Edgworth Folk Festival  

The festival is a charity event which is run for the benefit of the Barlow Institute, a community centre and wonderful historic building in the very centre of the village of Edgworth near Bolton in Lancashire. It takes place usually on the first weekend of October. All proceeds go to the Barlow Trust. There are concerts, workshops, singarounds, music sessions, dance displays, a ceilidh, lectures, demonstrations, with a bar and food available. All the artists and workshop leaders give their time and talents for free for which we are immensely grateful. We are proud that the festival attracts guests and visitors from all over the country to share our love of great folk music and camaraderie.

The 2021 Festival took place on Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd October
Details now on ..Festival 2021 page

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Festival raised £4000 for the support of the Barlow. Thank you to everyone who contributed and made this possible. We are now planning the 2022 Festival and look forward to seeing you all there.