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Costa Del Folk March 2015 Festival Review by Fiona McGuire

Steeleye Span’s 1975 hit ‘All Around my Hat’ opens with the line ‘Fare thee well cold winter and fare thee well cold frost’ and they were my thoughts exactly as I got on a plane this March bound for the second annual Costa Del Folk Festival in Benalmadena Spain. The event organisers at Enjoy Travel promise that this is the festival to put a smile on your face, a song …Read More

A Family Affair At Costa Del Folk

Two of the acts taking part in Spain are well-known duos, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman and Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts. The clue’s in the name in that Kathryn and Jamie are in fact brother and sister but otherwise there’s no connection between the two acts. Among the festival-goers coming to the event are their mum and dad, Carol and Mick Roberts, who were with us last year and this time …Read More

Nominations For The 2015 BBC Folk Awards

JEZ LOWE, O’HOOLEY AND TIDOW, RUSSELL AND ALGAR, AND THE YOUNG’UNS NOMINATED FOR THE 2015 BBC FOLK AWARDS We’re delighted to announce that four Costa del Folk acts have been nominated for the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for 2015. Jez Lowe is nominated for the prestigious Folk Singer of the Year Award while O’Hooley and Tidow  and Greg Russell and Ciaron Algar are both nominated for the Best Duo …Read More

POPPLETON LIVE FESTIVAL: 4th-10th MAY 2015

Poppleton Festival May 2015 will be bigger and better this year, as they have added several nights of entertainment including drama, comedy and classical music to the tried and tested one day festival. This year’s festival now includes : Badapple Theatre – The Unlikely Dads The excellent Badapple Theatre will be performing their new comedy drama, The Unlikely Dads. Barron Knights You’ll be treated to old favourites like Call Up The …Read More

Folk Festival

COSTA DEL FOLK – THE HOLIDAY THAT PUTS A SMILE ON YOUR FACE, A SONG IN YOUR HEART AND THE SUN ON YOUR BACK! All folk music fans love a good festival but more often than not the memories of the experience involving standing in a damp, muddy and overcrowded field in cold weather and spending endless periods in a queue to spend a penny!  Well you can now ditch …Read More

Enjoy Travel’s Other Events

WHY NOT TAKE A LOOK AT ENJOY TRAVEL’S EVENTS:- We specialise in giving each and every one of our customers a holiday that truly is a feast for the senses; delicious food and drink combine perfectly with outstanding music and dancing, all set against the backdrop of some of the most iconic and exhilarating locations on the planet. Click on the links below for information on our other events: Trip …Read More

Blackbeard’s Tea Party Tour Dates

We will be welcoming Blackbeard’s Tea Party back to Costa del Folk next March with their funky folk tunes, storming songs and an infectious stage energy, all of which have earned them the accolade “contemporary folk-rock at its most infectious.” Just in case  you can’t wait until next March  to see them perform we thought we would share their Tour Dates … Fri 24th October                                    Cornerstone Arts Centre Didcot, Oxfordshire Sat 25th October                                    Canada Water …Read More

Martin Simpson Tour Dates

Martin Simpson is widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world. His interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling and his solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving – we are so pleased that he will be performing at Costa Del Folk Spain however if you cant wait until March maybe you could catch one of these gigs…. DATES Fri 3rd …Read More

Steeleye Span Tour Dates

Steeleye Span are one of the pioneers of folk rock and one of the most influential names in roots music – it is fantastic that they are performing at Costa Del Folk in Spain. March will be here quickly however we thought we would share Steeleye Span tour dates just in case if could manage to see one of their gigs before then…. Wed 1st Oct        The Roses Theatre Tewkesbury …Read More