Heads up from Pink Wafer on The Folk Forest 2018

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The Folk Forest are running their own mini festival in Endcliffe Park on the weekend of Tramlines.

Previously part of the Tramlines programme, The Folk Forest have run a stage at the leafy gateway to the Peak District for several years.

But with Tramlines’ relocation to Hillsborough this year, The Folk Forest have parted ways in order to host their own ticketed mini festival.

As line-up announcements have been released, it’s shaped up into a pretty delightful affair, with a diverse bill of emerging and established artists from Sheffield and across the UK.

Embracing a broad definition of ‘folk’ (which translates from the German as, simply, ‘people’), The Folk Forest’s main stage – suitably named the Forest stage – promises an eclectic bill of live music.

A strong jazz contingent includes MOBO award-winning jazz musician and rapper Soweto Kinch, and electronic/ambient Mercury nominees Portico Quartet…..

Read the rest of the article here: https://pinkwafer.club/2018/05/09/the-folk-forest-are-doing-their-own-festival-and-it-looks-amazing/

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