WinterFest 2020 tickets are NOW ON SALE


17-19 January 2020

Sarah Thorne Theatre, Broadstairs



WinterFest 2020 will comprise of three days of a variety of high quality music.


Friday night will be a dance night with a small amount of seating.  Saturday and Sunday will involve two sessions of concerts with full concert seating.


Once again we will have a selection of food and drinks on sale with areas inside and out to meet and chat with friends.


The line-up:



Friday Evening

The Lowly Strung

Hobo and the Hippies




Saturday Afternoon


Sam Brothers

Sally Ironmonger & Brian Carter




Saturday Evening

The Little Unsaid


Thomas Abrahams

Richie Triangle



Sunday Afternoon


Phil Henry

Missouri Gutts

No Second Spring



Sunday Evening

Chris Difford


Lunch Special

Dave Ellis and Boo Howard

For pictures of Winterfest 2019 click here

Ticket Information


We offer 7 types of tickets:

  • £58 - Full WinterFest (entrance for Friday evening, Saturday afternoon & evening concerts, and Sunday afternoon & evening concerts).
  • £11 - Friday evening only - this is a dance evening with less chairs available.
  • £50 - Saturday and Sunday tickets - entrance for all concerts on Saturday afternoon & evening, and Sunday afternoon & evening.
  • £9 - Saturday afternoon concerts only.
  • £19 - Saturday evening concerts only.
  • £9 - Sunday afternoon concerts only.
  • £19 - Sunday evening concerts only.


If you buy tickets on-line you will receive a receipt from PayPal.  If you buy tickets via post or the Folk Week office you will be emailed a receipt.  Bring your receipt on the day to exchange for your wristband.

On-line sale of tickets is now closed.


We are very likely to have tickets available on the door for Friday night and Sunday afternoon.  If you want to come to another session please stop by to check availability.

General Information

Door Opening Times:

  • Friday Evening: 6pm
  • Saturday Afternoon: 1pm
  • Saturday Evening: 5:30pm
  • Sunday Afternoon: 1pm
  • Sunday Evening: 5:30pm

The music ends at 10:30PM on Friday & Saturday, and 10PM on Sunday.


If you have an afternoon and evening ticket you will not be asked to leave the hall between sessions.


The seating is unreserved.  For the Saturday/Sunday concerts we will ensure there will be enough seats for all.  There is limited seating on the Friday evening.


The car park at the theatre will be reserved for artists and disabled drivers only, but free parking is available on most of the adjacent streets.  There is also a car park behind the station off St Peters Park Road.

For pictures of WinterFest 2019 click here


Our main festival website is here


Contact the fundraising committee by email