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Canterbury Folk Music Festival - A Family Festival of Music


Fri 30 Mar 2018, 1:00pm–11:55pm
Sat 31 Mar 2018, 9:00am–11:55pm
Sun 1 Apr 2018, 9:00am–11:55pm
Mon 2 Apr 2018, 9:00am–11:55am

Where: Waipara Boys Brigade Camp, 143 Darnley Road, Waipara, Hurunui

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Full weekend adult: $150.00
  • Full weekend adult - early bird before 05/03/2018: $140.00
  • Full weekend youth: $85.00
  • Day passes from: $50.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: judismitheram

A family festival of music - celebrating music and people.
Easter 2018: 30 March – 2 April.

A family-friendly weekend featuring the best in acoustic/folk music:
- top national and international performers
- concerts, dances, workshops, informal “jam sessions”
- youth band project, fun-filled children’s programme
- Giant Ukestra Band, blackboard concerts, choir
- opportunities for you to perform with guest artists plus so much more...

2018 guest artists:
- Mark and Cindy Lemaire, USA
- Dave Flynn, Ireland
- Uke Nomad, Australia
- Andrew Lockwood, UK
- Tweed, Auckland
- Looking for Alaska, Hamilton
- Jessie Fenton, Auckland
- Lisa Tui, Jillie Toogood and Alastair Wallace, Christchurch
- The Wilding Pines, Dunedin
- Neil Copeland, Dunedin.

Day passes cost $90, but $150 will get you a full weekend pass including the opportunity to pitch a tent for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Situated less than an hour’s drive north of Christchurch, the Waipara Adventure Centre features campsites, bunk rooms, plus clean bathroom and shower facilities. Cook your own food or take advantage of the festival catering facilities. The onsite café features barista coffee and fresh home baking.

There is something for everyone – come and be a part of this special weekend event.