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Thurs 30th May to Sun 2nd June 2019

4 MAIN STAGE CONCERTS:

              7pm -- FRIDAY 31st MAY                 

Gerry Ffrench

Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer

Jim Moray

CHRIS WHILE & JULIE MATTHEWS

 

          12-45pm -- SATURDAY 1st JUNE             

Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer

Henry Priestman & Les Glover

THE WILSONS

ELBOW JANE

 

               7-15pm -- SATURDAY 1st JUNE             

The Drystones

THE WILSONS,

SAM KELLY TRIO

and featuring special guests

THE UPBEAT BEATLES

 

                 1pm -- SUNDAY 2nd JUNE                       

The Deportees

Wet the Tea

Harbour Moon, 

JACQUI McDONALD

TOM McCONVILLE BAND

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FRINGE EVENTS:

Thursday night - 'Sing in the Festival' 

Open Mic Night, Mini-concerts

'Chances to Meet', Folk Club concerts

Singers' and musicians' sessions, Singarounds

Various training workshops including:

Ukulele, Guitar, Songwriting, Poetry

Training in Bodhran and Whistle by 'Folkus'

(Folk Arts Network in the North West)

Morris and Appalachian Dance Displays

Craft Fair

Sunday 'Sing Out The Festival' night

MORE DETAIL CAN BE FOUND

ON THE PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE ENTITLED

'FESTIVAL FRINGE EVENTS - BY DAY'
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FESTIVAL VENUE: 

Our friendly all-on-one-site festival

is located at

The Whitby Club and grounds,

Chester Road/Dunkirk Lane, 

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 6QF.   

Real ale and good food available in the main lounge. 

Venue is five minutes drive from the M53 motorway

 
FESTIVAL CAMPSITE: 

Opens at: -

3pm Thursday 30th May
and closes at: -

12 noon Monday 3rd June

It is a large sports field of mainly football, cricket and rugby pitches.

The camping area is NOT ON any of the pitches.

There is a small hard standing area. 

There are portable toilets on-site and 

toilets and showers in the main building.

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ON-SITE FESTIVAL OFFICE:

Opens at 12noon on Friday 31st May 2019

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GENERAL ENQUIRIES: 

Before festival - 0151-678-9902    

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: 
Chester Zoo, Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks Retail Park, 
National Waterways Museum & Canal Centre,
 all within 5 to 15 minutes drive. 
There is a regular bus service into Chester from outside the venue.
 Liverpool city centre is thirty minutes drive away via the M53.
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FESTIVAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 
Please note tickets cannot be purchased for performances of individual acts alone.
The festival committee does not guarantee that artistes named in the festival programme
publicity will perform as scheduled, or at all,
if unforeseen circumstances prevail.
Every effort however will be made to present the programme as advertised.
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TO JOIN OUR MAILING LIST:   
Please email  --  folksingerjohn@aol.com

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