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image for Music item typeFolk on the Lawn 2018 at Abbey Mill Wye Valley Centre

Music, Thu 19 - Sun 22 Jul 2018, free entry

Folk on the Lawn

Folk on the Lawn

Address

Tintern,
Monmouthshire,
NP16 6SE

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 19 - Sun 22 Jul Folk on the Lawn 2018

Details

Folk/Roots on the Lawn, in various guises, as a modest little event, has been running for some years now. It is, perhaps, a little unusual in that it has no budget whatsoever and relies on the good will of those involved – artists, staff, the Abbey Mill Centre, the good folk of Tintern and various other benefactors and supporters, who lend the festival space, equipment, time and, not least, artistic prowess.

Amazingly, for such a small festival, it has featured (and looks as if it will continue to do so) a number of international artists and signed bands, in addition to the Welsh, English and very local talent that has graced its stages. This, we feel, is in part due to folks committing due to the beauty of the setting, the atmosphere of the event (very relaxed!) and the magnanimous hosting of the Abbey Mill management and staff.

The ‘genre’ we encourage is the rootsy, the homespun, the innovative, the chance-taking but within a basic folk/roots/acoustic format. We would see the festival as the antithesis of and remedy for the X Factor, ‘tired folk’ sort-of-thing.

Coach parties acceptedGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 19 - Sun 22 Jul 2018

Prices

Free entry

Reviews

    Directions

    See location of Abbey Mill Wye Valley Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SO 529002  Lat: 51.69855 Long: -2.68288

    Abbey Mill is located in the centre of Tintern on the A466 and is easily accessible from the M4, M48, M5 and M50 motorways. Tintern is only 6 miles from junction 2 of the M48.

    Facilities

    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access