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.

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

Janice Burns & Jon Doran

Janice Burns & Jon Doran

Anglo-Scottish duo Janice Burns & Jon Doran have a shared love of traditional music. Their songs tell vivid stories about the nature of life and our place in the world. This storytelling comes alive through vocal harmonies and sensitive interplay between mandolin,...

The Salts

The Salts

Seasoned musicians The Salts create are creating one of the most exciting and energetic folk concepts. Their sound is unique and mixes original compositions with classic traditional tunes, it's a guaranteed blast. “The Salts - they were just outstandingly brilliant”...

The Carrivick Sisters

The Carrivick Sisters

The Carrivick Sisters are one of British folk's best loved duos. They have a passion for old stories, American folk music and a good cup of tea (and who can disagree with that!). The joy they have in playing together is always evident at a Carrivick Sisters...