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Saltburn Folk Festival

13th - 16th August 2020

Saltburn Folk Festival Artists

Artists: Please contact Ken Hall Director (Artists & Programme) +44(0)7855 543925 or artists@saltburnfolkfestival.com.

Special Events for 2020 (TBC)

  • Newcastle University Folk Music Degree Showcase (the cream of the 2019 intake)
  • Saltburn: Huntcliff School collaborative performance (New work funded by PRS Foundation)
  • New work: Premier of new Graeme Miles Concert (The Ironopolis Singers)

Saltburn Friday Friends provides a friendly and supportive environment in which adults with additional and special needs can engage in enjoyable and purposeful activity aimed at encouraging increased independence and enhanced social interaction.  There will be workshops and other activities during the weekend.  (Registered Charity No 1177967)

Artists Invited So Far Include

  • O’hooley & Tidow
  • Narthen
  • Granny’s Attic
  • Archer, Matthews, Russell
  • Mrs Ackroyd
  • Jez Lowe
  • Bernard Wrigley
  • Steve Turner
  • Said the Maiden
  • She Shanties
  • Bill Adair & Miriam Backhouse (Erazmus)
  • The Wilsons
  • Marie Little
  • Stanley Accrington
  • The Hut People
  • Dick Miles
  • Doc Harvey & the Philistans
  • T’ Antiques Road Show (reformed specially for Saltburn 2020)
  • Don’t Feed the Peacocks
  • Nic Dow
  • Ailsa McKenzie
  • Monkey's Fist
  • Dogwatch

Dance sides & teams

  • Feet First (Appalachian)
  • Locos in Motion (Border Morris)
  • Darlington Mummers
  • Tower Ravens (Rapper)
  • Goathland Ploughstots

Ceilidh Bands

  • Róisín Bán Caller: Barry Evans

Street Entertainers

  • Zoot
  • Saltburn U3A Ukulele Band

Choirs

  • Fylingdales Folk Choir

Maritime

  • Monkey’s Fist
  • Dogwatch
  • Son of a Gun

Music Hall

  • Trevor Taylor

Workshops:

A range of workshops will be on offer including:

Appalachian Dulcimer Workshop: led by Liz Conway and Ailsa McKenzie Dulcimers will be available if you want to try one.

Meet my reeds: A workshop for Concertina Anglo/English, accordion, Melodion, Harmonica, Led by Dick Miles and other festival artists

Guitar workshop (Intermediate) led by Bill Adair and other festival guests

Friday Friends Ukulele workshop: led by Sarah Sharpe

Watch the home page for weekly additions.

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