Cambridge Folk Festival T-Shirt Design Competition 2024

Friday 5 April 2024

We are pleased to launch our annual t-shirt design competition. Last year’s design was a huge success (see here), so we look forward to seeing what interesting, original and exciting designs people come up with this year to help celebrate the Festival and what it means to you. 

The Prize

  • Two full Festival tickets for this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival (25 – 28 July 2024) and one (two person tent) camping pass for Cherry Hinton Hall.
  • Runner Up will be given two day tickets for this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival. Day dependent on ticket availability and will be agreed between runner up and Festival.
  • Acknowledgement in the 2024 Festival Programme and on our website.
  • One free t-shirt with the winning design.

The Brief

  • The design must reflect, promote or celebrate the Cambridge Folk Festival and you can include any elements you like; the people, environment, music, performances etc.
  • Simple designs usually work best. You should consider the design’s suitability and relevance to the Festival and its audience.
  • The design should include no more than 5 colours.
  • The wording ‘Cambridge Folk Festival 2024’ must be included.
  • The design must be an image suitable to be placed onto the front of a t-shirt that best suits the design (no sleeve or back image please).
  • Designs must be original, and can be hand drawn or painted artwork, or electronically designed.

How to Enter

  • Entries may be made either electronically in jpeg or pdf format at a minimum resolution of 300 dpi, via e-mail to via a disc or original artwork submitted by post to, Cambridge Folk Festival T-shirt Competition, Freya Pryce 3 Parson’s Court, Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QE
  • All artwork must be received by 5pm Friday 3rd May 2024. Please complete, print off and send the competition entry form DOWNLOAD HERE. Entries will not be considered unless this is completed.
  • If you wish your artwork to be returned, please enclose a self-addressed envelope with sufficient pre-paid postage.

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