Download the Full Festival Weekend Programme

To find out what's on over the weekend just click on the download button to see the full festival programme. You can access the current day's events via the links below. 

If you need a bit of help setting up or using Zoom you can find our guide HERE.

 

Saturday Events

Festival Bar - Open Zoom

Time to meet up with friends new and old, to chat, exchange stories and memories (Unmoderated Room)

11.00 AM - 10.30 PM
Festival Bar

Dance Workshop

Dance workshop with Martyn Harvey

11.00 AM - 11.45 AM
Marquee 2

Tune Workshop

11.00 AM - 11.50 AM
Community Centre

Beginners Online Tune Session – Leaders: Jay Stannard and Ian Jones. You can download the sheet music HERE.

Youth Room Workshop

11.00 AM - 11.50 AM
Social Club

Youth Room - daily events exclusively aimed at singers and musicians in the 10-20 age group. Youth Room - daily events exclusively aimed at singers and musicians in the 10-20 age group.  For safeguarding reasons, please turn video on and ensure that screen names for any under 16s are first name only.
Leader: Fluff Smith

Dance Display

Morris and Mummers – featuring Chester City Morris Men

12.00 PM - 12.30 PM
Marquee 2

Songs

Home learning opportunity – some songs from Mel Barrett

12.30 PM - 1.00 PM
Marquee 1

Music Session

12.30PM - 2.15PM
Social Club

Bring along your tunes to share with other Zoomers
MC: Elizabeth Armstrong & Helen Armstrong

Singaround

12.30 PM - 2.15 PM
Green Room

All singers welcome. Bring along your party pieces to share
MC: John Warburton

Chance to Meet

1 PM - 1.50 PM
Community Centre

Artist - Virginia Kettle and the Dreamkeepers
MC: Mal Waite

Afternoon Concert

2.00PM - 2.50 PM
Marquee 1

YouTube Premiere - A mixture of lockdown and pre-recorded videos including contributions from Phoebe Rees and a track from Blackbeard’s Tea Party

Chance to Meet

3.00 PM - 3.50 PM
Community Centre

Artist: Phoebe Rees     
MC: Katrina Turner

Dance Workshop

3.30 PM - 4.30 PM
Marquee 1

Rondez vous - Chester’s popular French and European Music and Dance group – get out your instruments and/or dancing shoes.  You don’t even need a partner.

Chance to Meet

4.30 PM - 5.20 PM
Community Centre

Artist: Christina Alden & Alex Patterson
MC: Helen Weiss

Festival Special

5.30 PM - 6.20 PM
Marquee 1

The Songs of Stan Rogers - Featured artists, including Greg Russell, Phoebe Rees and The Waite Collective contribute their versions of songs written by probably Canada’s greatest song writer

Quiz

6.30 PM - 8.00 PM
Social Club

Fun questions to test your knowledge and your memory
MC/Quizmaster: Katrina Turner

Evening Concert 1

8.00 PM - 8.50 PM
Marquee 1

YouTube Premiere - A mixture of lockdown and pre-recorded videos including contributions from Winter Wilson and Ben Robertson

Folk Club

8.00 PM - 10.30 PM
Community Centre

Chance for singers and musicians to meet together to share tunes and songs
Host: An Croenen

Evening Concert  2

9.00 PM - 10.30 PM
Marquee 1

YouTube Premiere - A mixture of lockdown and pre-recorded videos including contributions from Belshazzar’s Feast (individually and collectively) and Reg Meuross

 

Donate to show your support

We would be grateful if you would donate if are you in a position to do so.  Funds will be allocated to support artists who have been impacted, to donate to the NHS (minimum of 30% of donations) and to assist Chester Folk Festival in running future events (maximum of 20% of donations – we run on a not for profit basis).

 

Chester Folk Festival Online 2020

0871 218 0211

Chester Folk Festival,
PO Box 3900,
Chester,
CH1 9JH

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