The Folk Forest Takes a break

We have decided to press pause on future folk forest events for the time being to focus the efforts of our team in the food sector.  Principally that means running our local and Organic fruit and veg box and Sheffield based farm. More on this can be found on our Regather website. No doubt the pandemic impeded our plans for our events programme, but this period has also brought to the fore the urgent need to tackle what we believe is a food system in much need of reform, especially in the context of the climate and biodiversity crisis, and we want to contribute where we can.

Massive thanks goes out to all who have supported us over the last decade. We really appreciate it and of course the event would never have been anything without you! We will be updating you about future folk forest plans hopefully in the not too distant future! All the best, The Regather Team.


What's On


What's On

The Folk Forest 2021 Update

The Folk Forest 2021 Update

Following the recent announcement of the governments road map to recovery, things are certainly looking more positive for the festival. We are working with the local authority and following the latest guidance to to deliver a fantastic 10 year anniversary festival for you.


2020 Featuring…. This Is The Kit | Kokoroko | Penguin Cafe | Rozi Plain | Sheffield Beatles Project | Young Waters | Necktr | Otis Mensah | James Tait | Dr Fat Lip Funk Collective | 20 ft Squid Blues Band | Shivelights | Many More


We’re welcoming back our heritage crafts area offering opportunities to ‘have a go’ with materials like wood, metal and natural dyes under the guidance of the region’s finest crafts people.

Arts & Craft Market

Following the hugely successful markets over the last few years, we’re inviting back the best of contemporary art and craft, books, photography, vintage clothing and music memorabilia for The Folk Forest 2020 at Endcliffe Park.


The Folk Forest is a very family-friendly festival and we do everything we can to make the festival great for the whole family!

Tree Fayre

A celebration of all things tree. With workshops, art classes, nature walks and a national tree climbing competition!

Get Involved

There are loads of ways to get involved, help make the festival happen and meet new friendly faces.

Quality Food & Drink

The best local, high quality food stalls, alongside bars showcasing a selection of what makes Sheffield a nationally renown hotspot for beer!

Some Previous Performers...

Roy Ayers. / ­
Go Go Penguin. /
Cate Le Bon. /
Field Music. /
Portico Quartet. /
Marika Hackman. /
Martin Simpson. /
This Is The Kit. /
Honeyfeet./ ­
Teleman. /
Hidden Orchestra. /
Kit Downes Quartet. /
King Capisce. /
Blaenavon. /
Yorkston Thorne Khan. /
Kelly Joe Phelps. /
Roy Bailey. /
Sheffield’s Sgt Pepper Project. /
Anchorsong with String Quartet. /
Alasdair Roberts. /
C Duncan. /
Gwenno. /
Jane Weaver. /
Thomas Truax. /
Laura J Martin. /
Mammal Hands. /
James Fagan & Nancy Kerr. /
Mary Hampton Cotillion. /
Rozi Plain. /
The Lost Brothers . /
Katrina Gilmore and Jamie Roberts -
Johnny Kearney & Lucy Farrell. /
Holly Macve. /
Jim Ghedi & Toby Hay. / /
Kadialy Kouyate. /
Payroll Union. /
Jally Kebbe Susso & his band. /
The Monster Ceilidh Band. /
Rachel Sermanni. /
Nat Johnson & friends. /
Captives On The Carousel . /
The Big Eyes Family Players. /
Jamie Smith's Mabon. /
Napoleon IIIrd. /
Jalen N’Gonda. /
Paul Littlewood. /
Neighbourhood Voices. /


Nubiyan Twist
Forge Four Blacksmithing
Thomas Truax
Mud Kitchen
Middlewood Nature Nursery
Cate Le Bon
Regather Veg Box
Soweto Kinch
Cate Le Bon
Majid Magid - Sheffield Brewers Collective
Field Music
Jim Ghedi
Sheffield Market
kadialy kouyate
Sam Amidon
John Smith
5aside Chess
Site Gallery Introducing
Kids Area - Paracute
James Green
Youth Discovery Ventures (YDV)