Who’s on: Saturday

An overview of who’s on today. All information subject to change.

The festival programme with full details of locations and timings is now available to purchase from our online shop  It can also be purchased from various venues in Whitby including Holmans, Arch & Abbey, Station Inn, Flowergate Centre, Tourist Information and the Spa Pavilion.  There will also be an App, details of which will be posted here soon.

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Saturday’s Special Events

Whitby Folk Week Parade – All dance teams


Alistair Russell & Chris Parkinson | Anne Lamb | Benammi Swift | Bennery & Micheal Quinn | Brian Peters | Choras | Dan Quinn | Doug Eunson & Sarah Matthews | Graham O’Callaghan | Graham Pirt | Janice Burns & Jon Doran | Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante | Jerry O’Reilly | Jim Murray & TGTHB | Longhill Ramblers | Lynda Hardcastle & Alan Rose | Marske Fishermen’s Choir | Martyn Wyndham-Read | Matt Quinn | Mossy Christian & Megan Wisdom | Pete Coe | Rebecca Hearne | Rosie Davis | Sara Grey | Stanley Accrington | The Davenports | The Hunch | The Wilsons | Tyburn Road | Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer

Ceilidhs & Dances

Welcome Mixed Dance & Ceilidh – A variety of dances with Daisy Black & Contrasaurus, followed by ceilidh with Whapweasel & Erin Mansfield. Dance displays by Chipping Campden Morris Dancers and Chiltern Hundreds Clog Morris

Welcome English Dance – Orly Krasner; The Falconers


Story Session – with Taffy Thomas and others

Taffy’s Tunes And Tales – MC Taffy Thomas; Cream Tees; Wear’d Aliens; Pete Cooper; Rose Rylands; Johnny Handle & Chris Hendry; Dave Arthur; Ken Wilson; and others

Plus dance displays, sessions & singarounds, and Craft Fair & musical instrument stalls at the Leisure Centre