Saturday evening on Sandpit field

On Saturday 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.

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

Man The Lifeboats

Man The Lifeboats

Man The Lifeboats play raucous, upbeat folk music, dragging traditional folk tunes kicking and screaming into the 21st century. The craft songs with big choruses that tell stories. Songs with straight-up lyrics, pounding bass lines, lilting mandolin and fiddle...

Seth Lakeman

Seth Lakeman

Seth Lakeman with singer songwriter Alex Hart and Benji Kirkpatrick (guitars). Westcountry folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2005 for 'Kitty Jay'. It catapulted Lakeman into the forefront of the...

Bram Taylor

Bram Taylor

Bram Taylor has established a reputation both in the UK and abroad. He engages audiences with his rich voice and entertaining sense of humour, performing a selection of traditional and contemporary material. Bram sings a cappella and also plays guitar, baritone...