England – North West Festival Directory

The Spiral Earth, in association with fROOTS magazine, directory of folk, roots, blues and world music festivals in Lancashire, Cumbria, Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire. Click on the icons on the map below for more detail, to make it full screen click the button in the top right. Scroll down the page for the listings:


Manchester Irish Festival Manchester 2-18 Mar 2018 website
Shennaghys Jiu Celtic Youth Festival Ramsey, Isle of Man 30 Mar-2 Apr website
Big Whistle Festival Bury, Lancs. 12 May 2018 website
Sailortown Maritime Day Fleetwood, Lancs. 13 May 2018
Ireby Festival Ireby, nr Wigton, Cumbria 25-26 May 2018 website
Chester Folk Festival Kelsall, Nr Chester 25-28 May 2018 website
Morland Scottish Country Dancing Week Morland, Penrith, Cumbria 27 May-1 Jun website
Middlewich FAB Festival Middlewich, Cheshire 15-17 Jun 2018 website
Africa Oyé Sefton Park, Liverpool 16-17 Jun 2018 website
Lymm Festival Lymm, Cheshire 21 Jun-1 Jul website
Dentdale Music And Beer Festival Dent, Cumbria 22-24 Jun 2018 website
Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival Peel, Isle of Man 11-15 Jul 2018 website
Folk Camps Weekend for Singers Bampton, Cumbria 12-15 Jul 2018 website
Big Wheel Blues Festival Douglas, Isle of Man 13-14 Jul 2018 website
Furness Tradition Festival Ulverston, Cumbria 13-15 Jul 2018 website
The Beatherder Festival Ribble Valley, Lancs 13-15 Jul 2018 website
Music On The Marr Castle Carrock, Brampton, Cumbria 19-22 Jul 2018 website
Morland Folk Dance Week nr Penrith, Cumbria 11-18 Aug 2018 website
Just So 2018 Rode Hall, Cheshire 17-19 Aug 2018 website
Great British Rhythm & Blues
Colne, Lancs 24-26 Aug 2018 website
Solfest Tarns, nr Aspatria, Cumbria 24-26 Aug 2018 website
Fleetwood Folk and Blues Weekend Fleetwood, Fylde, Lancs 31 Aug-2 Sep website
Head For The Hills Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 14-16 Sep 2018 website
English Folk Expo Manchester 18-21 Oct 2018 website
Manchester Folk Festival Manchester 18-21 Oct 2018 website
Liverpool Irish Festival Liverpool 18-28 Oct 2018 website

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