Foxs Morris in their red and green tatters.
Throughout the weekend many of the performances are free to watch and listen to, where we charge for others. You are welcome to turn up to watch any of the free events, although arriving early makes sense.
Click on any of the events below to get more information about it. Each event shows where it is and what type of event it is, click on these to get more information.
At the bottom of this page is a map of the festival locations.
The programme is still being built and subject to change.
We are adding new acts as soon as they confirm,
and will confirm bands & days very soon.
Zdravetz are a Bulgarian dance group performing Horo dance at the 2022 Swanage Folk Festival.
Ragged Phoenix dance in the colours of the phoenix – red, orange, yellow and gold on black.
Cry Havoc dance in White and Black. White buzzard on back of black waistcoat- Purple ribbons on baldrics and bells.
Fleur De Lys ladies Morris in Violet and cream
Phoenix Morris in black breeches (or skirts)
Madder Mill Molly Molly dance in black top and bottoms with red braces, neckercheifs and black bowler hats with red ribbon.
Taeppas Tump are performing at the 2022 Swanage Folk Festival in their burgundy red skirts, white blouses and green aprons with decorated straw hats
New Forest Meddlars are performing in white trousers & shirt, purple waistcoat and purple/multi coloured tattered jackets.
Dr. Turberville’s tend to go dressed as pirates when dancing in Swanage.
There are over 50 dance sides performing on Saturday and Sunday, throughout the day. The groups are coming from across the UK and will mainly be performing along the sea front and in Victoria gardens.
Beetlecrushers perform in their traditional 1900 dress at the 2022 Swanage Folk Festival.
Performing at the 2022 Swanage Folk Festival is Wreckers Border Morris in their black and gold tatters.
New Moon Morris mainly dance in a Fusion style, but also a mix of other styles, in their colourful clothes.
Dorset Buttons are a north west ladies clog side, in red clogs, red and green dresses with blouses.
Bideford Phoenix Morris dance in a Cotswold style in their black knee length trousers, black shoes, white socks, white shirts, red Baldricks, blue neckerchief and red wavers.
The Ilfracombe Red Petticoats dance in the North West style in their Black skirt, white blouse and red waistcoat
Magog ladies dance in white dress with various coloured aprons and shawl for dancers, black waistcoats for musicians.
OBJ Morris dancers in Black, Green and white.
Sovicka-Slovak are a children’s Folk Dance Group performing Slovak traditional dance.
Wyld Morris perform a Cotswold style of Morris dancing.