24 - 27 May 2024
24 - 27
The Cause Auditorium

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Events on Friday 24th May 2024
20:00 - 23:00A Traditional Start
A Welcoming round robin concert at The Cause Auditorium. Come and enjoy an evening of songs and music in the tradition
Nigel smith  Seb Stone (solo)Weekend tickets Only
Brian Peters  (Solo) Dave Webber and Anni Fentiman (Duo)
Bill Crawford (MC & Traditional Singer)
23:00 - 23:45Late Night @The Cause
Bagas Fellyon will entertain you with their melodies from the cornish tradition.
Bagas Fellyon (Band)Weekend tickets Only

Events on Saturday 25th May 2024
10:00 - 11:30Songshop: The Gilchrist Collective
The Gilchrist Collective has been formed by four accomplished performers to tell her story for the first time, using narrative, lots of interesting images and a rich and varied selection of the songs she preserved.
The Gilchrist Collective Brian Peters  (Solo)Weekend or Day tickets Only
12:30 - 14:30The Cause Lunchtime
A relaxing lunchtime concert in the beautiful cause auditiorium.
Quantum Penguin (Matt Woolley) (Band) The Medlars (Band)Weekend or Day tickets Only
Donnelly and South (Band) Andy Fawthrop (MC)
16:00 - 17:30The Cause Show:Shantyman
Shantyman is a new show written by Phil Underwood which tells the story of the life of John Short aka Yankee Jack, in narrative , dialogue and song
Keith Kendrick and Sylvia Needham (Duo) DryWood (Folk Music Duo)Weekend, Day or Event tickets Only (£12)
Dick Stephens
20:00 - 23:00An evening @The Cause
A steller line up for saturday evening at the Cause.
Seb Stone (solo) Keith Kendrick and Sylvia Needham (Duo)Weekend or Day tickets Only
Peter and Barbara Snape (Traditional Folk) Sam Mabbett and Heather Cartwright (Duo)
23:30 - 01:00Late Night Comedy Extra

Chippenham Comedy Club & the Folk Festival present a special event.

Admission by event ticket only (Tickets page or from the box office). Weekend and day tickets do not apply.

Sally-Anne Hayward (Comedian) Wil Hodgson (MC)Cancelled

Events on Sunday 26th May 2024
10:00 - 11:00Songshop: Access Folk Fay Hield
Join Fay Hield from Access Folk University of Sheffield to look at how to get more people into folk singing.Come along to hear what theyve learnt ,talk about your own experiences , thoughts.
Fay Hield TrioWeekend or Day tickets Only
12:30 - 14:30The Cause Lunchtime
Settle down for a relaxing lunchtime special at the Cause
Discovery (Band) Craig Sunderland (Band)Weekend or Day tickets Only
Richard and Jess Arrowsmith (Band) Tim Brooks (MC)
16:00 - 17:30The Cause Show: Lingmara
Dave webber introduces Lingmara : the causes very own world music choir.
Lingmara: World Music Choir (Band) Dave Webber and Anni Fentiman (MC)Weekend, Day or Event tickets Only (£12)
20:00 - 23:00An acoustic evening @The Cause
A magical acoustic evening from to duo's to quartets at the cause compared by Dave Webber. Be prepared to be amazed.
Dave Webber and Anni Fentiman (Duo) Sally Ironmonger and Brian Carter (Duo)Weekend or Day tickets Only
Keith Kendrick and Sylvia Needham (Duo) Narthen (Vocal and Instrumental)
23:00 - 23:45Late night @ The Cause Keith Donnelly
A late night of mayhem with Keith Donnelly ( hopefully not throwing him down the stairs this time)
Keith Donnelly  (Band)Weekend or Day tickets Only

Events on Monday 27th May 2024
10:00 - 11:00Songshop: Jez Lowe Jez LoweWeekend, Day or Event tickets Only (£12)
12:30 - 14:30The Cause Lunchtime
A lunchtime special , kick back and relax in the cause auditorium.
Seb Stone (Band) Anna Tam (Band)Weekend or Day tickets Only
The Lost Notes Trio (Band) Keith Donnelly  (MC)
16:00 - 17:30The Cause Show: Folk Detectives
Folk Detectives : Matthew Crampton and Paul Hutchinson join forces expect the unexpected a laugh a minute.
The Folk Detectives (Musical comedy)Weekend or Day tickets Only
19:30 - 22:30An evening @The Cause Fred and Friends
Fred and friends welcome you to the cause music cafe.
Fred Guscott and FriendsDonation