Concert at Culzean Castle – Friday 10th May

Girvan Folk Festival in cooperation with Culzean Castle is presenting a special concert as part of The Burns Festival Fringe.  Burns and the Tradition: In the footsteps of Jean Redpath. Fiona Ross with Brian Miller Friday 10th May, 7.30 – 9.30 pm.  Tickets £12.50 Culzean Castle, The Round Drawing Room A very special evening of folk songs … Read more

Timetable for local Festival Bus Services

Not sure how legible this will be, but this is a timetable for Buses serving the outlying villages for festival events. It will be printed in the Festival programme, but it would be good for advance planning if local people were aware of this facility. So if you know anyone this might be helpful to, … Read more

Adam McNaughtan – Guest at the Bobby Robb Tribute Concert

Adam McNaughtan, The legendary Glasgow songwriter whose compositions include The Yellow On The Broom, The Jeely Piece Song, and Oor Hamlet yet again comes out of retirement to grace The Bobby Robb Tribute Concert which last year drew a Saturday afternoon packed house. Attenders are recommended to get along early for the best seats this … Read more

To all our Irish friends

Want to come to the Festival but put off by the cost of the ferry? Why not leave your car at Belfast or Larne and come over as a foot passenger? If you have bought a weekend ticket and are coming over by boat on the 4th May, we will meet you and transport you … Read more

Guest announced for 2018 Festival – 4 to 6 May

GUESTS INCLUDE: The Tannahill Weavers; Len Graham & Jack Lynch; Rita Gallagher; Lori Watson Trio; George Duff, Kevin MacLeod, John Martin, Leo McCann; Nick Dow; Eddie Seaman & Luc McNally; Maggie MacInnes Trio; Margaret Bennett; Susan McClure; Aileen Carr; Haggerdash; Fàilte; The Barrstools; Suitcase Circus; Irma Helou; The Tattiehowkers Ceilidh Band. The Tannahill Weavers – … Read more

2018 Festival Dates. Friday 4th to Sunday 6th May, 2018

The dates for the 2018 are Friday 4th to Sunday 6th May.  JUST GIVING CROWDFUNDING Here’s another practical way small donation way to help support this year’s festival. Please share the crowd funding link with your contacts: Help raise £1500 to continue the tradition and build for the future of the Girvan Traditional Folk Festival … Read more