The 24th Annual Black Sheep Otley Folk Festival

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The 24th Annual Black Sheep Otley Folk Festival

The following information has been lifted from the following link & elsewhere, while their previous website is offline:

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The 24th Annual Black Sheep Otley Folk Festival takes place over 3 days from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th September 2015, at various venues, Wharfedale, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1XP, England

It’s a folk festival that’s said to have a distinctly family feel, with a variety of events taking place at different venues around the picturesque market town of Wharfedale, between Ilkley and Leeds on the A660.

Artists confirmed: The New Rope String Band, Coope Boyes & Simpson, O’Hooley & Tidow, Allan Taylor, Flossie Mallavialle, PlumHall, Duncan McFarlane Band, Mic & Susie Darling, Dave Vermond, The Hall Brothers, Jon Palmer Band, Yan Tan Tether, The Lonely Mr. Punch, Roisin Ban, Bayou Gumbo, The Fireside Nights, Phil Langran Band, Hall Brothers, Gloria, The Jon Palmer Band, Harry Scurfield, Robin Garside, Steve Chapman Smith, Richard Kitson, E.R. Thorpe, Dean Geary, The Storm Trees, Gerry McNeice, Jim Potter, Summercross, Phil Snell & Gerry Cooper, The Fringe Sisters, Zeke Deighton, The Wetherby Chorale, Copper Kettle, Gumtrio, Mike Wood, Swanyard Songwriters, The Twangles. Anne Jackson, Glen Folk…

Dance sides include: Black Swan Rapper, Bridgate Morris, Flash Co., Great Yorkshire Morris, Jet Set Border Morris, Kitchen Taps, Lady Bay Revellers, Ragged Robin Morris, Sprial Dancers Maypole Team, Wayzgoose…

There are also callers, dance troupes, and Morris sides ~ workshops ~ and real ale…

Early bird tickets are priced at £55 (concessions £50) for adults for the whole weekend, teen tickets are priced at £29 for 12-15yr olds. Day tickets are priced at £24 for Friday and £33 for Saturday or Sunday. Camping is priced at £7.50 per person per night. The weekend ticket covers all events from Friday evening through to Sunday night.

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( ? ~ Of the available information there were conflicting starting dates for the ‘start’ of this festival, Thursday the 17th in one place, Friday the 18th on the poster ~ ? )

( ? ) Thursday the 17th of September ( ? ) ~ There may be a small extra charge for Thursday’s events which kick off with an acoustic evening at the Red Lion, a concert at Korks Wine Bar (the home of Otley Folk Club,) and a folk night at the Cricket Club. ( ? )