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The 9th Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival will be held from the 17th – 19 June 2022

 
 
 
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.
A Photography Exhibition on the opening night Thurs16 june accompanied by a Musical Jazz Jamboree in Rosies Bar.
Sea songs, shanties, workshops,Craft Stalls, music in the pubs and a Fundraising Concert in Levis Corner House.
 
This year we are pleased to welcome back Tom Lewis to the festival for the second time http://www.tomlewis.net/, along with old favourites such as Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly.  The Concert last year was sold out, early purchase of concert tickets is advised.
2022 marks a debut appearance for lyrical singer Gemma Khawaja, and also Keith Kendrick and Sylvia Needham.plus Merfolk  an international folk ensemble who sing magical songs of waterways and the sea See the guest page for further details.Tim Browne will be joined by Pat Fleming and Maria Cotter
 
 
Most events are free except the Headline Concert and the workshops. Please go to the tickets page if you want to book in advance., Sat June 18th 2022, Ballydehob Levis Corner House, admission 10e.
 

Have a look at Tom Vaughan’s beautiful video of Ballydehob from the air, to get an idea of the charming surroundings.