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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.

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Guest artistic director announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2020

Wednesday 16 October 2019
CAMBRIDGE City Council will welcome Eddie Barcan of Splendid Events as the guest artistic director for the 2020 Cambridge Folk Festival.
Eddie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role, not only from his many years previously leading the festival for the city council, but also from his work with other festivals, both nationally and internationally.
As guest artistic director, Eddie will be responsible for the overall programme of the festival and will work with the festival team to ensure that the festival continues to thrive as it moves through its sixth decade and beyond.
Cllr Anna Smith, Executive Councillor for Communities, said: “I am delighted to welcome Eddie back to the folk festival.
“We are very fortunate to have such an experienced guest artistic director who will be able to work with us as on the next stage in the life of this unique and much-loved festival.”
The dates of the 56th Festival will be 30 July to 2 August 2020 and tickets will go on sale in early December.
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