Top Image
          The 42nd Fylde Folk Festival takes place from Friday 29th until Sunday 31st August 2014 at various venues Fleetwood, Fylde, Lancashire and promises to be a celebration of Folk Music Song and Dance. The Fylde Folk Festival attracts around 3000 people every year including festival & club organisers, agents, concert promoters, arts organisations etc who have come to enjoy the music and the friendly atmosphere in the various hotels, pubs and outdoor events.


2014 WEEKEND TICKETS ON SALE NOW
WEEKEND TICKETS ONLY £70
Until 31st March 2014 (Saving over 12%)
BUY NOW AT www.marinehall.co.uk
PDF Event & Booking Form
Artists booked 2014
Shooglenifty (Scot) Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman ( Best Duo Folk Awards) Roy Bailey, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, Urban Folk Quartet, Isla St. Clair (Scot), Lady Maisery, Dallaghan(Eire), Tom Lewis, Poles Apart (Pol), Allan Yn Y Fan(Wal),The Young=uns, Steve Tilston(Thurs), Gren Bartley Band, Barluath (Scot),Shane Hennessy (Eire) Gary & Vera Aspey, Alan Bell Band, Hughie Jones, Scolds Bridle, Steve Turner, The Jeps, Stanley Accrington, Goat Roper Band, Derek Gifford, The Captain=s Crew, Steve Turner, Hard Times, Niamh Boadle (BBC Young Folk Award Finalist), Thistle, Troubadour, Ian Gartside Band, Peter & Barbara Snape, Andrew Green, Camellia, Blue Pig Orchestra, Howard Bond, Past Carin, Red Duster, Bruce Hogg, The A69 Band with Dave Peters, Ursula Holden-Gill, Rantum Scantum, Joe & Maureen Nicholson, Linda Jennings, Festival Ceilidh Band, Dave Walmisley, Gallimaufry Dance Band, Richard Moss, Rapunzel & Sedayne, Ian Brandwood, Paul D. Wrigley, Jenny Coxon, Ramblin Riversiders, Fred Rose, Spitting on A Roast, Southport Strings, Clare Bakewell, Cartoon Food, Tamsin Porter, Liquidambar, Nine Tenths Below,Orchestra in Folkus, Julian Taylor, Fleetwood Mashers.
Festival Information
Comperes Ali O'Brien, Ron Baxter, Joe Boe, Hector Christie, Anne Green, Dave Jones, Mick Peat, Clive Pownceby, Pete Rimmer, Pat Ryan, Jim Smith.
Clog Dance Champions Chas Fraser, Harry Cowgill, Melanie Barber.
Dance Teams Addison Rapper, Over Wyre Cloggers, Singleton Cloggers.
Street Entertainers Flipjack Jugglers. Fiddling Green Jig Machine.
Special EventsEarthbound - Lancashire Fears & Curiosities. Young Performers Competition. Lancashire Society Showcase, Lancashire vs Yorkshire Singing Competition. Worst Singer in the World Competition. Tour of Trawler -The Jacinta.
The Alan Bell 80th Birthday Band Show.

FREE: Entry to Craft Fair (Weekend Tickets Holders Only) FREE: Showers (Weekend Ticket Holders Only)

TICKETS ON SALE NOW
WEEKEND TICKETS ONLY £70 to 31st March
WEEKEND TICKETS £75 From 1st April To 30th June
WEEKEND TICKETS £80 From 1st July and at door.

SATURDAY ALL-DAY TICKET £35. SESSION TICKETS FROM ONLY £8.00
Children under 11yrs FREE. Children 11- 16 yrs half price
Camp OR Caravan site. Adults £10 per person for weekend.(Weekend ticket holders)
Flower
    Fylde Highlights


Flower
  Festival Contact
FESTIVAL OFFICE
Please Tel: 01253 872317
fyldefolkfestival@outlook.com

Craft Fair Contact

Norma Allott to hire your stall space
call: 01253 701 699 or 0779 1174 347
n.allott@btinternet.com

LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE CLOG DANCING CONTESTS
Melanie Barber
melanieclog@gmail.com

Work Shops & Young Performers Contest
Rusty Wright - Call: 01253 885203
rustyandstu@poulton165.fsnet.co.uk

Festival Stewards
CHIEF STEWARD - Lindsey Langhorne. Call: 01253 875 551
lindsey.langhorne@btinternet.com


FESTIVAL CAMPSITE
is situated on the seafront at Princes Way, within walking distance of the Marine Hall. Toilets including disabled loo on site. Site is stewarded all weekend. Free Festival Minibus Service from Camp Site at peak times.

FESTIVAL CARAVAN SITE
is situated on the seafront & is hard-standing. It is within five minutes walk of the Marine Hall. The site is opposite the Mount Hotel. Toilets on site. Site is stewarded all weekend. If the caravan site is fully booked there are local Caravan Parks. Please telephone Tourist Information 01253 773953 CAMP & CARAVAN

SITES OPEN FROM THURSDAY 28TH AUGUST 12 NOON
TO 12 NOON
MONDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 2014
CAMP AND CARAVAN PERMITS FOR 2014
Available to Weekend Ticket Holders ONLY. The fee is £10.00 per Adult for the weekend. This fee applies to all people over 16 years of age who want to use the Camp or Caravan Sites during the festival weekend. For children 11 years to 16 years please request a camp/caravan permit (free). Children under 11 years of age do not need a permit. Camp or Caravan Permits should be ordered and paid for when you book your Festival Tickets (see the booking form)

GENERAL INFORMATION
The Fylde Folk Festival is based in Fleetwood, Lancashire, north of Blackpool on the Fylde Coast west of Preston.

MAIN FESTIVAL VENUE
Marine Hall - The Esplanade in Fleetwood. • This is where you check in on arrival. Festival Ticket & Information Desks in the Foyer open from 10.30am on Friday & 9.30am on Saturday and Sunday of the festival. • Facilities include:
Marine Café, Wyre Lounge Bar (over 18’s only) Disabled access & disabled toilet. Car Parking. Visit the website: www.marinehall.co.uk

ACCOMMODATION
Visit Wyre Borough Council website at www.wyrebc.gov.uk and follow links to Tourist Information.
The Wyre Guide is available through the post from:
Wyre Tourism Dept. Wyre Borough Council, Civic Centre, Breck Road, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancs FY6 7PU or Tel: 01253 891000
• Local Tourist Information Centre Tel 01253 773953 email fleetwoodtic@wyrebc.gov.uk

HOW TO GET TO FYLDE:
BY CAR: Follow M6 to the junction with M55 (Fleetwood/Blackpool) north of Preston.
Join M55 & follow it tojunction 3 (A585). Join A585(Fleetwood) & follow it to Fleetwood. COACH - book to Fleetwood, Lancashire

By RAIL - travel to Preston. At Preston change trains for Blackpool North. (No rail connection to Fleetwood).

Onward journey to Fleetwood by Bus:
From Blackpool North Station, turn left out of the station and left on to Talbot Road. The bus stop is 100 yards up Talbot Road.

The Bus for Fleetwood is No 14.
For the Festival Camp Site book to the Queens Hotel, Beach Road. Go up Beach Road to the Esplanade. You will see the Camp Site across the road on Princes Way.

For the Marine Hall (main venue) book to the Ferry Terminus and follow the signs along the Esplanade to the Marine Hall.

Tramway The brand new Blackpool to Fleetwood Tramway opens in early summer 2014. Brand new superfast trams have replaced the old trams. Tram Stop for Fleetwood is on the promenade, on the seaside of the tram track. Book to the Ferry Terminus at Fleetwood. Follow signs to the Marine Hall along the Esplanade.