CELEBRATING 27 YEARS:   1991 - 2018

This year Otley marks its 27th Folk Festival with a series of concerts at The Black Horse, The Courthouse, The Parish church and The Methodist Hall.  Along with input from our excellent public houses and a fantastic line-up of artists, we can guarantee another super weekend of music, mirth and merriment.


This years artists include…


ASHLEY HUTCHINGS History of Fairport - The guvnor with his band will perform their History of Fairport Convention show on Friday night at the Courthouse.

DAPHNES FLIGHT - A great opportunity to see this fantastic supergroup, the first time at Otley for Chris While, Julie Matthews, Mel Harold and Christine Collister and they will be on at the Methodist Hall on Sunday.

LUCY WARD - one of the countrys finest singer/songwriters returns to Otley on Saturday

GRANNYS ATTIC - back by popular request, this fantastic trio will be on show on Saturday

CHRIS SHERBURN & DENNY BARTLEY - one of our most popular acts on a rare visit to these shores, they will be in Otley on Sunday

JOHN WATTERSON - John will be bringing his latest show celebrating the life and songs of Jake Thackray on Sunday


Add to this a whole host of other artists and the chemistry is there for another great Otley Folk Festival weekend.


As usual we are asking if anyone fancies helping out in any way, whether it be stewarding, managing or

even just answering the telephone, please contact us by email at...



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