Browsing articles from "May, 2012"

Let the countdown begin

May 29, 2012   //   by Lynne Morgan   //   News  //  No Comments

just 3 more sleeps until the best weekend of folk and acoustic music in Nottinghamshire. Southwell Folk Festival just 13 miles from Nottingham #nottinghamrocks

Southwell Goes Global!

May 29, 2012   //   by Mike Ray-Jones   //   News  //  No Comments

Are you unable to come to this year’s festival? Are you coming but have friends or family who are unable to join you? If so, we have the solution: for the first time, we are providing a live stream of the festival, free-of-charge, via the internet.

A team of camera men & women will be capturing all the best bits; these will be processed on-the-fly in the new editing suite, and uploaded via a satellite link to the host site for your enjoyment.

To view the video stream, for the duration of the festival, visit

You can start planning your timetable now!

May 22, 2012   //   by Lynne Morgan   //   News  //  No Comments

There’s so much happening – why not start working out your personal itinerary ? Details of the concerts in marquees 1 and 2 are now available on the website   as are all the workshops


Workshops galore – you’ll be spoilt for choice

May 19, 2012   //   by Lynne Morgan   //   News  //  No Comments

With the arrival of our 3 Yurts in the woods adjacent to the site – the workshop programme is our best ever with over 35 different sessions. Check them out on

Our Wonderful Stewards

May 7, 2012   //   by Lynne Morgan   //   News  //  No Comments

A huge THANK-YOU to all the stewards who worked so hard in the run-up, clear-up and during the Festival.

Their job was not made any easier by the terrible rain on Sunday and the encroaching mud on Monday but they all persevered without any complaints and carried on smiling!

The stewards act as Ambassadors to the Festival and the event would not be able to function without them.  This year there was a special air of camaraderie (perhaps in the face of adversity!) and I know several new friendships were germinated which will last long after the Festival.

We always have a valiant group of regular helpers who return year after year but this year we had many new faces who I hope enjoyed the experience enough to return again.

We would love to hear from you with your comments, suggestions or just your experience of working at the Southwell Festival. Either download a Feedback form or email us.

….and to finish a quote from a satisfied customer as she was leaving on Monday:

‘the stewards are not just brilliant ….. they are bloody fantastic!!’



Fire and Belly – two more dance spectacles added

May 3, 2012   //   by Lynne Morgan   //   News  //  No Comments

Friday night will climax at 11pm with the unique masked dancers Mr Fox with their firebrands and on Monday , Nottingham Tribal Belly Dancers will dance American Tribal Syle. Can’t wait… just 30 days to go!

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