Wimborne Welcomes Folk 21

Folk 21 is a rapidly expanding volunteer led organisation whose remit 'For 21st Century Folk' has attracted top names as patrons. Celebrated inspirational musicians, spanning the generations, such as: Eliza Carthy, Dave Swarbrick, Jez Lowe and Lucy Ward, are proud to be associated with Folk 21. The organisation encourages folk clubs, village hall concerts, arts centres and music cafes to thrive by providing networking opportunities and showcase events bringing new performers and venues together.

There are many young performers on the folk scene who perform original music as well as traditional. To showcase some of the fresh talent, we are holding two free entry afternoon events during the Wimborne Minster Folk Festival at the Allendale Centre in Wimborne. A baker's dozen acts are doing 25 minute sets from 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th June.

Artists performing include: Ange Hardy, recently awarded Female Vocalist of the Year by respected FATEA Magazine; local heroes Ninebarrow, voted Best Breakthrough act at Larmer Tree last year; Kelly Oliver, who has successfully come to the attention of BBC Radio 2's Bob Harris; and Sunjay Brayne who was recently nominated for a BBC 2 Folk Award.

No tickets required, just come along from 2.00 p.m. See you there?


Saturday 14th Sunday 15th
Ellie Ford Sanjay Brayne
Little Rach Lazibyrd
Jess Vincent Louise Jordan
George Frakes Kelly Oliver
Kirsty Bromley Ange Hardy
Alan West Ninebarrow
Forbes Moncrieff


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