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Barking Folk Festival @ Barking
Details still emerging but see: "A free family festival celebrating the best in English and World folk music and dance plus poetry, street theatre, art and family fun! English folk group The Unthanks, will headline the Sunday that will be a female led concert exploring the ‘art of protest’ – other exciting acts include award winning singer-songwriter Lucy Ward, folk singer-songwriter Grace Petrie as well as more acts to follow. Saturday’s line up includes high energy punk folk act Ferocious Dog as well as more acts!" It's free but the night-time events (in the abbey) are ticketed. See:

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For people who love to hear live music - americana, country, folk, blues, bluegrass - but don't necessarily want to hear it on their own... If you love live music and great people, join us!

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Tickets aren't provided by the group - everyone buys their own - but ticket links will be provided..some of the gigs sell out fairly quickly so please try and buy in advance so that you definitely get to come!

Once again (because this question arises often): We do not reserve tickets or do group bookings. It is up to members to obtain tickets to events that require them. Any events with tickets will be marked as such, with pointers on where to buy them.


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