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All the events listed below are taken from the latest “Hot Off The Press” latest festival news that the folking news desk have hand-picked for you.

Shrewsbury Folk Festival announces virtual weekend

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has announced the line-up for its free virtual festival that is taking place next month after the event was postponed due to coronavirus. Folk, world and Americana stars have recorded exclusive performances for Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival that will be hosted at on August 29 and ...
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Manchester Folk Festival and English Folk Expo postponed

Due to be held between 15th and 18th October 2020, the public festival Manchester Folk Festival and its associated industry showcase event English Folk Expo Showcase, will now be postponed until 21st-24th October 2021 due to the impact of Covid-19. Manchester Folk Festival, established in 2017, is based in venues ...
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Towersey Festival postponed

A message from festival director Joe Heap We’ve been working tirelessly over the last few weeks to try and find a way to run Towersey 2020.  As the world crisis worsens week by week we have been trying to balance safety alongside our ability to run a great festival. We ...
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