Friday 12 July

Venue: Hope and Anchor, Daltongate.

6.00 pm Friday Gathering. Free but donations accepted.

Saturday 13 July

Venue: Town Centre

9.45 am – opening Dance Parade from County Square to the Market Cross

10.00 am – 3.30 pm Dance Displays at the Market Cross, New Market Street and County Square.

Plus live music  at the Market cross Tom Bradley Stage featuring Fiddlers Elbow, the Lakeland Fiddlers and Nick Marshall plus Bev Whelan.

Venue: Hope and Anchor, Daltongate

1.00 pm. Singers Session led by Close Quarters

Venue: The Coro

9.30 – 1.00 pm Main hall. Coffee morning and craft fair. Admission free but donations accepted.

10.00 am Supper Room. Storyfair. Storytelling event with children from Sir John Barrow School. Admission free but donations accepted.

12 noon Supper Room. Concert with Holly & the Reivers plus Jack Rutter. Tickets £13/ £11 from the Coro

2.00 pm Supper Room. Concert featuring English Fiddle Ensemble plus Jon Doran and the Northern Assembly. Tickets £13/ £11 from the Coro

2.00 – 4.00 pm Main Hall. Family Fun Afternoon. A fun afternoon for accompanied children to try morris dancing, clog dancing, singing and ceilidh dance. £5 per family – pay on the door.

4.00 pm Supper Room. Concert with Ross Ainslie & Tim Edey. Tickets £13/ £11 from the Coro

7.30 pm Main Hall. Big Merry Neet. Ceilidh and Concert featuring the performers listed above and dancing to Tumbling Tom Big Band. Tickets £21/£13 from the Coro

Sunday 14 July

Venue: County Square

11.00 am – 1.00 pm County Square. Dance Display featuring Eccleston Heritage Clog, Newcastle Kingsmen Sword and Clog, Pateley Longsword Dancers. Perree Bane Manx Dancers and Furness Clog. Free but donations accepted.

Venue: The Coro

2.oo pm Coro Main Hall. Grand Festival Finale with Joe Broughton’s Birmingham Conservatoire Folk Ensemble. Folk, funk, classical, reggae, ska, hip-hop and jazz from 50 fantastic musicians. Not to be missed. Tickets £20/£12 from the Coro