This is your opportunity to learn a new skill, or develop an old one. Every year there’s a wide range of music or dance related workshops for you to enjoy at the Swanage Folk Festival.

Each workshop is run by a aubject expert, who is probably also performing in the festival. Get your tickets and get ready for to learn. Enjoy learning new skills in our secure and inclusive community of teachers and learners.

There is a small extra cost for the workshops, unless you have a weekend ticket. we only take cash (£4), on entry to the worshop.

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