Folk Festival


Friday 6th – Sunday 8th October, 2023

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The Borough Hall, The Squircle, St Hilda’s Church and other locations on The Headland.

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Hartlepool Folk Festival returns this year with more surprises than ever! Along with iconic folk acts including Altan and Spiers & Boden, the programme features popular poet John Hegley and a screening of Ken Loach’s new film The Old Oak, with screenwriter Paul Laverty as a special guest.

The outdoor Family Festival is back, with loads of completely free activities and performances, and there will be a new Craft & Food Village in the Headland Sports Hall.

Don’t miss the amazing Sing-Along-A-Wickerman on Saturday night! This hilarious participative show marks 50 years since the release of the beloved British horror film.