The Isle of Wight Folk festivals.

Folk@ASPIRE  is over!  What a great weekend, photos and reports to follow soon.

Meanwhile there are some videos of some of the acts on YouTube - just search for "Folk@ASPIRE" and there are some photos on our facebook page

Keep an eye out on this web site for future events.  We are working on getting Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer back later in the year.


And elsewhere:

We are also running a number of small events as fund-raisers, with the intention of bringing back the main festival.  We will add news on the various events here as new things are planned:

  • The regular folk club in the bar of the Portland Inn, Gurnard, continues on the first Friday of each month.  This is a come-all-ye type of evening free to all. Hopefully we can help with fund raising for the festival.
  • Next Portland Inn folk night is Friday 2nd May, the start of the Gurnard Village May-Queen festival. (Portland Inn facebook is:
  • The Island is rich in musical talent and venues where you can see musicians and dancers. For some of the other activities over the coming months see the various links on our "Other Island Events" page.