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14th WIRRAL FOLK FESTIVAL
Thurs 30 May to Sun 2 June 2019

 

MAIN STAGE CONCERTS:


7pm -- Friday                   

Gerry Ffrench

Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer

Jim Moray

CHRIS WHILE & JULIE MATTHEWS

 

12-45pm -- Saturday             

Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer

Henry Priestman & Les Glover

THE WILSONS

ELBOW JANE

 

7-15pm -- Saturday               

The Drystones

THE WILSONS,

SAM KELLY TRIO and special guests

THE UPBEAT BEATLES

 

1pm -- Sunday                       

The Deportees

Wet the Tea

Harbour Moon,

JACQUI McDONALD

TOM McCONVILLE BAND



OTHER ARTISTES      

Full programme to appear on this

website shortly

                                         

 

OTHER EVENTS:

Thursday night - 'Sing in the Festival'

Open Mic Night, Mini-concerts,                                                                                                                               'Chances to Meet',  Folk Club concerts, 

Singers & 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 & Appalachian Dance Displays,

Craft Fair.

'Dance to The Upbeat Beatles'

'Sing out the Festival' Night

 

VENUE: 

Friendly all-on-one-site festival

at The Whitby Club and grounds,

Chester Road/Dunkirk Lane, Ellesmere

Port, Cheshire, CH65 6QF.   

Real ale and good food available in main

lounge at reasonable prices. Venue is five

minutes drive from the M53 motorway

 

CAMPSITE:   On sports field plus hard

standing facility - caravans and tents etc. 

Portaloos on-site. 

Toilets and showers in main building.

Open - 3pm Thursday 30th May until

12 noon Monday 3rd June. 



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WEEKEND TICKETS:    (4 nights)

Purchase before 1st March 2019:

Adult                £70     with camping    £85

Student             £60     with camping    £75

11-16 yrs          £35     with camping    £42  

under 11yrs      Free

 

Purchase from 1st March 2019:

Adult               £75      with camping    £90

Student            £64      with camping    £79

11-16 yrs         £37      with camping    £44 

under 11yrs    Free

 

OTHER TICKETS:  (no concessions or

camping available for the below tickets)

Friday all day £20    

Saturday afternoon £20     

Saturday evening £20     

Sunday all day £20      


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'EARLY BIRD' TICKETS ARE

NOW ON SALE AND CAN BE

PURCHASED

via the below-mentioned ticket agencies:

 

*    TICKET QUARTER:

https://www.ticketquarter.co.uk/Online/wirral-folk-festival

or ring 03448-000-410 - ACC Liverpool

Group, Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront,

L3 4FP (Echo Arena)



*    TICKETS WIRRAL:

www.ticketswirral.com

or ring 0151-666-0000 - Floral Pavilion

Theatre, Marine Promenade, New Brighton,

Wirral, CH45 2JS

 

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ON-SITE FESTIVAL OFFICE:

Opens at 12noon on Friday 31st May 2019

 

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.

 

FESTIVAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  

Please note tickets cannot be purchased for

the performances of individual acts alone.

The festival committee does not guarantee

that artistes named in the festival programme

or publicity will perform as scheduled, or

at all, if unforeseen circumstances prevail.   

Every effort will be made to present the

programme as advertised.

 

TO JOIN OUR MAILING LIST:   

Please email - folksingerjohn@aol.com