England – North West Festival Directory

NW 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:

Love Folk Festival The Atkinson, Southport 10-11 Feb 2017 website
Manchester Irish Festival Manchester 3-19 Mar 2017 website
Mellor Brook Fiddle Day Mellor Brook, nr Blackburn Lancashire 11 Mar 2017 website
Shennaghys Jiu Celtic Youth Festival Ramsey, Isle of Man 7-10 Apr 2017 website
Ireby Festival Ireby, nr Wigton, Cumbria 26-27 May 2017 website
Chester Folk Festival Kelsall, Nr Chester 26-29 May 2017 website
Morland Scottish Country Dancing Week Morland, Penrith, Cumbria 29 May-3 Jun 2017 website
Big Whistle Festival Bury, Lancs. 5-6 May 2017 website
Big Wheel Blues Festival Douglas, Isle of Man 6 May 2017 website
Stepping Stones Festival Kirklinton Hall, Carlisle, Cumbria 9-11 Jun 2017 website
Lymm Festival Lymm, Cheshire 22 Jun-2 Jul 2017 website
Middlewich FAB Festival Middlewich, Cheshire 16-18 Jun 2017 website
Africa Oye Sefton Park, Liverpool 17-18 Jun 2017 website
Wirral Folk On The Coast Festival Ellesmere Port, Cheshire 1-4 Jun 2017 website
Dentdale Music And Beer Festival Dent, Cumbria 23-25 Jun 2017 website
Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival Peel, Isle of Man 12-16 Jul 2017 website
Folk Camps Weekend for Singers Bampton, Cumbria 13-16 Jul 2017 website
The Beatherder Festival Ribble Valley, Lancs 14-16 Jul 2016 website
Liverpool Arab Arts Festival Liverpool 8-16 Jul 2017 website
Music On The Marr Castle Carrock, Brampton, Cumbria 20-23 Jul 2017 website
Maryport Blues Festival Maryport, Cumbria 28-30 Jul 2017 website
Furness Tradition Festival Ulverston, Cumbria 7-9 Jul 2017 website
Morland Folk Dance Week nr Penrith, Cumbria 12-19 Aug 2017 website
Just So 2017 Rode Hall, Cheshire 18-20 Aug 2017 website
Great British Rhythm & Blues
Festival
Colne, Lancs 25-27 Aug 2017 website
Solfest Tarns, nr Aspatria, Cumbria 25-27 Aug 2017 website
Folk Camps Family Bank Holiday Weekend Bampton, Cumbria Aug 2017 website
Big Wheel Blues Festival Laxey, Isle of Man 9 Sep 2017 website
Ramsbottom Festival Ramsbottom, Bury, Greater Manchester 15-17 Sep 2017 website
Fleetwood Folk and Blues Weekend Fleetwood, Fylde, Lancs 1-3 Sep 2017 website
Homegrown Festival Bury, Lancs. Oct 2017 website
English Folk Expo Bury, Lancs. Oct 2017 website
Liverpool Irish Festival Liverpool 19-29 Oct 2017 website
Manchester Folk Festival Manchester 19-21 Oct 2017 website
English Folk Expo Manchester 19-22 Oct 2017 website

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