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THE GREAT NORTH FOLK FESTIVAL
27-30 May 2016
The Willows - Woody Mann
The Froe - Richard Grainger - Dick Miles
Carnac - Paul & Liz Davenport - Steve Dawes & Helen Pitt - Colleen's Fancy
Devils Water - Rebekah Findlay Trio - Derek Gifford - Chris Milner
Tom Patterson & Dave Morton - Peg Powler - People from the Past - Peter Taylor
Two's Company - Wetherby Folk Chorale - Yorkshire Light
Harlequin Ladies Morris - Richmond Castle Clog
Our 15th Festival !!!
The Great North Folk Festival
takes place in the truly magical
Botton Village, near Danby
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.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
FESTIVAL ON THE MOOR'S MAY EVENT HAS A NEW NAME FOR 2016
THE GREAT NORTH FOLK FESTIVAL
"Fantastic weekend of fantastic music"
Experience our handpicked programme of Folk and Roots Music with performances in superb venues from the best local, national and overseas artists.
Come for a day or stay the weekend in this beautiful valley, make new friends, join in the sing-arounds, take in a concert or join in one of the many fascinating workshops.
Enjoy Food from our own 'Acoustic Cafe' and magnificent Local Real Ales from our Festival Bar.
There is a convenient and well run campsite and local accommodation.
Now look at the ticket price.....yes its amazing value... why not join us for this years festival...new folks are always welcome.
BOTTON VILLAGE - just the best place to hold a folk festival.
"A wonderful festival in a fantastic place"
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 wood workshop. There's also a store selling Botton made and organic products, an organic meat store and a Coffee Bar which will be serving delicious cooked breakfasts and wholesome food across the weekend.
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
Once you have purchased................let us know what size and colour T Shirt you would like.
- Great North Folk Festival Facebook Page
- Great North Folk Festival Twitter Page
- Camphill website
- Botton Village
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 performers...here'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