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  • Writer's pictureMelissa Mayhew

Celebrate the Best of Folk Music at Broadstairs Folk Week

Updated: Jul 6, 2023

Broadstairs is one of the most picturesque seaside towns in Kent, and from 5th to 12th August 2023, it will come alive with the sound of folk music as it hosts the much-awaited Broadstairs Folk Week. If you're a fan of live music, dancing, and all things folk, this is an event that you don't want to miss! is the perfect place to stay if you're planning on attending this year's Folk Week. Our luxury apartments are located just a stone's throw away from the festival site, so you can enjoy all the festivities and then retreat to the comfort of your own private holiday rental.

Broadstairs Folk Week offers a diverse range of music and dance performances, workshops, and activities that are perfect for families, friends, and solo travelers.

Broadstairs Folk Week - © Frank Leppard Photography

Here are some of the highlights of this year's festival:

  • Live music: The festival features an impressive lineup of musicians, including local and international acts. From traditional folk to contemporary fusion, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

  • Dance: Folk Week is famous for its lively ceilidhs, Morris dancing, and other dance styles. Even if you're new to folk dancing, there are plenty of opportunities to learn and get involved.

  • Workshops: If you're interested in learning more about folk music and dance, there are plenty of workshops to choose from. From instrument tutorials to singing lessons, you can hone your skills and meet like-minded people.

  • Children's activities: Folk Week is a family-friendly event, and there are plenty of activities for kids to enjoy. From storytelling to face painting, there's always something fun going on.

  • Food and drink: The festival features a wide range of food and drink vendors, so you can enjoy delicious meals and refreshing beverages throughout the day.

  • The Craft and Music Fair will once again be held on the promenade at Victoria Gardens, Open daily Saturday 12th August – Friday 18th August 10am- 8.30pm.

  • Take a break from shopping at the Festival Bar, the Jack Hamilton which is run by volunteers, all profits go direct towards the festival costs. The bar is open from noon – 9pm.

Broadstairs Folk Week offical Website:

Broadstairs food festival - © Frank Leppard Photography

Booking your stay at is easy and convenient. Simply head to our website and choose from our range of luxury holiday rentals. By booking directly with us, you can enjoy exclusive discounts and special offers.

Don't miss out on the fun and excitement of Broadstairs Folk Week. Book your stay at and experience the best of folk music in one of the UK's most beautiful coastal towns.

Whilst your here for Folk Week why not checkout our local beautiful beaches, here is a Guide to Broadstairs Beaches

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