St Albans Folk Festival 2018
The detailed programme is here.
Friday June 15
19.45-22.00 Friday Folk Social Dance Club open evening. The Church Hall, Marlborough Road,
St Albans, AL1 3XG Admission £4.
Saturday June 16
Day of dance in St Albans City Centre
10.00-11.15 Massed display outside Alban Arena
11.30-12.00, 12.15-13.00, 14.00-14.45 Dancing in the City Centre
14.45-16.00 Dancing outside the Abbey, West Door
16.00 Informal dancing and music at the White Hart
16.00-17.00 Swedish dancing workshop in Christopher Place
Folk dancing for families with children
Come and join in
11.15-12.00 Have a go at maypole dancing with Young Miscellany.
Outside the Alban Arena.
12.00-12.15 and 13.00-13.15 Join in a dance with Young Miscellany.
Outside Nationwide Building Society.
Music in city centre pubs and other venues
Details of performers in showcases are here
11.00-17.00 Showcase performances in Waterstones bookshop, St Peter’s St
13.00-17.20 Showcase performances in the White Hart Tap, the White Lion,
the Hare and Hounds, the Farmers’ Boy and the Garibaldi
12.30-14.30 Traditional music session, the Goat, Sopwell Lane
14.30-16.30 Singaround, Courtyard Café, Hatfield Road
15.00-17.00 Old-timey session, the Goat, Sopwell
Workshops at the Maltings Arts Theatre, The Maltings
11.00-12.00 Ukelele workshop with the Ver Players
12.30 Shooting Roots workshops for young people – further details here
12.30-13.30 Funky World Band Taster workshop
13.45-14.45 Give-it-a-go song workshop
15.30-16.30 West Gallery music workshop with the Chiltern West Gallery Quire
17.00-18.00 Singing workshop with the Dovetail Trio
19.45 Festival concert
Maltings Arts Theatre, the Maltings, St Albans
The Dovetail Trio
Spånga Folkdansgille from Sweden
Julian Mount, winner of Watford Folk Club Song Writing competition
Lizzy Hardingham New Roots 2018 finalist
Tickets £14, £13 students, £7.50 under 18 or £10 all in youth ticket
on the door or in advance in person from St Albans Central Library, The Maltings
by booking online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/ovo or by phone on 0333 666 3366
Sunday June 17
12.00-16.00 Singaround and session The Robin Hood, Victoria Street
17.00 Join regulars at their monthly session at the Hollybush, Redbourn
18.00 Traditional music session, The Great Northern, London Road
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Events are free, except for the Festival Concert, the Shooting Roots
workshops and Friday Folk’s open evening, but collections will be taken.