Wolverton Folk and Blues Festival returns this month

The event continues to raise money for Leukaemia Research, the charity of Dr Mark Patterson, owner of the Manor and Brighstone School.

Wolverton Manor folk and blues festival

Thanks to Tim for reminding OnTheWight readers about the annual fundraising event taking place at Wolverton Manor, Shorwell. Ed


Wolverton Manor, will once again provide the stunning backdrop to the popular Folk and Blues Festival.

Now in its fourth year, this increasingly popular Island family event will take place on Saturday 17th May between 11.30am to 8pm. The live music stage will provide a full programme, featuring some of the Island’s best Folk and Blues musicians.

Bands confirmed for the Main Stage include The Dance Preachers, Second Time Around, MoonShiners, Cat Skellington, Laurie McVay & The High Rollers, Brighstone Barnacles, Last Orders and All Washed Up.

New for 2014
The Beer Tent Acoustic Stage with some diverse acts including Paul Armfield, Nils Mason, The Weatherkings, Damien Paul, JukeBox Jazz, David Thornton, Guith Singers and Doug Alldred

The family friendly event will also have an interesting variety of food stalls with freshly cooked local produce.

With an IW real ale beer tent, BBQ, Tea tent, Morris dancing, children’s activities and Circus Skills, the Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair looks set again to be a celebration of all that’s good about our Island’s local food and music talent.

Buy your tickets before they sell out
Admission: £6 advance, £9 on the gate. Children under 12, Free!

Advance tickets available from: Waterstones Bookshop, Newport; The Village Shop, Brighstone; Briddlesford Lodge Farm Shop; Shorwell Shop.

For more information or enquiries: email: [email protected]; by visiting the Website or Liking on Facebook

Tuesday, 6th May, 2014 8:10am

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