Join the Swanage Folk Festival’s great hearty singaround with Geoff Payne on Saturday and Sunday lunch times in the Red Lion pub. Great atomsphere (and beer).
Cost (cash on the door): £0 per workshop. Children half price. Anybody with a wristband gets free entry.
When? Friday, Sep 6 7:30 pm
Where? Red Lion
The Red Lion in Swanage

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Festival locations

Events are located around the town centre, mainly Sandpit Field and Shore road. Click here for a map of the locations.


Some parts of the Festival are free and others need you to buy a ticket. Click here for more details about tickets.


Join Geoff Payne for the Swanage Folk Festival’s Sunday singaround. That’s sunday lunch time in the Red Lion pub. There’s one on Saturday lunch time too if that’s better for you.

You’ll love the singing, the music, the atomsphere and of course the beer!

Each year Swanage is filled with a music and dance spectacle,
including FREE and ticketed events across the weekend.


On Sandpit field

Craft fair, children’s entertainment, afternoon concerts 

All around the town

Dance displays, the procession and the fringe

Tickets needed

Evening concerts on Sandpit field

Concerts in the Conservative Club

Ceilidh in Swanage School

Workshops - various locations