Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

Broadstairs Folk Week 2024, Kent

9 August - 16 August

£18 – £725

The Broadstairs Folk Week 2024 will take place from 9 to 16 August.

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Le Vent du Nord, Kathryn Tickell & the Darkening, Oysterband, Daphne’s Flight and Richard Digance will headline the Broadstairs Folk Week 2024. The Kent music festival will take place from 9 to 16 August.

Broadstairs Folk Week Events

Many festival favourites will make a comeback in 2024 for the folk week in Broadstairs at the Sailing Club, Crampton Tower, as well as a complete dance programme at the Sarah Thorne Theatre. Additionally, there will be free family events and the Hobby Horse Club at the Bandstand, featuring the Hooden Horses and Clarence.

Broadstairs Folk Week 2024 Line Up

There will be a huge amount of live music over the week.

Friday 9 to Sunday 11 August: includes Kathryn Tickell & the Darkening, Alden Patterson, Jim Moray, Teilhard Frost, Richard Digance, Bird in the Belly, A J Clarke, Keith Donnelly & Lauren South, Banter, Tin Giants, the Monster Ceilidh band and the Hilltop Ceilidh band.

Monday 12 and Friday 16 August: Le Vent du Nord, Oysterband, Bob Fox, Daphne’s Flight, Jez Lowe, Tarren, Jim Causley, Windjammer, Zulu Tradition and Tim Edey.

A full list of performers can be found here.

When Is the Broadstairs Folk Week 2024?

Broadstairs Folk Week 2024 dates are 9 to 16 August.


Tickets £18-75 (day), £28 to £725 (week/weekend). Available here.

Getting to Broadstairs from London

By Coach: from Victoria (90 minutes).

By Rail: from London Victoria, Charing Cross stations, or St Pancras International Station (80 minutes to 2 hours).

Things To Do in Thanet

To discover the great things to do in Broadstairs and the rest of the Isle of Thanet, visit the local Visit Thanet tourism website.

Other Festivals in Broadstairs

The folk week Broadstairs is not the only festival in Broadstairs, there is also the Broadstairs Dickens Festival and the Broadstairs Food Festival.

Image:  Hobby Horse Club credit Dylan Wool


9 August
16 August
£18 – £725


Kent Innovation Centre
Millennium Way
Broadstairs,KentCT10 2QQUnited Kingdom
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Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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