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Bermondsey Folk festival 2018 – Arfur Doo and The Toerags

Guitar, bass, cajon, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, flute, penny whistle and recorder combine for fast-paced, energetic tunes and delicate ballads.

Arfur Doo & the Toerags are a traditional Irish folk band with a few twists. Guitar, bass, cajon, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, flute, penny whistle and recorder combine for fast-paced, energetic tunes and delicate ballads.

Click here to register on Eventbrite. Entry is Free


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Bermondsey Folk Festival 2018 – Main Stage – Lisa Knapp, Circulus, Martin Carthy

From small beginnings the Bermondsey Folk Festival is starting to flourish as a calendar event in the London Folk Scene and we have the headline acts in the main stage to prove it: Lisa Knapp, Circulus and Martin Carthy

First on the stage from 2pm, you will discover award winning chanteuse Lisa Knapp; later on the indescribable Circulus will delight attendees with the unique psychedelic folk and closing the main stage performances will be modern folk’s greatest innovator Martin Carthy, purveying their finest wares.

There will Thrales Rapper and Irish Dance performances, choir music, poetry and more

Click here to register on Eventbrite.  Entry is Free

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Bermondsey Folk Festival 2018 First flyer is out!

Folk music fans and Bermondsey Folk Festival followers, behold, the our very first flyer for the BFF 2018 is out of the printer!

We are delighted to announce the main headline acts for this year’s edition of our popular Folk Festival in South London. Bermondsey which has a long music tradition is once more the home for top class musicians and bands to play on a day not to be forgotten!

With Martin Carthy, Lisa Knapp, Circulus and Arfur Doo and The Toerags plus many other acts to be announced. In the meantime, don’t forget to visit the Folk Music Singaround at Shortwave Cafe and organised by Cunning Folk. This monthly event is a platform for artists who wish to play at the Bermondsey Folk Festival as supporting acts. Remember to pencil in (or add electronically nowadays) these dates to your calendars:

8th September 2018 – Bermondsey Folk Festival returns to Market Place and nearby venues in The Blue, Bermondsey SE16

Shortwave Cafe Folk Music Singaround – Last Sunday of the month on the run up to the BFF 2018. BermondseyFolkFestival 2018_Teaser Flyer_v1