tenterden folk festival 2021

programme and events


Thursday 30th September to Sunday 3rd October

The Thursday Concert is supported by Around Kent Folk magazine

Thursday 30th September 2021


This years's Thursday evening concert features Jeff Warner and Scolds Bridle


Venue: Tenterden Town Hall. (Stair lift normally available for use of disabled visitors)

Date and time: Thursday 30th September 2021 7.30 to 10.30 p.m. (Doors open at 7.00)

Tickets: All tickets are £12.00 (£10.00 before 30th April 2021)

Buy tickets: Tickets will be available by post or, online and, if still available ,on the door

Friday evening English Barn Dance

Friday 1st October 2021



This year's barn dance band will be The Tonic. The Tonic are Julie & Gavin Atkin and Ollie & Malcolm Woods

Venue: The dance will again take place in the Moulton Hall and Evans Bar of the Tenterden Club in Church Road, just off the High Street,

Date and time: Friday evening from 7.30 p.m. Doors open at 7.00 p.m.

Buy tickets: Tickets will be on available by post, online and, if still available, on the door

Jeff Warner
Scolds Bridle

more details coming soon

The FREE souvenir programme will be available from late August 


You can advertise in the programme

If you would like to advertise in the Tenterden Folk Festival programme you can download the advertising rate card.  Special prices available to folk clubs which noirmally advertise in Around Kent Folk and confirmed festival stallholders. Discounts available to businesses based in Tenterden


A copy of the full programme will be sent free to everyone who buys a Full Weekend Ticket or a single event ticket direct from us or sends us an A5 self addressed and stamped envelope.  It will also be available to read online.


Copies of the programme will also be available from Tenterden Gateway, Ashford Gateway Plus, Tenterden Town Hall, most festival venues and many shops in Tenterden.  Programmes will also be available to pick up in some other nearby towns.


Road closure


Tenterden High Street will, as usual, be closed on the Saturday from 15:00 to 16:00 hours (to be confirmed) as the street will be thronged with people during the festival procession. The closure will cover the A28 Tenterden High Street from West Cross to East Cross and part of Recreation Ground Road and adjoining roads.