McrFolkFest Manchester Folk Festival

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19 October - 21 October 2017

Various, Manchester

Folk Acoustic 80s 90s 70s 60s Family Friendly Disabled Access

Manchester Folk Festival is a brand new urban folk festival situated in and around the great new venue, HOME, in Manchester city centre.  The aim of the festival is to shine a bright spotlight on the English folk scene in all its guts and glory.  

With its roots firmly in past traditions, it also looks forward to the future and wants to seek out new talent and find new voices in the genre.  So the festival will only present the biggest and best loved names in the folk scene, it will introduce you to new stars.


Gracie Petrie

Tom Robinson

Kathryn Tickell, David Almond with Amy Thatcher

Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings

Stick In The Wheel

Afro Celt Sound System

The Young 'Uns

John Smith

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

Jackie Oats

False Lights


David Gibb

Jig Doll

Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne

Keston Cobblers Club

Alistair Anderson & Northlands

Irish Mythen


Sound Of The Sirens

Quiet Loner

The Nightjar

Horse & Bamboo Theatre Co.

Kings Of The South Seas

Galleon Blast


Nina Harries


Jack Rutter

Young Waters

The East Pointers

Georgia Lewis

Jenna Clarke


By Moon & Tide



Tony Wilson Place, 

First Street, 

off Whitworth St West, 

M15 4FN



Whitworth St West, 

M1 5WW


The Ritz

The O2 Ritz

Whitworth St West, 

M1 5NQ


The International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Engine House, 

Charlton Mill, 

3 Cambridge St, 

M1 5BY


The Britons Protection

50 Great Bridgewater Street, 


M1 5LE



Name Distance Prices From
Pendulum Hotel 0.3 ml £55.00 Book
Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa 0.4 ml £64.00 Book
Victoria Hall Manchester I 0.4 ml £36.00 Book
Weston Hall - Halls of Residence 0.4 ml £35.00 Book
Atrium by Bridge Street Apartments 0.5 ml £65.00 Book
The Palace Hotel 0.5 ml £73.15 Book
The Key of a Flat - Mill View Apartment 0.5 ml £175.00 Book
New Union 0.6 ml £34.00 Book
Le Ville Hotel 0.6 ml £40.00 Book
Travelodge Manchester Upper Brook Street 0.6 ml £41.00 Book
Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre 0.7 ml £82.00 Book
Britannia Hotel City Centre Manchester 0.7 ml £36.00 Book
The Place Aparthotel 0.7 ml £90.00 Book
ABode Manchester - Home to Michael Caines Restaurants 0.7 ml £239.00 Book
Arora Hotel Manchester 0.7 ml £80.10 Book

Various, Manchester