Bermondsey Folk Festival 2018 – Ady Johnson, David Jaycock, Cunning Folk and Russman

The Bermondsey Folk Festival 2018 continues and after the day’s events in The Blue  Market, the Bermondsey Folk Festival music will play at Shortwave Cafe with an evening of fantastic folk acts. You’ll be pleased to know that Shortwave Cafe is fully licensed & has a great selection of beers and drinks.

The artists

Ady Johnson is a Suffolk born, London based troubadour who is a Radio 6 regular; Tom Robinson says “He’s damn good live!”.

David Jaycock is a virtuoso guitarist, comparable to John Fahey, who has performed with many folk luminaries including Marry Waterson. He will be performing songs from his new album “The Decline of the Mobile Library”.

Cunning Folk performs traditional British folk songs & songs inspired by British folklore. The Guardian describes him as “charming & mesmeric”

Russman is a local fishmonger & community organiser. His songs about life in Bermondsey are a celebration of the everyday urban folk of Bermondsey.

David JaycockCunning Folk

 Click here for directions to Shortwave Cafe, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clements Road, London SE16 4DG

You can register to attend this event at Eventbrite. It’s FREE and it helps us to know  how many of you may be coming plus it helps us to plan next year’s BFF2019 (yes, we already think about it)

Click here to register for this event on Eventbrite


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the Bermondsey Folk Festival 2018 Shortwave Cafe event?

We don’t need tickets but if you register it is extremely helpful for event planning and planning of future events.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Everyone is welcome, obviously all minors need to be accompanied at all times.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Shortwave Cafe is a short distance from Jamaica Road and The Blue Market.

All the venues taking part in the Bermondsey Folk Festival are within a short distance on foot from Bermondsey undergroung station (Jubilee). Other nearby stations are Canada Water (Jubilee line and overground), Surrey Quays (overground)

Buses 1, 381 and P12 all have stops in Southwark Park Road

We do not recommend the use of private cars.

Do I have to register for the other events in the Bermondsey Folk Festival 2018?

No need, however it is extremely helpful to us to know numbers for good planning of this event and future ones

Can I attend without registration?

Of course you can.

The main stage is an open space but we really appreciate if you can register as it helps us to organise next year’s event.


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