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..."the best gig on the North Sea..." - Dave Pegg


Next year's dates are 9th to 11th MAY

2025 early bird season tickets are now available at this year's price of £130. They will go up to £140 once the line-up is announced and bookings for the six concerts are available online. Please phone the box office on 01263 512495 to book for now.


Now that the dust has finally settled on this year’s event it’s time to say thank you to all involved:


                                Folk on the Pier is produced by Deckchair Productions                                                                  Scott Butler would like to thank the following:

Cromer Pier for their assistance & sponsorship in kind

World music engineer Rob Ellmore for front of house sound with Ricardo Da Fonseca for lighting design and Shaun Pass for on stage monitor mix

1.3 East for the fringe events and Debs Lewis at the Cliftonville Hotel and Phil Harris at Cromer Community Centre as well as Howie Marsh for the technical there

Andy Stafford and Simon Care for stage management

Stevie Horton for artist liason and event media and publicity

Jenni Randall and Jenny Affleck for artist and crew catering and thanks also to Morrisons, Cromer for helping with catering for Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble (pictured)

Phil Berry, Kelvin Gotts, Sharon Gotts, Andrea Tiplady, Fiona Davies

TobyLipton and ColinTaylor for crewing

Rosemarie Evans, Sue Marchant and Sue Bursnall for festival and artists merchandise sales

Chris Gill for event photography

The Pavilion Theatre management, front of house, box office, auditorium and stage team

Our various MC’s over the weekend

Dave Miller and Clare Tallboys for Poppyland Radio front of house sessions

BBC Regional Radio and Poppyland Radio, and also Archant Ltd, Leisure Publishing, Villa Publications,Triangle Magazine, Crab Tales and Just Regional

Martin Cook for the posters and programme cover artwork and T-Shirt design

Cheverton Printers for help and support with programme origination

Rob Beattie at Hove Website Design for website support.

Steve Cox and Les Marshall for their unerring support over many, many years.

And last but certainly not least all of the audience who attended and supported the Pavilion Theatre concerts and events around the town.


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Scott Butler - Festival Director

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The Folk on the Pier store is now open!

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