What's On

Our 2020 festival may be over, but as the live music sector is still in trouble we want to continue to support artists and audiences with our #LiveToYourLivingRoom events. Here are the fantastic LIVE online events that we have got coming up for you over the next few months:

NB all events take place in Zoom unless otherwise stated

Click on the 'Register' button under each event listing to buy tickets for that event.


The sounds of these wooden instruments blend to create intricate delivery of original and traditional material inspired by English songs, European dance tunes, West African rhythms and more.

Event Date 21-10-2020 8:00 pm
Event End Date 21-10-2020 9:45 pm
Individual Price Standard ticket £14; other options available
Emily Portman and Rob Harbron

Emily Portman's ethereal voice conveys a world of dark storytelling, cruel deeds and sordid city landscapes, part inspired by traditional balladry and part by rich literary sources, from the myth of Leda and the Swan to the magical realism of Angela Carter.

Event Date 24-10-2020 8:00 pm
Event End Date 24-10-2020 9:45 pm
Individual Price Standard ticket £14; other options available
Nick Cope

Join Nick Cope and his whippet Norman for an interactive live concert featuring all your favourite Nick Cope songs

Event Date 27-10-2020 3:00 pm
Event End Date 27-10-2020 3:45 pm
Individual Price Standard ticket £14; other options available
Eliza Carthy

Eliza Carthy MBE should by now need no introduction; a multi-award winning singer, songwriter and musician from a formidable English music dynasty. This event is truly unmissable.

Event Date 28-10-2020 8:00 pm
Event End Date 28-10-2020 9:45 pm
Individual Price Standard ticket £14; other options available

Featuring Barry Coope of Coope Boyes and Simpson, Jo Freya of Blowzabella/Moirai, four-time BBC folk award nominee Jim Causley, and Fi Fraser of The Old Fashioned/Polka Works – this is a quartet of supurb vocal harmonies and multi-instrumentalism. 

Event Date 31-10-2020 8:00 pm
Event End Date 31-10-2020 9:45 pm
Individual Price Standard ticket £14; other options available

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We've got some amazing SPECIAL EDITION festival merch available for the 2020 lockdown - click here to browse!

Folky Fundraisers

We have a number folky fundraisers throughout the year - from Christmas Concerts and workshops to Family Ceilidhs. Supporting Folk Weekend whilst having a fabulous time - what could be better?!

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Morris at Folk Weekend

We are always delighted to welcome Morris dancers to Folk Weekend, who perform in the streets and at fantastic locations across the City centre including the Botanic Gardens and the Ashmolean Museum. For more information, go to our Morris page.