Ely Folk Festival set for bumper three days with only a handful of tickets left for two out of the three days

23:00 09 July 2014

Breabach

Breabach

Archant

Ely Folk Festival begins on Friday with just a handful of tickets remaining for the opening evening and Sunday’s events.

More than 30 folk and roots acts will perform at the festival, off Downham Road, from July 11-13.

Acts include international singing star Eddi Reader, Scottish band Breabach, acclaimed singer-songwriter Steve Knightley, Martyn Joseph, The Carrivick Sisters, Vin Garbutt and Blackbeard’s Tea Party.

Fionnuala Lennon, from the festival, said: “I think the great weather has meant lots of people have decided it would be fun to get their tents out and camp at the festival this year, so we are now sold out of both weekend and Saturday tickets.

“This year’s line-up is one of our most exciting and varied for many years and has really proved popular with music lovers.

“Aside from the concerts, we’ve got ceilidhs, children’s ­entertainment, workshops, music sessions and a well-stocked beer tent.

“And, of course, the festival Morris procession will dance its way through the streets of Ely on the morning of July 12.”

Reduced price tickets for concessions and young people are available, while children under 10 get free entry.

Details about ticket prices and how to book are available at www.elyfolkfestival.co.uk

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Wisbech Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Wisbech Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Wisbech Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Yesterday, 14:31
Former NER carriage

Uncertainty has prompted the Bramley Line – the organisation fighting to reopen the March to Wisbech link – to only undertake “minimal track maintenance” until its future is decided.

Yesterday, 13:35
Don't use 101 for now says police

The 101 non emergency number for Cambridgeshire police is back working.

Yesterday, 11:41
Illegal exports to Iran by Cambs businessman

The managing director of a Cambridgeshire company who exported over £3 million worth of banned products to Iran must repay £68,000 of “criminal profits”.

Yesterday, 10:27
Chris Humphries, assistant director of the Clinical Commissioning Group.

A health summit was held at Chatteris to discuss how to improve provision in Fenland.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

E-edition