The Den is the festival’s space for young, up-and-coming acts, presenting the stars of tomorrow in an intimate and relaxed environment.
Cambridge Folk Festival has always had a special relationship with talent across all the stages and The Den is seen as equally important for artists and festival-goers alike. Set in a beautiful Indian marquee, the stage offers a real ‘up close and personal’ experience whereby performers can nurture their live performance skills.
Past performers have gone on to global success and can credit Cambridge as one of their big breaks. From Ward Thomas, The Staves and Passenger to The Wandering Hearts and Jake Bugg, The Den has been THE place to see the future of folk music.
Lucy Grubb | The Frampton Sisters | Katey Brookes | Ben Denny Mo
Jamie Yost | Chris Fox | Cattle & Cane | Shadowlark | Katherine Priddy | Michael Walsh & Qaurehawk | Chloe Foy | DnA: Delyth & Angharad Jenkins | Jack Rutter | The Gentle Good
Rusty Shackle | The Vanguards | Windjammer | The Marriage | Rosie Carney | Joshua Burnside | Winter Springs | Copper Viper | Calum Gilligan | Masta T
Young Monarch | Stables | Emily Mae Winters | Jacob & Drinkwater | Crooked Weather | Archie Faulks | Jonas and Jane | Caitlin Gilligan
Above: The Den at the 2018 Folk Festival (Photos John Scott)