Apply to Play 2023

Welcome to our Apply to Play page
We are thrilled to announce that Apply to Play at Cambridge Folk Festival 2023 is now open! Get your application submitted by 5pm Tuesday 30th May and you'll be in with a chance of gracing the stages of one of the longest running and prestigious folk festivals in the world.
All submissions must be submitted via the application form. We regret that we cannot accept applications any other way. Due to the high volume of applicants, only artists selected to perform will be notified.
Once applications have closed, all submissions will be reviewed by the Festival and successful applicant will be notified in early June.
Please note, if you are under the age of 18, an adult must apply on your behalf. Any applications received by anyone under the age of 18 will not be considered and your contact details will not be stored.
Please click here to access the Application Form.
Previous Apply to Play winners
2022- Loris and the Lion 
2019 – Masta T


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