May Folk Weekend
22nd-25th May

So far we have confirmed the following artists for 2015 festival:


Adrian O - Blue Sun - Blind Panic - Bob Fortune - Chris Milner
Colleens Fancy - Devils Water - Fake Thackeray
Fools Goold - John Ward Band - Kevin Hall - Lore
Over The Yardarm - Paul & Liz Davenport - Peter Taylor
Rebekah Findlay Trio - Renata & Trev - Said The Maiden - Sandra Sowden
Sara Dennis - Steve Dawes & Helen Pitt - Tom Doughty
Steve Turner - Yodaiko


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.

Evening Concerts in the truly awesome Joan of Arc Hall

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

The Inner Garden where flowers and herbs are grown

Botton is famous for its wonderful artisan cheeses

Get your tickets now…and come along…!


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What our lovely punters and artists have said about the Festival......

"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