Friday 25th - Monday 28th May
(Spring Bank Holiday Weekend)
IN THE VILLAGE OF KELSALL, nr. CHESTER

CONCERTS, CEILIDHS, WORKSHOPS, SINGAROUNDS, SESSIONS
DISPLAYS, CRAFT FAIR, FAMILY EVENTS & CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINMENT

  • Merry Hell Acoustic Merry Hell Acoustic
  • Galleon Blast Galleon Blast
  • The Will Pound Trio Will Pound’s ‘Through the Seasons’
  • Jez Lowe Jez Lowe
  • Granny’s Attic Granny’s Attic
  • Jim Moray Jim Moray
  • Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
  • Les Barker Les Barker
  • Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer
  • GreenMatthews GreenMatthews
  • Steve Tilston Steve Tilston
  • Hannah James Hannah James
  • Quicksilver Quicksilver
  • Rosie Hood Rosie Hood
  • Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmiths Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith
  • Trials of Cato Trials of Cato

Performing Artists:
(click on individual artist names to get more details)

Merry Hell Acoustic (Sat) · Galleon Blast (Sun)

Will Pound’s ‘Through the Seasons’ (Sat)

Jez Lowe (Sat/Sun) · Granny’s Attic (Mon) · Jim Moray (Sun)

Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar (Sat/Sun) · Les Barker (Sat)

Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer (W/E) · GreenMatthews (W/E)

Steve Tilston (Sun/Mon) · Hannah James (Sat/Sun)

Quicksilver (Sun) · Rosie Hood (Sun/Mon)

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith (Sun/Mon) · Trials of Cato (Sat/Mon)

Full House (W/E) · The Time Bandits (W/E) · Fiddlestone (W/E)

The Waite Collective (W/E) · Wet The Tea (W/E) · Deportees (W/E)

Graham Bellinger (W/E) · Close Quarters (W/E) · Rose Price (W/E)

Bill Malkin & John Sylvester (Mon) · Charlotte Peters Rock (W/E)

The Peace Through Folk Choir with Lester Simpson (Sun)

Steerage Class (W/E) · John Finnan & Frank Welcomme (W/E)

Love Music Trust Young Folk Ensemble (W/E)

Dance bands & callers:

The Relentless Ceilidh Band (Sat) · The Time Bandits (Fri)

Purcell's Polyphonic Party (Sun) · Full House (Mon) · GEM (Sat)

Baz Parkes (Sat/Mon) · Bob Morgan (W/E) · Mo Waddington (Sat)

Display sides:

Southport Swords (Sat) · Kinnerton Morris Men (Sat)

Oakenyouth Rapper (Sun) · Oakenhoof Clog (Sun)

Bradshaw Mummers (W/E) · Chester City Morris Men (W/E)

Shrewsbury Lasses (Mon) · Bull & Pump Morris Men (Mon)

Shrewsbury Clog (Mon)

Special Events & Other Entertainment:

Will Pound’s ‘Through the Seasons’ - Saturday 4.30 pm

‘The Wind in the Willows’ – Sunday 3 pm

Tune workshops with Midswégan – all weekend

‘From Bodice to Boardroom’ – Monday 5.30 pm

Children's Entertainment all weekend from:
Panic Circus

Provisonal Festival Programme

Chester Folk Festival Workshops Displays Timetable

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