WATH FESTIVAL


01-04 May 2015




Tickets on sale January

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL


Since 1972 Wath Festival has been all about great music, community spirit and having a good time.
Some of the biggest names in roots music have played at Wath including, Fairport Convention, Lau, Show of Hands, Adrian Edmondson and The Bad Shepherds, Chas n Dave, Dougie McLean, The Doonan Family Band, Eliza Carthy, Martyn Joseph, The Strawbs, Martin Carthy, Cara Dillon & many more.

4

Days

Every May day weekend Wath comes alive for 4 days of song, dance & community events.

4

Venues

From Montgomery Hall to The Green & the Town Square there are plenty of free events for all ages as well as ticketed evening and afternoon concerts. Not to mention the legendary "Bun Throwing" from the Church roof top.

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artists

2015 is set to be our biggest and best line up yet. We have some huge names signed up already with many more diverse acts to follow.

Artists


We're proud of the 2015 line up so far. Stay tuned as we add more acts in the coming months.

  • Eddi Reader

    Acclaimed Scottish singer-songwriter of Fairground Attraction and solo fame.

    While & Matthews

    BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners and nine times nominees since 2001.

    Blackbeard's Tea Party

    A raucous folk-rock party determined to get you on your feet.

  • Bob Fox

    Fresh from his role as The Songman in the hit musical Warhorse.

    Rusty Shackle

    Violin-toting Welsh quintet bring the hootenanny hoedown with folk, rock, bluegrass, Celtic & Delta blues influences.

    Philip Henry & Hannah Martin

    2014 BBC Folk award winners. Slide guitar, beatbox, harmonica and traditional music meet head on.

  • Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

    BBC Folk Award winning young duo.

    Geoff Lakeman

    Concertina maestro, songwriter and father to a folk dynasty.

    Annabelle Chvostek

    Versatile Canadian singer-songwriter formerly of The Wailin' Jennys.

  • Sam Kelly Trio

    One of the best young male voices in British acoustic roots music. Really.

    Rob Heron & The Teapad Orchestra

    Western Swing, Blues, Gypsy Jazz and Country. The finest purveyors of 'North Eastern Swing'.

    Patsy Reid

    One of the most in-demand fiddle players in the UK. Blending traditional and classical styles.











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Contact


We're always on the look out for volunteers. If you'd like to help out at the festival or just want more information please get in touch.

Address

Flat 1 Parkcliff Farm,
Morthen Road,
Wickerslsey,
Rotherham,
S66 1EA

Phone

07760 291447

Email

wathfestival@gmail.com