Great North Folkfest '23
Join us for a day or a weekend of Music Dance and Song in the heart of
The North York Moors National Park
with MARTIN CARTHY and an array of top festival performers
Concerts Workshops Sessions
in the unrivalled Joan of Arc Hall in beautiful Botton Village.
Great North Folk Festival 2023
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Singarounds - Concerts
Foyer Folk - Storytelling
Real Ale Bar - Refreshments - Catering
Great North Songwriting Competition 2022
'An open theme this year
Free Entry for all ticket holders.
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Check out the guests at
our 20th Anniversary Festival !
AUCKLAND SHANTY SINGERS
CHRIS WRIGHT - TAIKO DRUMMING
THE DAVENPORT FAMILY
'DUKES DANDY' STEP-CLOG DANCERS
FYLINGDALES FOLK CHOIR
HAWSKER VILLAGE BAND
NIAMH FLYNN & CHARLIE BIRKETT
PAUL LUCAS & ALAN YOUNG
RODDY GORDON BAND
STEVE DAWES & HELEN PITT
STEP THIS WAY
THE BONES CREEK BAND
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Barbara Wigg, Lynette Eldon
& members of DUKES DANDY Clog Dance Team.
This year Barbara will be joined by Lynette Eldon and members of Step Clog Team DUKES DANDY, accompanied on fiddles by JIM ELDON and DAVID WIGG, with GERARD the 'Violin playing' Puppet also putting in a welcome appearance.
Come along to the beginners' workshops and find out how much fun clog dancing can be, whilst learning a few basic steps to put into a routine. Clogs in various sizes will be available to borrow for the duration of the workshop, or wear flat shoes (preferably not trainers). Accompanying music will be provided by husband David, on fiddle.
Notation will be available as an aide mémoire.
..her love of music of all genres, includes songs from the English folk tradition. Beth lives in North Yorkshire, after having spent many years in Suffolk.
Now deeply involved in the local folk scene she is a beloved host of Folk at the Hall, Whitby and a popular choice at other local venues.
Beth has a great voice, and an effervescent personality making her popular far and wide.