We are delighted that for the 5th year running Songlines magazine has named us as one of the top 10 summer festivals for people to experience in 2015. It’s a great honour and we think it reflects the wide mix of music you can enjoy at our festival from traditional and contemporary to North American and […]
After months of negotiation, we can confirm the Richard Thompson Electric Trio as our final Sunday night headliner! Richard has been to Shrewsbury several times to perform solo acoustic sets but this is the first time we have persuaded him to give us a full-on electric performance. Rolling Stone voted him one of the best 20 guitarists of […]
Thanks to the folk at Gigs and Festivals who’ve named us as one of their top 10 dog friendly festivals – you can read the whole list here. It gives us the chance to gratuitously post a few nice pics too!
For 2015, we’re offering you the chance to get creative and design the festival’s commemorative t-shirt. Open to 2015 ticket holders only, the prize will be a free 2015 t-shirt and a free ticket to SFF in 2016 as well as that warm, fuzzy feeling you’ll get when you see people wearing the top you designed! Email your […]
We’ve unveiled a new line up of gigs that will held in Shrewsbury over the the winter and spring. As well as our patron and Oysterband frontman John Jones, we have Jim Moray, Kieran Goss, Mike Wilson and Damien Barber, and the upcoming young duo Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar. Rising star Emma Sweeney completes […]