Folk East

Founded in 2012, Folk East is an East Anglian celebration of folk music held at Glemham Hall in Suffolk.

The Folk East Festival offers a wide range of live folk music as well  as on-site workshops, high-quality food, circus-style rides and entertainment and traditional dancing too. The dates for 2021 are 20th, 21st & 22nd August  One not to be missed great fun for all, and a fantastic day out as part of a holiday in Suffolk and only 10 minutes from The Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast

“One of the quirkiest, most enjoyable festival programmes of the year”

Johnny Whalley, FRUK

“Folk East feels more like a very English village fete than a festival”

The Guardian

“In a world where there are hundreds of festivals, Folk East prospers by doing something unique and doing it brilliantly” 



The annual Folk East Festival takes place from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd August 2021, returning to the 300 acres of parkland site at Glemham Hall, in Suffolk.

The festival will run with a more limited 2 stages, the open air Sunset Stage and Moot Hall, plus a workshop space. Two local pubs, The Cobbold Arms and Hop Inn will be serving local ales and ciders.


Confirmed acts include Afro Celt Sound System, Elephant Sessions, The Young’Uns, Drever McCusker & Woomble, Catrin Finch & Seckou ketia, Kris Drever, Gigspanner Big Band, Daoiri Farrell, Topette!!, The Shee, The Moulettes, The Trials of Cato, Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith, Three Cane Whale, Elbow Jane, M G Boulter, plus more to be announced.

Other Festivals

You may also be interested in other local festivals which include Maui Waui and Latitude 


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