Barking Folk Festival

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Barking Folk Festival

The Barking Folk Festival is one of the key events in our Summer of festivals’ programme.

Saturday 9 June 2018
Sunday 10 June 2018
11 am to 4 pm (Abbey Green)
4 pm to 9.30 pm (Abbey Ruins)
A free family festival celebrating the best in English and World folk music and dance plus poetry, street theatre, art and family fun!

English folk group The Unthanks, will headline the Sunday that will be a female led concert exploring the ‘art of protest’ – other exciting acts include award winning singer-songwriter Lucy Ward, folk singer-songwriter Grace Petrie, fiddlesinger and songwriter Nancy Kerr and exciting folk band Stick In The Wheel.

Saturday’s line up includes British folk-punk band Skinny Lister, back by popular demand folk band Beans On Toast, Scottish singer-songwriter Kerri Watt and headlined by high energy punk folk act Ferocious Dog.