The Folk Forest returns to our beautiful forest glade in Endcliffe Park as part of Tramlines Festival 2017!
Top draw live music.
High quality food & drink.
Arts & craft market.
Bird Table – fair stage.
Heritage Trails / Craft Area.
and lots of outdoor activities for all the family.
Entry to The Folk Forest Fair is free and open to all. Entry to The Folk Forest Stage is with a Tramlines wristband.
2017 Tickets Now Available >>> http://tramlines.gigantic.com/
Main Stage Line up
Cate Le Bon
Yorkston Thorne Khan
Sheffield’s Sgt Pepper Project
The Buffalo Skinners
John Joseph Brill
The Magic Girl
James Ewan Tait
***The Folk Forest Fair***
There will be loads to do for all the family again this year. Entry is still free and open to all!
***Arts and Crafts Market***
The hugely successful market returns, and we’re inviting back the best of contemporary art and craft, books, photography, vintage clothing and music memorabilia for a sixth year at The Folk Forest Fair arts and craft market.
Here are some of the featured traders…
The Owlery | James Green | Photographs by Charlotte Newton | The Bindi People | SoussiBlue | Angels & Butterflies |
Daniels Bros | Wolf Ate Grandma | Dot Cotton Crafts | A&DCreations | Brian Holland Ceramics | Whylder Mills | Hannah Kate Jewellery | Scarlett and Valentine | Handpicked Books
Sam Parr Art & Illustration | Carter & Francis | Suzi Thompson Printmaker | Frankly my deer | Tipsy Towers | DandelionsGreen
Sheffield Skincare Company | | Helen Drake Illustrations | Kind Fibre| Cloverdilly Crafts | Annie Barnett designer/maker | Some Things Jewellery | Poco Nido | Gracie Mae Jewellery | Yorkshire Blankets | Stepping Stones Jewellery | Own Way Screenprints
SHELTER – The Housing and Homelessness Charity will also be returning.
***Heritage Craft Workshop Area***
Sheffield is full of independent makers of all kinds, and Arts and Crafts have always been an important part of the Folk Forest. This year you can have a go yourself with the help of some of the region’s finest crafts people. Including:
Knife & Axe Carving
Clay Sculpture Workshop
Natural Cordage & Jewellery
Pole Lathe Turning
Gypsy Rose Carving
Charcoal Burning Demonstration
Bookings Now Being Taken! Sessions are limited so booking advised. To book or for more info visit: http://thefolkforest.net/workshops/
Site Gallery are launching their incredible Art Van at this year’s Folk Forest. The van transforms into a whole area for creative activities, so come and visit our art camp. Drop in anytime to participate in maker workshops and to experience our programme of music, moving image artwork and live performance.
***Bird Table Stage***
Live music to accompany the fair area with a diverse programme representing Sheffield’s Cultural landscape. Line up tbc shortly.
Positive outdoor experiences at the Forest School in the woods. Organised by Middlewood Nature Nursery.
We’re delighted to welcome back Youth Discovery Ventures who will be hosting a children’s area, with a range of activities programmed across the weekend.
New Games will also return for a variety of parachute and co-operative games.
***Yoga / Healing ****
The teachers from the Yoga at the Reach yoga studio on Eccelsall Road are delighted to be supporting this years Folk Forest by providing a variety of yoga classes over the weekend. There will be a class suitable for everyone – babies, children and adults, with or without yogic experience. So please pop by their tent, say hi to see the weekend’s yoga class timetable or check on line at www.yogaatthereach.com.
Andrew Jones Tui Na and Acupuncture will also be available for treatments over the weekend.
***Waterwheel Stage at Shepherds Wheel***
Join us in the shadow of the famous Sheffield Heritage Site as the The Folk Forest ventures out into Whiteley Woods with a ‘pop-up’ stage at Shepherd Wheel featuring music, drama, poetry, and local history.
Expect music and performances from 2pm – 6pm on both Saturday and Sunday.
As well as the performances, which will be staged throughout the day, there will be refreshments for sale, provided by New Roots and some FoPV volunteers will be on hand to help and offer a wealth of stories about the site, merchandise for sale, and information about other projects taking place in the local area.
They’ll be plenty more details to be announced soon! Including more Music, and activites for people to do. But trust we’ll have something for everybody on stage and off.
Access to the glade area and Folk Forest Stage: Tramlines Wristbands required
Access to the Folk Forest Fair, including a 2nd stage, market, and other attractions: Free Access