Welcome to the sixth Big Whistle Festival bringing you the best in traditional music. The ever popular whistle is still at the heart of the festival but don’t miss the growing mix of concerts and sessions available for you to participate in or just sit back and enjoy.

Big Whistle 2013 will feature headliners Rura, Anxo Lorenzo Trio, The Shee, Mike McGoldrick and The Old Dance School.

Grab yourself a bargain and get a Weekend Ticket for 47 pounds! The ticket will include full access to all Big Whistle Festival workshops and shows. You can also join us for just one of the days for 37 pounds on Saturday and 18 pounds on Friday.

This year features a beginners workshop as well as workshops by Anxo Lorenxo Trio, The Shee and Rura. If you’re not a beginner, the East Lancashire Railway will also be operating a very special morning Big Whistle Rail Ale Trail featuring some superb folk music.

Festival compere is Keith Donnelly.

Dates & Times

Last session: Sat 9 Feb 2013 at 10:00 AM - This event has now passed

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