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
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, 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
17 Apr, 2018, Gaiety Theatre, AYR. Tickets £10 The Girvan Traditional Folk Festival celebrates its 43rd year in style with an exclusive pre-festival taster session at The Gaiety featuring music from Maggie MacInnes, one of Scotland’s foremost Gaelic singers and clarsach players. In 2004 Maggie was voted Best Gaelic Singer of the Year in the … Read more
Girvan Festival is now constituted as a Charity as part of our strategic plan. It won’t make any immediate differences but it makes sense to us in terms of governance and strategy.
Margaret Bennett will be presenting a talk on songs collected from a Newfoundland singer Jerome Downie.
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
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
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