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BWH - BBC Folk Awards - October 2019

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Wednesday 16 October 2019 7.30pm

Event Timings

Auditorium doors: 5.45pm
Patrons to be seated by: 6.30pm
Folk Awards start: 6.45pm

Patrons arriving after 6.40pm will not be admitted. Timings will be updated closer to the concert date. Please check the website on the afternoon of the performance for up-to-date information. All timings are approximate and are subject to change.

The Bridgewater Hall

Tickets £25.50

(All ticket prices include £3.00 booking fee)
Maximum 6 tickets per household
Please contact the Box office on 0161 907 9000 to book wheelchair spaces or if you have any other access requirements.

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Mark Radcliffe hosts the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – the annual ceremony that celebrates and rewards the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music.

Radio 2’s Folk Awards is one of the jewels in the network’s musical calendar and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The show will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2.

Alongside the announcement of the winners by an array of guest presenters, there will be live performances from new and established artists including legendary Irish group Dervish, Welsh-Senegalese duo Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita and Edward II, Anglo-Caribbean fusioneers from Manchester.

There will also be the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award and one act will join Nick Drake, Sandy Denny, Woody Guthrie and Ewan MacColl via induction in to the Folk Awards Hall of Fame.

Expect very special collaborations, and magical musical moments, from some of the most exciting artists in the folk world.

Travel & Dining

Travel & Parking

Purchase discounted parking (evening concerts only) and reduced price Metrolink tram tickets along with your concert tickets.

Eating & Drinking

Make your concert experience extra special by upgrading to A-List in the Corporate Members’ Bar (selected concerts only) or booking pre-concert dining.

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