Entries by Jo Cunningham

Festival lifeline grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has been awarded £93,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today. The four-day annual event is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the […]

Order your festival beer!

As anyone who has ever been to the festival knows, great real ale is a key component of our line up! So we’ve teamed up with our friends at the Salopian Brewery to bring you some of its finest beers delivered direct to your doorstep so you can recreate the festival atmosphere at home. You can order […]

Save the date for Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival

  The thought of an August Bank Holiday without our annual dose of SFF magic was unthinkable so we’ve created Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival to take place on Saturday and Sunday August 29 and 30. It will be two days of music, dance, workshops and other festival related fun to keep you going until the ‘real’ thing […]

Festival postponement

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have decided to postpone this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival. It will now take place from August 27th – 30th, 2021. We know that many people will be disappointed – we are too. Our small team is hugely passionate about the festival and our summer just won’t […]

Covid-19 response

We are keeping a very close eye on how the landscape is changing in relation to the coronavirus. Advice is currently that it is likely to peak before the summer. At the moment, preparation is continuing as normal and we expect the festival to take place in August. We know it’s testing times for everyone […]

Best Midlands & Shropshire Music Festival

🎉🎉🎉 WE ARE THE BEST MIDLANDS MUSIC & BEST SHROPSHIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL! 🎉🎉🎉 With all that is going on in the world at the moment, we were over the moon to get this good news – we picked up not one but two awards in the Shropshire What’s On Readers Awards for Best Midlands Music Festival and Best Shropshire […]