Marymass Folk Festival

The 51st Marymass Folk Festival
Thursday 23rd  – Sunday 26th August, 2018

Picture of the Marymass 2018 publicity leaflet

Artists booked so far Celtic Quines, Siobhan Miller Band, Tom McConville & Andy Watt, Sheena Wellington, Fiona Forbes, Fiona Hunter, Barbara Dymock, Pernille and Stephen Quigg, The Wendy Weatherby Band, John Graham & Jim Jack – plus storytelling sessions for all ages. Festival MCs: Willie Sinclair & Dominic Boyce. Tickets are available from the club, from Joyce Hodge or ONLINE:


THURSDAY 23 August: Celtic Quines in concert with Festival Residents
Vineburgh Community Centre – 8pm to 11pm – Tickets £15
FRIDAY 24 August: Siobhan Miller Band in concert with Festival Residents
Vineburgh Community Centre – 8pm to 11pm – Tickets £15
SATURDAY 25 August: STRONG WOMEN: Sheena Wellington, Fiona Forbes, Fiona Hunter, Barbara Dymock in concert with Festival Residents
Volunteer Rooms, High Street, KA12 0AB – 7.30pm to 12midnight – Tickets £15


Friday Lunchtime Session: The Ship Inn, 12.30 – 2pm
Friday Folk Concert for Senior Citizens: Volunteer Rooms, 2 – 4pm
Friday The Danny Kyle Tea-Time Session: The Ship Inn, 4.30 – 6pm
Saturday The Marymass Saturday Bash: Woodlands Centre, 11.30 – 3pm
Saturday A Session at The Ship: The Ship Inn, 2 – 5pm
Sunday The Marymass Sunday Singaround + World Whammy Diddling and Chuckie-Chucking Championships: Vineburgh Community Centre, 2 – 5pm
Sunday The Big MFF High Tea: Vineburgh Community Centre, 4pm (£5 must be pre-booked 01294 551047 by Friday)
Sunday The Survivors’ Session: The Ship Inn, 7pm onwards

Thanks:  A BIG thank you to our donors for their support both financial and in kind. It is very much appreciated. They are –  North Ayrshire Council; Marymass Festival Committee; Vineburgh Community Centre; Rotary Club of Irvine Seagate; Soundsense; Ivybank Veterinary Clinic; The Ship Inn; Fasprint Services; Irvine Folk Club; The Living Tradition. Thanks also to everyone who helped with Irvine Folk Club’s fundraising for this year’s Marymass Folk Festival. Thanks to other donors who wish to remain anonymous. All Marymass Folk Festival information – Phone Joyce 01294 551047

The Marymass Folk Festival is organised by Irvine Folk Club.