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Whitby Folk Week 2019
17th August 2019 to 23rd August 2019

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Special Events

This years special events will include:

Jimmy's Fiddle - The story of Georgian/Victorian Tyneside through the eyes of James Hill, The Geordie 'Paganini', featuring Tom McConville, Stewart Hardy, Jim Mageean, Alan Fitzsimmons and Natalie Rae.

The Road to Peterloo  - Ballads and Broadsides with Pete Coe,  Brian Peters and Laura Smyth


Choose from over 300 concerts over seven days spread across 50 venues.

Ceilidhs & Dances

Dance until you drop. We have Ceilidhs & Dances for everybody led by some of Englands best callers.

Family ceilidhs, late night ceilidhs, Playford dances, themed ceilidhs, the Northumbrian ceilidh, the Contra ceilidh. Take your pick!


Try your hand at anything from Melodeon to Medieval Dance, Banjo to Border, or join the Festival Orchestra. We endeavour to cater for all skill levels and abilities.

Perform your new found skills at the Workshop Showcase in our main venue, the Spa Pavilion.

Children’s Events

The young’uns are the future of our festival. Drop them off at the ‘Kids club’ with Ray & Bev Langton or while you go and see a concert or two.

Or see your kids transform a folk tale into a piece of drama at our ‘Children in Performance’ club.

We have something amazing for the young’uns almost all day, every day.



Whitby Folk Week 2019
Whitby Folk Week
51 Katrina Grove
West Yorks

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