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Chester Folk Festival Chester Folk Festival Next to the Lord Binning Pub

February Folk Day
Traditional Summer Festival Precursor

February Folk Day
Hoole Community Centre Westminster Road Hoole Chester CH2 3AU
2020 TBA

Chester Folk Festival 2019
Chester Folk Festival 1

Chester Folk Festival 2

Chester Folk Festival 2018 Lineup
Merry Hell Acoustic (Sat) · Galleon Blast (Sun)
Will Pound’s ‘Through the Seasons’ (Sat)
Jez Lowe (Sat/Sun) · Granny’s Attic (Mon) · Jim Moray (Sun)
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar (Sat/Sun) · Les Barker (Sat)
Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer (W/E) · GreenMatthews (W/E)
Steve Tilston (Sun/Mon) · Hannah James (Sat/Sun)
Quicksilver (Sun) · Rosie Hood (Sun/Mon)
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith (Sun/Mon) · Trials of Cato (Sat/Mon)
Full House (W/E) · The Time Bandits (W/E) · Fiddlestone (W/E)
The Waite Collective (W/E) · Wet The Tea (W/E) · Deportees (W/E)
Graham Bellinger (W/E) · Close Quarters (W/E) · Rose Price (W/E)
Bill Malkin & John Sylvester (Mon) · Charlotte Peters Rock (W/E)
The Peace Through Folk Choir with Lester Simpson (Sun)
Steerage Class (W/E) · John Finnan & Frank Welcomme (W/E)
Love Music Trust Young Folk Ensemble (W/E)
Dance bands & callers:
The Relentless Ceilidh Band (Sat) · The Time Bandits (Fri)
Purcell's Polyphonic Party (Sun) · Full House (Mon) · GEM (Sat)
Baz Parkes (Sat/Mon) · Bob Morgan (W/E) · Mo Waddington (Sat)

Display sides:

Southport Swords (Sat) · Kinnerton Morris Men (Sat)
Oakenyouth Rapper (Sun) · Oakenhoof Clog (Sun)
Bradshaw Mummers (W/E) · Chester City Morris Men (W/E)
Shrewsbury Lasses (Mon) · Bull & Pump Morris Men (Mon)
Shrewsbury Clog (Mon)

Special Events & Other Entertainment:

Will Pound’s ‘Through the Seasons’ - Saturday 4.30 pm
‘The Wind in the Willows’ – Sunday 3 pm
Tune workshops with Midswégan – all weekend
‘From Bodice to Boardroom’ – Monday 5.30 pm


Hoole Community Centre
Saturday 8pm 2017 TBA
£9 Tickets on the doo

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Chester Folk Festival
Near Chester

Chester Folk Festival is an annual four day event held in the Cheshire Village of Kelsall a few miles to the East of the City of Chester. Most of the action takes place in the field behind the Lord Binning Pub on Kesall Hill.
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Parking On-site and Road Parking

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Folk Nights

Raven Folk Club Raven Folk Club

Raven Folk Club

Bear and Billet Pub Lower Bridge Street
Lower Bridge Street
Sunday 11th May 2014
Phone 01244 343788 or email

The Web Master has Visited this establishment Date Visited 13th March 2016

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