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Fallowfield

Frivolous Fields

An all-day family-friendly festival celebrating folk culture at Platt Fields Market Garden.

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Frivolous Fields
Frivolous Fields

Time & Location

15 Jun 2024, 12:00 – 21:00

Fallowfield, Platt Fields Market Garden, Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6LT, UK

Guests

About the event

Featuring unplugged traditional music, dance, theatre and workshops by talented folk practitioners. Join the frivolity from noon til dusk as the garden blooms and we approach Summer's peak.

Starring...

Sprawling Folk Big-Band BROWN WIMPENNY,

Master Balladeer KIT KNIGHT, 

Radical Songsters LUCY AND HAZEL,

Beatnik Bard Duo HATLESS PIERROT & KENNETH JUKAM,

Singer-Songwriter Extraordinaire BRYONY LLOYD,

Bluegrass Giants THE PRECIOUS MOUNTAIN BOYS,

Folk-theatre collective WEAVERS' BABBLE,

Oral Storytellers from A STING IN THE TALE,

... and many more, with some acts still to be announced!

PLUS general frivolity, home-cooked food by MUD kitchen, folk crafts, dance workshops and jam sessions featuring traditional music from around the world – including (but not limited to) Kurdish, Klezmer, Irish, Americana, and the Manchester Radical Tradition.

Bring your instruments, voices, folk costume and tall tales to share!

BE IMMERSED in folk culture from noon til dusk...

BE EMPOWERED by political folk workshops on our 'radical stage'...

SING YOUR HEART OUT at the fireside singaround...

BE FREE!

BE FRIENDLY!

BE FRIVOLOUS!

MORE ACTS TO BE ANNOUNCED – WATCH THIS SPACE FOR THE FULL LINEUP AND FESTIVAL PROGRAMME.

15th June. Opening ceremony 12.00. Early Bird Tickets: £9.00 . Standard: £12.00 .

ACCESSIBILITY:

Kids and dogs are welcome. We have an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities and a ramp. Our

site is flat with a mixture of hardstanding, woodchip and grass paths.

Tickets

  • Early Bird

    £9.00
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