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.

Youth Folk Music Opportunities

At The Cambridge Folk Festival you can see some of the best up and coming folk talent in the UK in The Den and get involved in fun folk music workshops at The Hub. But we are really keen to make sure that this exciting line up of artists and schedule of workshops doesn't just fit into the weekend of the Festival. There are plenty of opportunities throughout the UK to get involved with Youth Folk Music and on this page you will find some useful links and information about getting involved with different groups and go...beyond The Hub!

Opportunities across the UK:
English Folk Dance and Song Society  To find out more information please click here. 
National Folk Youth Ensemble - Celebrating excellence in youth folk music, bringing together talented young folk musicians from across England to create and perform inspiring new arrangements of folk music and work with leading folk artists. 
FolkWorks summer school -Three Folkworks Summer Schools bring together folk music enthusiasts in unique and exciting environments to play, sing and dance. 
Feis Rois - Exciting opportunities for people to participate in Scottish traditional music, song, dance and the Gaelic language.
Soundpost - Soundpost was started in 2011 by Fay Hield, Sam Sweeney, Andy Bell and Jon Boden to bring music, song and dance into people's lives through participation and performance.
Shooting Roots - Young people teaching young people at Sidmouth, Towersey and others.
ReFolkus - Workshops at Shrewsbury Folk Festival.
Digital Folk Project -  A detailed look at the uses, distributions and impacts of digital/digitised materials (e.g. recordings/transcriptions/manuscript reproductions) within England’s folk arts cultures.
Folk Music Map - An online map database of clubs and festivals.  
Halsway Manor - Young Halsway and Hothouse Festival.
NYFTE - National Youth Folklore Troupe of England.
Hands Up For Trad - A much-loved series of residential schools in traditional music for high school age (12-18) participants and an adult weekend for over 18s.
Opportunties in the Cambridge Area:
Cambridge Junction - The Fiver The Fiver gives local bands the opportunity to gain their first experience of the professional music industry, with professional mentoring and advice from the Cambridge Junction team.
Cambridgeshire Music Education Hub - An organisation set up to bring musicians and their supporters together.
Stapleford Granary - Stapleford Granary is a study centre for the arts and music in south Cambridge, offering an inspiring space for a wide range of educational activities and courses.
Cambridge Folk - A fantastic resource and listings database of sessions, folk clubs, bands and ceilidhs .
Local Folk clubs:


Thanks to Rosie Hood who helped to gather the information provided on this page. 

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