 Nunhead Folk Circle
13.00 14.00 Rattlebag
14.15 15.15 Alchemy Acoustic
15.30 16.30 New Frontier
 
St Mildred's Church
Real Ale and Cider Bar and Events
A real ale and cider bar will be provided by the Old Dairy Brewery for Tenterden Folk Festival 2021 events being held in St Mildred's Church
Saturday:
Most Truly Yours Aunt Anne 11am-1pm
Cinque Ports Sea songs & shanties 5-8pm
Sunday:
Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady 11.30am-1.30pm
Folk Orchestras - The Yardarm Folk Orchestra 5-4.30pm
 
Tenterden Folk Festival Procession
Saturday Afternoon in Tenterden High Street 
Starts from the War Memorial at 2.30pm, through the town centre to finish on the Recreation Ground by the marquees. The A28/High Street will be closed for the procession from 3-4pm
 
Morris Sides and Dance Displays
Over 30 Morris sides and Dance display teams throughout the town. Dance styles will include Cotswold, Border, Molly, Clog and Garland, as well as Slovakian, Bulgarian, Appalachian and other international traditions and styles.
 
The Craft Fair & Stalls Marquee
Tenterden High Street and Marquee on the Recreation Ground on Saturday & Sunday 
Recreation Ground
Real Ale & Cider Bar: Romney March Brewery and Nightingale Cider
Street Food: Scott and Sip - hot food, drinks & ice cream
 
Song and music sessions
Numerous friendly and informal sing-a-rounds and song and music sessions  
 
Concerts
Venues: Tenterden Club, Town Hall and St Mildred’s Church
 
English Barn Dance
This year's barn dance band will be The Tonic - Julie & Gavin Atkin and Ollie & Malcolm Woods. At the Tenterden Club on Friday evening from 7.30pm
 
LOTS MORE INFORMATION 
Read the latest newsletter from the Folk Festival team >>> here 
See the Tenterden Folk Festival website >>> here 
 
Support the Folk Festival Crowdfund campaign https://www.spacehive.com/tenterdenfolkfestival2021 

Alan Castle
Trustee and Festival Director 
 

Photos : Lewis J Brockway

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Tenterden Folk Festival Director
Alan Castle
15 Repton Manor Road
Ashford Kent TN23 3HA
United Kingdom
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Tenterden Folk Festival is a four day long festival of folk song, music, dance, crafts and traditions. Tenterden, situated in the ancient Weald of Kent, about 12 miles west of Ashford, is an ideal setting for this friendly, family festival of folk. Tenterden features one of the widest High Streets in the country lined with historic and listed buildings, numerous friendly pubs and restaurants and green verges. The festival includes many free events.

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