Shepherd Neame are delighted to support Broadstairs Folk Week from 6th-13th August 2021. A unique chance to enjoy a traditional folk music festival in a beautiful seaside town. discover new bands, see old favourites and encounter the odd surprise! There will be Shepherd Neame bars in the main arena and next to the Bandstand, for you to enjoy your favourite ales and lagers, including Whitstable Bay Pale Ale, Spitfire and Bishops Finger.
There will also be a roster of entertainment in local Shepherd Neame pubs. See below for where to catch amazing music in amazing venues, all within short walking distance of the main festival in this beautiful seaside town.
This Grade II listed pub is just a short stroll from beautiful Viking Bay. There’s a newly restyled garden too. The daily Singalongs may go ahead outdoors this year, daily from Saturday 7th to Friday 13th and the Poets’ breakfast will be here from 10-11am too, hosted by Simon Vogel and Vicki Chadwick. Pop in for a relaxed acoustic vibe in the afternoons and evenings.
Neptune’s Hall, 1-3 Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1ET
The Wrotham Arms
Freshly refurbished and minutes from the hustle and bustle of the seafront. Offering rest and refreshment since 1870, there are seven guest rooms, making an ideal base for exploring the town. Bob Kenward hosts the daily Woodshed sessions here from 7th to 13th between 12pm and 3pm, with special festival guests. Plus bands throughout the week.
The Wrotham Arms, Ramsgate Rd, Broadstairs CT10 1QQ
The Royal Albion
In a prime position on Broadstairs seafront since 1776 and once a regular haunt for Charles Dickens, the terrace and garden overlook Viking Bay. Folk Week bands perform in the gardens on the promenade here every afternoon and evening.
The Royal Albion, 6-12 Albion St, Broadstairs CT10 1AN