Our Milestone Concert – Free to view for a period

Girvan’s Milestone Concert, which would have been part of our physical festival had we not been forced to move the festival online owing to Covid-19 restrictions, is now available to view without a ticket for a limited period. We hope that you enjoy this concert. You might wish to make a donation via our website, … Read more

Online Festival – viewable throughout the Month

Listen again – or Listen for the first time:  Girvan Festival 20u21 (Online) launched over its usual May Day weekend.  Because of the wonders of technology, all events are available to view throughout the month of May (apart from the Late Night Extras which were live events at a specific time.)  Our ‘Saturday’ Concert now … Read more

Details of Girven Folk Festival Online are now on our website

Full details of Girven Folk Festival Online are now on our website. Some events require tickets but many are free – and all are available for you to engage with at a time of your choosing throughout the month of May.  Events ‘Go Live’ from Saturday evening’s main concert at 7.30pm on 1st May. Get … Read more

AGM – Notification of AGM, 24 March, 2021

The AGM of GIRVAN TRADITIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL is due to take place on Wednesday 24 MARCH 2021, at 6pm.  Owing to Covid-19 related restrictions the AGM will take place using ZOOM.  Login details for the Zoom hosted AGM will be sent to Trustees and committee members.  If any interested party would like to attend, please … Read more

Girvan Folk Festival, 2020   Coronavirus forces Cancellation

We are sad to release news that Girvan Folk Festival, 2020 has had to be cancelled owing to the situation with the coronavirus. We are still trying to be positive, initially trying to not use the CANCELLED word, rather saying that Girvan Folk Festival is EXTENDED to 2021. But whilst being positive, we didn’t want … Read more

Reminder: Girvan Folk Festival AGM of the SCIO, 19th August, 6pm

This is a reminder that the AGM of GIRVAN TRADITIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL is due to take place on 19 AUGUST 2019, at 6pm in The Westcliffe Hotel,  Louisa Drive, Girvan. Girvan Folk Festival is incorporated as a SCIO and registered as a Charity.  The SCIO is responsible for the oversight and Governance of the organisation. … Read more

Concert at Culzean Castle – Friday 10th May

Girvan Folk Festival in cooperation with Culzean Castle is presenting a special concert as part of The Burns Festival Fringe.  Burns and the Tradition: In the footsteps of Jean Redpath. Fiona Ross with Brian Miller Friday 10th May, 7.30 – 9.30 pm.  Tickets £12.50 Culzean Castle, The Round Drawing Room A very special evening of folk songs … Read more

Timetable for local Festival Bus Services

Not sure how legible this will be, but this is a timetable for Buses serving the outlying villages for festival events. It will be printed in the Festival programme, but it would be good for advance planning if local people were aware of this facility. So if you know anyone this might be helpful to, … Read more

Adam McNaughtan – Guest at the Bobby Robb Tribute Concert

Adam McNaughtan, The legendary Glasgow songwriter whose compositions include The Yellow On The Broom, The Jeely Piece Song, and Oor Hamlet yet again comes out of retirement to grace The Bobby Robb Tribute Concert which last year drew a Saturday afternoon packed house. Attenders are recommended to get along early for the best seats this … Read more