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Anyone else get an incredible sense of excitement as they pass under the welcome sign on their way into the arena? we sure do! #CamFolkFest18 #Welcome #Cambridge #Folk #Festival



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Hello T-Shirt Competition Entrants/Friends,

We have had a couple of enquiries from entrants regarding this year’s t-shirt competition and what will happen due to this year’s cancellation. So we thought it would be best to send an update to everyone outlining what we have in store…

We are still looking for a winner and runner up from amongst the applications we have received – which has been one of the best year’s yet! The plan is to roll over the winner’s prize and the runner’s up prize for the competition to the 2021 Festival, we will are also still looking at the possibility of being able to produce a physical t-shirt(s) for purchase online this year and we hope that we will be able to share some exciting new about this later down the line. We will also look to run the competition again for the 2021 Festival which will give anyone a chance who is unsuccessful this year to get their creative hats on again and try again!

Take Care.

From all at CFF HQ
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Hello T-Shirt Competition Entrants/Friends,

We have had a couple of enquiries from entrants regarding this year’s t-shirt competition and what will happen due to this year’s cancellation. So we thought it would be best to send an update to everyone outlining what we have in store…

We are still looking for a winner and runner up from amongst the applications we have received – which has been one of the best year’s yet! The plan is to roll over the winner’s prize and the runner’s up prize for the competition to the 2021 Festival, we will are also still looking at the possibility of being able to produce a physical t-shirt(s) for purchase online this year and we hope that we will be able to share some exciting new about this later down the line. We will also look to run the competition again for the 2021 Festival which will give anyone a chance who is unsuccessful this year to get their creative hats on again and try again!

Take Care.

From all at CFF HQ

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When or how can we put this year’s festival tickets towards 2021 festival please? 🙂. Hope everyone is well in CFFHQ

How about a virtual CFF2020??? So many musicians along with folk supporters and promoters are putting on events like this! Surely the greatest folk festival in the world could organize SOMETHING at the end of July beginning of August where at least 20-30 “folk” artists can perform for 30 minutes each over 2 or 3 days. I know I would happily contribute to this. Please think about it Eddie. We NEED it👍😁

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🪕 Friends, earlier this week the wonderful Passenger took part in a Facebook live stream. Watch it back now 👇👇 ...

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thanks so much for sharing guys !! cant wait to come back and play ... when ever that may be 😉 x

Jasmine Aleesha Hale one for you if your bored xx

Alison Brunning

Awww ..love Passenger 😁

Trish Dickhud

Mike Harvey, for Ma! Xx

Bloody love it! <3

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Just realised Steve is live right now!! Sad we won't see him at Cambridge this year but hopefully we can welcome him back next time. Enjoy xx ...

Our thoughts go out to John Prine who is critically ill with coronavirus and on a ventilator, and his wife, Fiona, who is also ill. John has performed at Cambridge many times over the years. Here is a photo of his most recent set from 2018. ...

Our thoughts go out to John Prine who is critically ill with coronavirus and on a ventilator, and his wife, Fiona, who is also ill. John has performed at Cambridge many times over the years. Here is a photo of his most recent set from 2018.

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What a great set it was as well.

We saw him at the festival in 2018 and he was brilliant. I hope he and his wife can get through this.

He’s such a fighter - we pray he wins this battle too....

Here's a photo from CFF 1973 .. quote ' looks like everybody drinks this stuff round here ' He was magnificent along with his best buddy, Steve Goodman .. that was a vintage year. Hope John gets through this .. he's a determined fella!

My thoughts go out to John and his family. I hope he is going to be OK. He is a legend.

Here's to a speedy recovery

What a shame 🙁

Loved this set. Hoping John pulls through this xxx

He was at my first. 1987 I think.

Saw John many times including his last visit to Cambridge and hope to see him again !

My favourite singer-songwriter. First saw him in ‘73.

I am sad to hear the news of their illness hope they pull through 😥

First saw John Prine at the Cambridge Festival I think in 1992. Nanci Griffith joined him to sing "Speed of the Sound of Loneliness" and my amateur photographer husband took a wonderful black & white photo, which we cherish.

Sad news...🤞

A great, great man.

The reason I went to Cambridge in 2018. Absolutely fabulous set. So sad to hear this😢

Very sad to hear this, get well soon John.

His gig at your festival was awesome. His music maker nu day. Sending healing love to John and family❤

Sending get well thoughts to zjohn and his wife xx

Wish him well ❤️

A real songwriters songwriter. Thoroughly enjoyed and was mesmerized by his CFF sets both in 2012 and 2018. His most recent album could well be his best imho. “The Tree of Forgiveness”. Astonishing talent. Makes you cry, makes you laugh, makes you think. Truly unique.

Sad news indeed, seen him several times at Cambridge, just love his laid back style and sense of humour. Get well please.

Best wishes to both xx

Terrible news. Please get well, John

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Here are some more wonderful live sessions for you to enjoy in the coming weeks!

🪕 Join Niteworks this evening on their Facebook page from 8pm for their Barrowland Watch Party.

🪕 The legendary Richard Thompson - RT will be performing live on his Facebook page from 9pm this Sunday 29th March!

🪕 Folk Festival favourite Katherine Priddy will be doing a Facebook live stream on the 2nd April at 8pm! So make sureto add that to your calendar.

Lots of love

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Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner please please please!xxxxxx

We would love to see some whole sets from previous CFFs streamed please if that’s possible legally?

Have you any more from 2019 just to keep us going till 2021 ?

♥️ thank you!

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