Postponements & Cancellations

As we re-open, some events may still be cancelled. If you hold tickets to a cancelled event, rest assured your tickets are protected and we will contact you in due course about your options for a refund or, where available, re-booking to another date.

Please be patient and wait to be contacted. The phone lines remain closed and the Wheeler Street box office is open from 6 pm on performance days for ticket collections only.

If you need to contact Box Office, please send an email to and we will respond as soon as we are able. Please note, we are currently experiencing a very high volume of emails and may take a few days to get back to you.

The Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020

We are excited to announce Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020, a unique event to mark the Festival weekend by inviting you to create your own festival atmosphere at home and enjoy a host of special entertainment and activities.

Visit our Facebook page to see the latest videos from artists and workshop leaders being posted throughout the weekend >>>

Running during the scheduled dates of the 2020 festival, Thursday 30th July to Sunday 2nd August, Cambridge Folk Festival at Home 2020 will include a mix of exclusive video content from artists and workshop leaders plus a Cambridge-curated playlists which can be streamed on Spotify HERE.

What's more, both BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio Cambridgeshire have announced plans for the Cambridge weekend. BBC Radio 2 have announced their own Virtual Folk Festival, taking place the very same Saturday as Cambridge with Yusuf / Cat Stevens as a headliner. Yusuf / Cat Stevens was due to headline Cambridge this year, so having him on BBC Radio 2 will make a great way to celebrate the Cambridge Folk Festival at Home.

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire have an exciting programme in the works that will last you all weekend, from Thursday afternoon to Sunday night. Presented by Sue Marchant, your weekend soundtrack will be ready-made for you.

As part of the Festival’s celebrations, BBC Folk Singer of the Year Bella Hardy will lead the Cambridge Folk Festival’s Virtual Choir. A long-time performer at the Festival, Bella Hardy helped introduce The Hub in 2006 as a music making area for young people. Look out for the Virtual Choir's performance of The Parting Glass in three-part harmony during the festival.

Another highlight of the weekend will be the Songlines Interview, featuring Songlines Magazine editor Jo Frost in conversation with Fatoumata Diawara, which will be available to watch on Facebook.

Further talks and workshops being run remotely over the course of the weekend will include a talk about environmentalism from folk singer Sam Lee, a storytelling workshop with Alex Ultradish, a movement workshop created by Debbie Norris, who choreographed the folk ballet The Sisters of Elva Hill which premiered at the 2019 Festival, and yoga sessions.

Visit our Facebook page to see the latest videos from artists and workshop leaders being posted throughout the weekend >>>

You can donate to support the Cambridge Folk Festival at Home and our artists right hereAfter covering certain costs for the Festival, which have been kept to a minimum, funds will be shared with 75% divided between this year's artists and 25% going to Help Musicians UK.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back once again in 2021, Thursday 29th July to Sunday 1st August.


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