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Spotlight On: Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Posted on Wednesday 25th January 2023 at 16:45

Jimi Arundell

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Jimi Arundell


The world famous Shrewsbury Folk Festival invites you to experience a weekend packed full of fantastic music, showcasing the best in folk, Americana and world music, gathering fantastic performers from around the globe. 

The family friendly festival returns to West Midlands Showground this summer, taking place from Friday 25th to Monday 28th of August. CLICK HERE to get your Shrewsbury Folk Festival tickets with Gigantic. 

This year sees such stars as Billy Bragg, Oysterband, Breabach, Spiers & Boden plus Jiggy joined by the best bands, performers and songwriters covering a wide range of traditional sounds and contemporary styles. 



Getting to Shrewsbury Folk Festival couldn’t be easier, with free shuttle buses taking you to and from the nearby town and onsite parking. Choose from camping, boasting fantastic facilities and showers, or bring your own campervan or caravan.  

And if that wasn’t enough, guests are welcome to sample the sumptuous food and drink from the many stalls, join in the workshops, visit the craft fairs and enjoy the many additional entertainments with events organised especially for young people! 



📆 August 

25-28/08   Shrewsbury Folk Festival – West Midlands Showground, Shrewsbury 

Shrewsbury Folk Festival tickets are currently available with Gigantic. 

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