Entries by Jo Cunningham

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 […]

2020 t-shirts available now!

Limited edition festival t-shirts are now available to order! We feel that, as sad as it is to lose the 2020 festival and that the wait for August 2021 will be tough, when it does get here it will be worth the wait! “A pleasure postponed is twice as sweet” as one festivalgoer wrote to […]

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 […]

Judy Collins leads second wave of artists announced

We have revealed the second wave of artists on our 2020 line up – topped by non other than American folk legend, Judy Collins!  Five time Grammy Award winning blues and Americana star Keb’ Mo’, Zimbabwean group Black Umfolosi, a rare show from the Seckou Keita Quintet, a unique interpretation of the work of Scotland’s […]