The 5th Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival
will be held from the 17th – 19th June 2016
 andy's web promo photo Steve_Turner-DSC1351
The Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival is an international festival based in the picturesque village of Ballydehob, West Cork, featuring maritime and other folk music.
Sea songs, shanties, dance, craft market,workshops, sea songwriting competition, busking, music in the pubs and main stage on Ballydehob pier. also an Art Expo throughout the weekend
This year we are pleased to welcome Andy Irvine and Steve Turner for the first time, along with old favourites Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly, and many more. See the guest page for full details.
Most events are free except the workshops. Please go to the tickets page if you want to book in advance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Have a look at Tom Vaughan’s beautiful video of Ballydehob from the air, to get an idea of the surroundings.