Sunday afternoon on Sandpit field

On Sunday afternoon 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.

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

Suthering

Suthering

Suthering means "the sound of the wind through the trees or wind under a birds wing". The Suthering  combines the musical talents of Julu Irvine and Heg Brignall. A couple in life and in music, the duo have taken the folk scene by storm with their unusual and fresh...

Mother Ukers

Mother Ukers

Mother Ukers are proving to be a big hit on the musical entertainment scene, performing a repertoire of songs you know in their own unique 1920's ukular style & with a constantly busy schedule of gigs and appearances throughout the UK. In the last 10 years they...

Amy Thatcher and Fran Knowles

Amy Thatcher and Fran Knowles

‘Accordion star’ and ‘fearless experimenter within British folk music’ Amy Thatcher has teamed up with drummer Fran Knowles. Together they are putting themselves at the forefront of experimental instrumental sounds with a cocktail of folk-inspired melodies and...