Festival treat for folk fans

Bill Whaley and Dave Fletcher - Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music
Bill Whaley and Dave Fletcher - Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music
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A FEAST of folk music is served up at a festival this weekend.

The third annual Day of Lincolnshire Folk Music, Dance and Song in Leadenham follows last year’s

successful event which was attended by more than 1,000 people.

In all, 60 artists will be performing 37 hours of music on Sunday.

The festival kicks off on Saturday with a ceilidh in Leadenham Village Hall with local legends the Higgledy Piggledgy band.

Then on Sunday, two stages at the George Hotel, in the village, will showcase a wide range of local talent from 11am.

Performers will include Bill Whaley and Dave Fletcher, ‘The Whisky Bard’ Robin Laing, Higgledy Piggledgy band, Barbara Owers, Brian Dawson, Liam Robinson, John Pape, Heidi Theaker, Norwegian Blues and many more.

Singarounds, workshops on a variety of themes and tune sessions will be held and are open to everyone.

Sunday is a free event, and tickets for the ceilidh are £5 on the door and it starts at 8pm.