Special Events

We have various special events planned for Whitby Folk Week 2022, including 12 Silk Handkerchiefs, Framed: The Alice Wheeldon Story and The Transports

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We look forward to welcoming back artists to Whitby, including our Whibty Folk Week patrons Melrose Quartet, and many more...

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Ceilidhs & Dances

We're looking forward to getting back to dancing in 2022 and bringing you a fantastic week of dance events! The dance programme will feature ceilidhs, contra, Playford, English and mixed programme dances, plus daily workshops and family ceilidhs - there's something for everyone to enjoy!  

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We have wide variety of workshops at Whitby Folk Week including music, social dance, singing, morris dancing, festival orchestra, and much more, some of which are a progressive series through the week.

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There'll be daily music and singing sessions at a variety of venues around town


Talks, Presentations & Interviews

There's a daily programme of talks, presentations and interviews.

More info to follow soon...

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Dance Teams

Watch out for parades, daily dance displays and the Dance Extravaganza!

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There'll be storytelling sessions, and maybe a workshop or two

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Yoof Club

Watch out for details of our daily Yoof Club


Children's Festival

There'll be a full programme of Children's events