Swanage Folk Festival 2019


The Anchor Inn – Singing Sessions

Once again we are grateful to the Anchor for hosting our singing sessions. Alex and Noeleen of Murphy’s Lore/A Half of Murphy’s. The sessions will run on Saturday and Sunday from 2.00pm – 5.00pm.

White Swan – Irish Music Sessions – Saturday & Sunday Afternoons

Local Irish session players will be welcome to use this pub as the base for a session of fast and furious Irish music. The session will be on both the Saturday and Sunday but the space is only available in the afternoon.

Red Lion – English Music Sessions – Friday & Saturday Evenings

Bring your instruments to the rear garden at The Red Lion, and join Steve Earwicker and friends playing under cover of a marquee Friday and Saturday evenings.

The Old Stables Singing Session – Saturday From 7.30pm

Upstairs in the Old Stables, Commercial Road will provide a venue for our Saturday evening singing session and it will be run by Martin and Vera Jardine. They are a singing folk duo, a ceilidh band and they are sometimes joined by other musicians to form the No Strings Attached Folk Band or as Culpeppers Dish, a folk foursome.

The session will start at 7.30pm and the Old Stables will provide a bar serving hot and cold drinks.