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Torver Folk Festival will be hold on Green Meadow, Torver, LA21 8BY. 
There will be directional signs to follow once in Torver.

 Friday 29th July (doors open 6.30pm)    and    Saturday 30th July (doors open 5.30pm)

Ticket Price: £10 for Friday,   £15 for Saturday.   Combined ticket price for both nights £20

Online bookings with  WeGotTickets  incur a 10% booking fee.
Tickets can also be purchased over the phone 015394 41552 or via email carolebarr2@aol.com

Tickets on the door, if available, will be cash only.

There will be food, refreshments and a bar on site.

Camping available next to venue for £5 per night per tent, caravan or camper van.
Phone 015394 41552 to book a plot.

There will be an Open Mike session on the Saturday afternoon when anyone can
bring along a guitar, banjo or javanese nose flute and entertain the crowds.

You can follow us on Facebook

Or find us on Where Can We Go - Britain's What's On Event Guide

Share Music

Torver Folk Festival is being promoted by Share Music,
a radio station streamed offline via sharemusic.me.

Share Music is operated by Share Radio, a national speech DAB station whose aim is to help demystify the world of money and business.   They work in association with UK Folk Festivals promoting such events all across the nation.
Please see their advert attached below.

Singers & Bands
Friday Night
Mike Williams 
My music career began at 13, with a washboard in 1956, followed 6 months later by promotion to the tea chest. It took another year of saving to buy my first guitar. Earliest influences included Buddy Holly & Johnny Cash, since followed by so many great singers from many different genres. Over all those years I have sung country, rock, folk and miscellaneous stuff.

Claire Farrell 
Claire sings a mix if traditional and contemporary folk with influences like Mary Black. Also some original songs with a French folk feel.

Gareth Knowles 
I play/sing contemporary folk songs and have written some of my own songs. I am relatively new to live performances but my music seems to be enjoyed.

The Blue Grass Project
Comprising guitar, fiddle bass, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and harmony vocals, The Bluegrass Project play a lively mix of traditional American folk with some surprise modern covers thrown in. For bookings please contact John on 07935208134 or message our Facebook page.

Saturday Night
John Bailey
From Manchester in the 60s Folk revival to the thriving music scene of Furness. From Child ballads and street songs to Eddie Vedder via Jesse Fuller, Country Joe, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Leonard Cohen, Tom Paxton, Richard Thompson etc. Unaccompanied or with 6 or 12 string guitar....... and spoons.

Celia Ketchell 
I play traditional and contemporary English and American folk music and also my own songs inspired by current events or people I meet. My influences include Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, and Richard Thompson.

Scott Larrabee 
I play early pre-war blues from the Mississippi Delta. My influences include Son House, Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Big Bill Broonzy, and Blind Lemon Jefferson. 

Sue Bousfield and Liz Moore have played together as Scold's Bridle for more the 40 years. Their superb harmonies and dynamic presentation promise the best of music with heaps of fun.

Chris Bannister
Talented singer/song writer presenting his own works alongside much loved classics and undiscovered folk songs. All this and his tribute to the music of John Denver have given him an international reputation lasting two decades.

Shallow Waters 
The band plays a wide range of folk music incorporating songs from The Civil Wars, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and the Lumineers. 
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