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LINE-UP 2012 

    Barbara Dickson (OBE)                                            


         Kieran Goss

            Harvey Andrews

       Jez Lowe & the Bad Pennies

    Mike Silver & Jo Partridge

           The Tom McConville Band              Keith Donnelly         Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman         Bernard Wrigley  
          The Young 'Uns         Anthony John Clarke                 Elbow Jane  Edwina Hayes          
  Dylan OwenThe Jones Family Band     IldanachJaywalkers


 Vocal Point

  Mary McCombs

        Graham Bellinger

Dawn Beth Evans & Alan Hesford     


 Sarah Horn & James Cudworth


                 Brian Lupton

                         Stewart Lever    


          John Warburton


               Bernie Davis

  Wirral Ukulele Orchestra


           The Marrowbones

           The Survivors

            Chester Poets  

           The Tangerines

         Wirhalh Skip Felag      Ya Raqs Arabian Dancers              The Mersey Morris Men  Leap To Your Feet         

       Fireflies in concert



 Fireflies Ladies Singing Group                  Lamin Dumbuya        Mersey Rigger


The 2011 festival included some of the finest and most well-known performers on the folk circuit


    Richard Digance

     Vin Garbutt

        Other Roads
Peter Donegan & The Lonnie Donegan Band


         Hughie Jones

         Les Barker
   Anthony John Clarke
              Flossie Malavialle

           Kimber's Men

Martin Wyndham-Read


           Tom Topping Band



        Martin Pleass


       Niamh Boadle


       Gareth Davies-Jones


The Hut People

       The Jeps

        Anna Shannon

       Fake Thakray

    The Deacons

   Sylvester & Malkin

     Graham Bellinger

     Jamie Landsborough