Bermondsey Folk Festival 2019 at The Biscuit Factory

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Bermondsey Folk Festival 2019 at The Biscuit Factory


On Sunday September 8th, 2019 there will be the 5th annual Bermondsey Folk Festival, an unmissable free London folk music event.

Date & time

Date:8 September 2019


Event Details

Address:the Biscuit Factory
100 Clements Road

Post code:SE16 4DG


Open hours:12pm to 6pm


Entry is entirely free with headlining sets from Irish folk legend Andy Irvine and Sheffield’s own Martin Simpson, with a host of performances from local and national acts.

The festivities unfurl at 11.00am with a guided walk around Bermondsey by renowned poet and folklorist John Constable culminating at noon in The Biscuit Factory where the stage will be bustling with sweet songs. Traditional Irish dancing and sword dancing alongside attractions for all the family, street food and drinks stalls and community engagement space, will complement the day’s proceedings.

The Biscuit Factory Stage:

  • 12:00 Marisa Jack & Davy
  • 13:00 Alison & Jack
  • 13.30 John Constable
  • 13.45 Ben Walker
  • 15.40 Thrale’s Rapper
  • 16.15 Martin Simpson
  • 17.15 Andy Irvine
  • 18.00 Event at the Biscuit ends

The main event is followed by the evening session from 18.00 at nearby Partizan Brewing where you will find Walthamstow’s finest Stick In the Wheel, headlining a stout line up of talented performers


By Bus:1, 381, P12 ( Southwark Park Road)
47, 188, 318, C10 (Bermondsey Station then follow Drummond Rd and Clement's Road)

By Tube:Bermondsey (Jubilee line) (5 minutes walk)

By Train:Canada Water and Surrey Quays for overground and underground and connections to bus routes stopping in Southwark Park Road

South Bermondsey train station (15 minutes approximately)



Access for wheelchair usersAccess for wheelchair users

Adapted toiletAdapted toilet

Level access toiletLevel access toilet

Disabled toilets on-site No disabled parking though off-site Sunday parking available

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