Friday evening on Sandpit field

On Friday evening in our main marquee on Sandpit Field, the beating heart of the Swanage Folk Festival. Arrive a few minutes early grab some food at one of the many stands, enjoy a beer in the beer tent or visit the craft fair. You will need to buy tickets for this event. Here’s who is playing on Friday night’s concert.

We are still adding more to this year’s timetable, come back again soon.

If you represent a dance side and you want to dance with us this year, please click here and complete the application form.

Click on any of the entries below to get more information. At the bottom of this page is a map of the festival locations.

You need to buy tickets to attend. Click here for information about prices and how to get tickets.

Merry Hell

Merry Hell

Merry Hell is an eight-piece folk-rock band from the North West of England, with a history, a pedigree and a bright future. They are festival favourites, their first two albums finding favour with critics, broadcasters and music fans alike.

read more

Tickets are best purchased online in advance. There may be spaces left on the day, when you can buy tickets at the information tent.

Tickets are all sold subject to our terms and conditions.