Tenterden Folk Festival: promoting folk song, music, dance, crafts and traditions: Registered charity No 1038663


tenterden folk festival 2021

Thursday 30th September to Sunday 3rd October

Most of this year's guests were held over from 2020

Thursday evening fundraising concert sponsored by Around Kent Folk magazine:
Scolds Bridle
Brian Peters

Nick Dow


Festival guests:
Bob and Gill Berry
Brian Peters
Dick Miles
Discovery ( Jeff & Elaine Gillett)
Dora Darling
Graeme and Heather Knights
Jeff Warner (held over to 2022)
Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham

Nick Dow
Pete Castle
Peter and Barbara Snape

Pete Luscombe
Scolds Bridle
Steve Turner
Tom Patterson

Tom Perry & Clive Brooks
The Tonic with caller Fee Lock
Chris and Steve Wilson (from The Wilson Family)
The Wilson Family (held over to 2022)

More still to be confirmed

The hard working local and regular guests who we cannot do this without include;

Bob Kenward
Chris Roche
Gavin & Julie Atkin
Hook Line and Sinker
Jerry Crossley
John & Di Cullen
Malcolm Ward (sponsored by White Horse Financial Services)
Marsh Warblers
Peter Collins
Roger Resch
Spare Parts
Sue Watson
Travelling Folk
Vic & Tina Smith
Vic Ellis one man band


Still a few more to add nearer the time

Free Music stage and other music showcase guests include:

Free music stage:
Ashford Folk Band
Green Diesel

The Kukes
New Frontier
Nunhead Folk Circle
Open Water


Other showcase guests:
Les Corsaires de la Vesdre from Belgium, busking in the street

The Yardarm Folk Orchestra at St Mildreds's Church

Plus still more to be announced

Other festival guests may also be playing on the Free music stage on Saturday and Sunday

Brian Peters
Peter and Barbara Snape
Bill Jones

Dance sides, display teams and street theatre

We look forward to welcoming up to 50 Morris sides, folk dance display teams and street theatre groups


<invitation to Morris sides and dance display teams>


Covid safety for Morris dancers and display teams

If your side, team or group would like to be on the list for Tenterden Folk Festival read the above invitation and email dance@tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk

Morris sides and folk dance display teams should include:

Anderida Morris

Allsorts Morris

AnnieMation Clog Morris
Blackswan Border Morris
Boughton Monchelsea Morris
Brixton Tatterjacks
Brooms, Bricks and Bowlers Border Morris
Chingford Morris

Cockleshell Clog

Dacre Morris
Dichling Morris

East Kent Morris

Gong Scourers

Huginn and Muninn

Kent Korkers and Pork Scratchin's
Kitka Bulgarian Dancers
Kits Coty Morris
Loose Women Morris
MacLennan Scottish Dancers
Mad Jack's Morris

Magog Morris

Marlings Morris
Minden Rose Garland Dancers

Mish Mash Morris
Morena Slovak Dancers


Old Palace Clog

Pennyroyal Clog Dancers 
Ravensbourne Morris Men
Romney Marsh Morris
Roses are Red
Royal Liberty Morris
Sovicka-Slovak Children's folk dance group

Steam Punk Morris

Tanglefoot Appalachian

Wantsum Morris
Woodchurch Morris Men

Many may be more