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The Festival of the Artisan on Thursday 21st - Saturday 23rd June 2018
A Three-Day Festival - Celebrating the Creativity and Craftsmanship of the Artisan 21st, 22nd, 23rd June 2018.
The first Festival of the Artisan will be held in the beautiful market town of Ashbourne, on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District, over the summer solstice of 2018. Raising a glass to all things handmade, it will be a three-day celebration of craftsmanship and creativity in music, craft, food, drink and all things artisanal.
Three festivals in one,
The Festival of Music will showcase acoustic performers from Britain, Ireland, Spain and America as well as local bands. They will perform in the cruciform-shaped church with its magnificent stained glass windows. With a capacity of 400, early booking is advisable. Performers include: Blair Dunlop, Merry Hell, Blás, Steve Bonham and The Long Road, Rob McHale, Anthony John Clarke, Tomás Jiménez, 5 Hills Out, Sammy Carter and The Vagabond Collective.
The Festival of Beer, Cider and Gin will take place in the adjacent St Oswald’s Church Hall, where over twenty craft beers, ten real ciders and ten gins from local and national producers will be available. The festival will also see the official launch of Artisan Café-Bar’s own gin.
The Festival of Craft will feature people and artisans will be exhibiting on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd June only. They will be giving practical, live demonstrations to showcase their skills, and to give festival-goers an opportunity to learn more about their particular craft. Most will also be providing the opportunity for visitors to purchase their products.
Music Genres: Acoustic, Country/Americana, Folk
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