Canterbury Folk Festival

A Family Festival of Music

Speaking Out With Spoken Word

Join Jessie as she talks about the roots of spoken word poetry and encourages you to speak your truth onstage. Jessie’s talk will cover topics like finding your stories, how to craft an engaging poem, performance tips, slam poetry strategy, and the talk will close with an open mic, where you’ll have a chance to get up and share your own poetry. Suitable for anyone with a story somewhere in their soul.

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