05. September 2020 - 13:00 till 13:00
Brunswick Pub, Brighton
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Brighton at The Brunswick | Saturday, 05. September 2020

We're so excited to announce the Brighton & Hove Folk Festival! The inaugural event will take place across three stages at The Brunswick in Hove on September 5th 2020. It'll be a day of music from over 20 of the brightest folk talents in Britain right now. Mixing stalwarts of the scene with up and coming artists, traditional songs with contemporary takes on the genre, the festival offers something for everyone and champions the inclusivity of the British folk scene. The festival also pays special attention to the thriving Sussex folk tradition. The main stage will see some of the UK's foremost folk bands, singers, songwriters and musicians like Kitty Macfarlane, Ben Walker and Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmonds perform with spellbinding live illustration by renowned illustrator and political cartoonist Chris Riddell. The basement stage will present traditional and contemporary folk music, whilst the showcase stage will offer intimate and unplugged sets by some of the most engaging new voices across the scene. Wonderful music all round, with a special bar and food menu put on by the Brunswick. Tickets for the first ever Brighton & Hove Folk Festival are extremely limited, so make sure to grab yours while you can! Acts announced so far include: Ben Walker Bird in the Belly Chalk Horse Music Hickory Signals Kirsty Merryn Kitty Macfarlane Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmonds Patch & the Giant Ringlefinch Thom Ashworth More acts, including our headliner, to be announced in the new year!