May Folk Weekend
27th - 30th May 2016

Join us May bank Holiday Weekend 2016 for a very special 15th Birthday Celebration.

Thanks to all our loyal supporters. We've had lots of fun over the years and some truly amazing acts.

Get your tickets now and contact us to let us know who you would like us to book for 2016.

Want to see one of the fabulous performers from previous festivals again
...or someone new to Festival on the Moor..?

Send us an email or contact us through the Festival on the Moor Folk Weekend Facebook page.


No Booking Fee to pay on first Super 50 Weekend Tickets

Festival on the Moor's May Festival 2015
returns to the beautiful village of Botton in Danby Dale

Botton Village nestles in Danby Dale in the Esk Valley. It’s one of the most magical and stunning places in the North York Moors National Park and is an oasis of calm and beauty. Home to the oldest Camphill Community, it’s also a vibrant working village with several farms and other workshops including artisan bakery and cheesemaker, candlemaking, a weavery and a dollshop. There’s also a store selling homemade and organic products, a coffee bar and a giftshop.

Get your tickets now…and come along…!

Click here for a printable map of the Festival site (PDF, 1MB)

Evening Concerts in the truly awesome Joan of Arc Hall

The Inner Garden where flowers and herbs are grown

Botton is famous for its wonderful artisan cheeses

We're sorry, but dogs are not permitted in any of the Festival venues.
Please don't bring Rover to the Festival as he won't be very happy sitting outside on his own!

Dogs are not allowed on the campsite


2016 T Shirts

Buy your T Shirt HERE

Once you have purchased................let us know what size and colour T Shirt you would like.



What our lovely artists and punters say about the Festival:

"I had an absolutely fantastic weekend.. soaking up the atmosphere at this precious little gem of a festival. Thanks so much to everybody involved, both organizers and performers, I can't wait to return:-)" - Andy Marr

"Special place, Special event, Special music, special people, special times..." - Joy Hunter

"A wonderful festival in a fantastic place." - Ed Higgins

"Thanks to Richard and Jeanette for making it all happen. We had a great time, as always. Beautiful setting, wonderful music, friendly folk" - Lynne Ward

"Staying for the whole weekend next year. Was Magic! Thank you x" - Cassandra Paine

"What a Fabulous experience!!!" - William Michael Neary

"Thanks Richard Grainger & Jeanette Grainger and everyone who helped make Festival On The Moor brilliant." - Richard Ridley-Robinson, Devils Water

"A lovely festival, enjoyed by all and run superbly" - Tom McConville

"Brilliant, beautiful and inclusive weekend. We've enjoyed every moment." - Liz & Dave

"Fantastic weekend of fantastic music. Looking forward to next year!" - John & Liz

"Fantastic Festival, warm welcome, brilliant music, a real jewel on the moor." - Howard

"Lovely festival - really friendly." - Catherine & Mark

"The best festival I've ever been to - so far!" - Rebecca

"Marvellous, wonderful, lovely and inspirational, with lots of lovely people and happy singing. May there be many more - cheers xx" - Anon

"Wonderful small friendly festival - excellent's to next year!" - Val & Mike

"Gets better every year!" - Liz

"Brilliant weekend. Going home for a sleep. Great mix of different acts." - Dennis

"Great Weekend. Keep it going - fabulous acts!" - Anon

Thanks to you all for making it such a fun and friendly festival
- Jeanette, Richard and all the Festival Team xx