ABOUT BATH FOLK FESTIVAL


Bath Folk Festival is a grass roots festival run by and for musicians and dancers who are passionate about folk culture.



BACKGROUND


Bath Folk Festival was founded in 2009 and has already established a reputation as one of the most exciting new folk festivals to emerge in the UK. Over the last six years we have attracted internationally acclaimed acts and a wealth of local talent, brought together by the vision of Festival founders, Marick and Louise Baxter.

The festival is run entirely by volunteers and aims to bring folk music, dance and storytelling to all areas of Bath.


ARTISTIC DIRECTOR


Marick Baxter

Marick Baxter

Artistic Director



FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS


BATH FOLK FESTIVAL 2012


Bath Folk Festival 2012 highlights included performances by Spires and Boden, Spiro, Tim Edey and Brendan Power, Dave Swarbrick, Mawkin and many more.

BATH FOLK FESTIVAL 2013


Bath Folk Festival 2013 highlights included performances by Lunasa, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, Rory McLeod, The Danien O’Kane Trio, Ards CCE and many more.

BATH FOLK FESTIVAL 2014


Bath Folk Festival 2014 highlights included performances by Martin Carthy, Sheelanagig, Clive Carroll, The Gavin Davenport Band, Miranda Sykes and many more.


FESTIVAL INFO


Bath Folk Festival is a company limited by guarantee.
Registration Number: 8556130