Broadstairs Folk Week

Broadstairs Folk Week a celebration of folk music and dance in its 54th year featuring hundreds of musicians and performers in almost every available venue in Broadstairs. Around 450 separate events are crammed into one week. 

*Enjoy concerts featuring top folk musicians such as Jon Boden & the Remnant Kings, the Poozies, Tim Edey, The Willows. Megson, Granny’s Attic.

*Over 45 workshops for all abilities in music, song and dance 

*A full Children's programme of events including daily free Hobby Horse Club at the Bandstand with Clarence the Dragon and the Hooden Horses who are the mascots of the festival

*Smaller events include Folk Clubs, Meet the Artist, Singarounds, Playarounds, a Poetry share every morning, talks on the Liverpool song tradition, the Celtic Harp and sea shanties – and a sea shanty session on the Jetty

*Visit the popular Craft and Music Fair next to the Bandstand to find a great range of stalls selling everything from musical instruments, hand-made knitted goods, retro dresses, original lino-cuts, pottery, jewellery, leather bags, prints and mouth-watering food.

Some events are free and some ticketed. Click here for ticketing details  


Venues around the town