Canterbury Folk Festival

A Family Festival of Music

Songwriters Panel

Chaired by Richard Dingwall from the Wilding Pines, a group of songwriters including Anu Grace, Lisa Tui, Mark LeMaire and Aaron Gott and Amy Maynard (from Looking for Alaska) perform examples of their work and discuss their craft. Learn from those creating their own music with insights into how they work when they are composing.

Important Dates:

Save the date to find your folk 19 - 22 April 2019

44th Canterbury Folk Festival - a family-friendly weekend featuring the best in acoustic/folk music at the Waipara Adventure Centre2019 performer applications close on 31 July 2018. Please send all links and information to 

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Thank you for your interest in the Canterbury Folk Music Festival. If you require any additional information about the event or how to apply, please contact us:

Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140
ph: 027-454-3885