Tenterden Folk Festival: promoting folk song, music, dance, crafts and traditions: Registered charity No 1038663


tenterden folk festival 2021

Thursday 30th September to Sunday 3rd October

Most of this year's guests were held over from 2020


Thursday evening fundraising concert sponsored by Around Kent Folk magazine:

Jeff Warner

Scolds Bridle


Festival guests:

Bill Jones

Bob and Gill Berry

Brian Peters

Dick Miles (TBC)

Graeme and Heather Knights

Jeff Warner


Pete Castle

Peter and Barbara Snape

Scolds Bridle

Steve Turner

Tom Patterson 

The Tonic with caller Fee Lock

The Wilson Family (TBC)


More still to be announced


The hard working local and regular guests who we cannot do this without include;


Bob Kenward

Chris Roche

Gavin & Julie Atkin 

Hook Line and Sinker

Jerry Crossley

John & Di Cullen

Malcolm Ward

Marsh Warblers

Peter Collins


Roger Resch 

Spare Parts

Sue Watson 

Travelling Folk

Vic & Tina Smith 

Vic Ellis one man band

Still a few more to add nearer the time


Free Music stage and other music showcase guests include:


Free music stage:

Ashford Folk Band


The Kukes 

New Frontier

Nunhead Folk Circle

Open Water


Other showcase guests:


Les Corsaires de la Vesdre from Belgium, busking in the street


The Yardarm Folk Orchestra at St Mildreds's Church


Plus still more to be announced


Other festival guests may also be playing on the Free music stage on Saturday and Sunday


Brian Peters

Dance sides, display teams and street theatre 


We look forward to welcoming up to 50 Morris sides, folk dance display teams and street theatre groups


<Invitation to Morris sides and dance display teams>


If your side, team or group would like to be on the list for Tenterden Folk Festival read the above invitation and email dance@tenterdenfolkfestival.org.uk 

Morris sides and folk dance display teams should include:


Allsorts Morris

Blackswan Border Morris

Boughton Monchelsea Morris

Brixton Tatterjacks

Brooms, Bricks and Bowlers Border Morris

Chingford Morris

Dacre Morris

Dichling Morris

Gong Scourers

Kent Korkers and Pork Scratchin's

Kitka Bulgarian Dancers

Kits Coty Morris

Loose Women Morris

MacLennan Scottish Dancers

Tanglefoot Appalachian

Mad Jack's Morris


Marlings Morris

Mish Mash Morris

Morena Slovak Dancers

Ravensbourne Morris Men

Romney Marsh Morris

Roses are Red

Royal Liberty Morris

Sovicka-Slovak Children's folk dance group

Tanglefoot Appalachian

Woodchurch Morris Men


Many more to add



Roses are Red