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Ealing Global Day

Time and Date: July 22, 2012

Location: Ealing, London Ealing

Artists: Los Chinches, The Destroyers, The Long Notes, Rebel Control, Apache Indian

Info: TBC

Holloway The Big Day Out

Time and Date: June 2, 2012 - June 3, 2012

Location: City of London

Artists: Mavrika, Perhaps Contraption , Trio Manouche , Hackney Colliery Band, Perhaps Contraption

Two For Joy All Day Folk Festival + Global Local Showcase

Time and Date: 1pm- 11:30pm, May 7, 2012

Location: Islington


Info: Two For Joy Launch Party + Global Local Showcase: All Day Folk Festival
Harrison Brothers, Dan Korn, Ruby and the Ribcage, Ramshackle Union Band, Thinker, Knights of Mentis, Under the Driftwood Tree, Nimming Neds, Holloway Jug Band, Burning Wheel, Blue Rose Code, Tiny Ruins, Nuala, Boat to Row, The Wagon Tales, Kidnap Alice, The Long Notes.

Date: Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2012
Venue: The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, London, N1 8LN
Prices: Free before 4pm, £6 after
Nearest Tube: Angel
Ticket Link:
Phone Number: 07740199665

Join us for the 6th Bank Holiday All Day Folk Festival at the Old Queen's Head, 7th May 2012. This event is the official launch of Two For Joy Music (offspring of The Magpie's Nest), and sees 17 bands converge at the pub and play across two stages from 2pm – 11pm. The day is also brought to you by Global Local and Continental Drifts Music – the official showcase of the Acoustic Sound-Clash festival programme, with performances from the hottest emerging talent from the UK folk scene. Heaps of local bands and bands from all over the country converge for a jam packed folk out.

The Line Up
Downstairs Bawdy Stage
14:00 - 14:45 Harrison Brothers
15:00 - 15:45 Dan Korn
16:00 - 16:45 Ruby and the Ribcage
17:00 - 17:45 Ramshackle Union
18:00 - 18:45 Thinker
19:00 - 19:45 Knights of Mentis
20:00 - 20:45 Under the Driftwood Tree
21:00 - 21:45 Nimming Neds
22:00 - 23:00 Holloway Jug Band
Upstairs Rowdy Stage
15:00 - 15:45 Burning Wheel
16:00 - 16:45 Blue Rose Code
17:00 - 17:45 Tiny Ruins
18:00 - 18:45 Nuala
19:00 - 19:45 Boat to Row
20:00 - 20:45 The Wagon Tales
21:00 - 21:45 Kidnap Alice
22:00 - 23:00 The Long Notes

Holloway Big Day Out

Time and Date: 1pm, June 12, 2011

Location: Haringey

Artists: Katy Carr , Chancery Blame and the Gadjo Club, Trans-Siberian March Band

Info: A free afternoon of entertainment and activities, featuring music from live bands, a variety of arts and craft workshops, dance performance and a range of stalls.

Croydon World Party Day

Time and Date: July 31, 2010

Location: Lloyd Park, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR0 1BD? Croydon

Artists: Cut A Shine, Poetic Pilgrimage, Los Chinches, DJ Cal Jader

Info:It must be one of the biggest bargains in the UK
festival calendar
” — Songlines Magazine

Saturday’s WORLD STAGE, hosted by DJ CAL JADER, presents a wholly diverse mixture of sounds from around the world. The line up will include former Global Local artist PEYOTI FOR PRESIDENT alongside one of the very few UK female Muslim hip hop crews POETRIC PILGRIMAGE, tropical psychedelic rock band LOS CHINCHES, the 21st century hill billy anarchists CUT A SHINE and winner of Croydon's unsigned artist of 2010 JOE HOOD.

Sidmouth FolkWeek

Time and Date: July 30, 2010 - August 6, 2010

Location: Sidmouth (various venues, see website) Sidmouth

Artists: Lemez, Victor Menace!!!, Ruth Theodore, Zimbaremabwe, World of Sevda 2000

Info: With over 600 events to choose from, Sidmouth FolkWeek is unique. Whether you want to dive into the full festival experience, or just give the weekend a try, or dip in and out of concerts, workshops or ceilidhs, Sidmouth is YOUR festival.

Lewisham People's Day

Time and Date: Midday - 7pm, July 10, 2010

Location: Mountsfield Park, Stainton Road, London, SE6 1AN Lewisham


Info: Lewisham’s longest running community festival returns to Mountsfield Park, Catford for its 26th year on Saturday 10 July 2010.

Danson Festival - Bexley's Big Day Out

Time and Date: July 3, 2010 - July 4, 2010

Location: Danson Park, DA6 8HL Bexley

Artists: Deathray Trebuchay

Info: Set in one of the most beautiful parks in London, the Danson Festival is the perfect place to spend a weekend. The Festival is never short of music with three stages – the main stage has hosted some top musicians over the years and this year will be no exception. The community stage has a great line up of acoustic, jazz, folk and singer songwriters whilst the youth stage has a line up of local talent that will dazzle you with their skill and enthusiasm.

World Music Day

Time and Date: August 1, 2009

Location: Lloyd Park, Coombe lane, Croydon, CR0

Artists: Alejandro & The Magic Tombolinos, Swami, Latin Dub Soundsystem, Sun 2nd - Lokki Terra

Lewisham People's Day

Time and Date: July 11, 2009

Location: Mountsfield Park, Stainton Road, London, SE6 1AN

Artists: Cut A Shine, Katy Carr , Liam O' Sullivan

Wychwood Music Festival

Time and Date: May 29, 2009

Location: Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH

Artists: Lemez, Sonido Callejero, Ella Edmonson, Oojami Soundsystem

On The Edge World Music Festival, Richmond

Time and Date: August 16, 2008

Location: Richmond, London


World Music Day

Time and Date: July 12, 2008

Location: Lloyd Park, Coombe Road, Croydon, London, CR0

Artists: Abdullah Chadeh, Paprika Balkanicus, Nathan 'Flutebox' Lee and Nara

Lewisham Peoples Day

Time and Date: July 12, 2008

Location: Mountsfield Park, Lewisham, London, SE6

Artists: Cut A Shine, Edey Randal Power, Paprika Balkanicus, Dance Around the World

Wychwood Music Festival

Time and Date: May 31, 2008

Location: Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Artists: Al Cool and the Stranger Wines, 40 Thieves Orkestar, Abdullah Chadeh, Latin Dub Soundsystem, Spiers and Boden, Kissmet, Rachel Unthank and the Winter Set, Rattle on the Stovepipe