WIN Two Family Tickets to the Shrewsbury Folk Festival!


Shrewsbury Folk Festival is one of the UK’s top musical events – and this year, the act behind one of radio’s most played songs will be making their debut performance.

Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, who had hits with Judy Teen, Mr Soft and their number one Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me), will be one of the headliners when the festival kicks off on Friday 24 August. And the event will end on a high note on Monday 27 August with an exclusive performance by Budiño, the band led by renowned Galician piper Xosé Manuel Budiño.

Other acts include Steeleye Span, Fisherman’s Friends, the Richard Thompson Electric Trio, Turin Brakes, Show of Hands, Shooglenifty with Rhajastani band Dhun Dhora, O’Hooley & Tidow, Megson, the Wilson Family and many more

Come up and see them – Steve Harley to star at Shrewsbury Folk Festival


Along with four main stages, the festival boasts a dance tent featuring ceilidhs, workshops and dance shows; dedicated children’s and youth festivals; over 100 workshops for everyone from experts to complete musical novices; a craft fair; real ale and cider bars – and a prosecco and cocktail bar.

Around 7,000 people are expected to attend the four-day festival at the West Mid Showground over the August Bank Holiday weekend – and tickets are selling fast. The event brings the whole of the town to life, with fringe pub gigs, dance displays, and a colourful street parade.

Weekend and day tickets can be booked at shrewsburyfolkfestival.co.uk, with under 4s going free – but What’s What! have teamed up with the Shrewsbury Folk Festival to offer two family day tickets for the explosive grand finale day on Monday 27 August, featuring Budiño and Fisherman’s Friends amongst others.

Enter the competition below!



WIN one of two pairs of family tickets to Shrewsbury Folk Festival!

To be in with a chance of winning one of the two pairs of tickets, on Monday 27 August just answer the following question correctly:

Q: Which of these bands is NOT playing at this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival?
A) Union J B) Fisherman’s Friends C) Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel

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