Welcome to the Maldon Folk Festival

Maldon Folk Festival, located in Central Victoria, has been held annually for more than four decades.  Each year we provide a long weekend of quality entertainment at affordable prices, to suit all age groups.

Join us in Maldon
October 31st - November 3rd 2014

Experience the legendary festival atmosphere, showcasing an
abundance of music, dance and theatre in the historic,
National Trust Classified Maldon township.

At the 2014 Maldon Folk Festival you can enjoy four days of folk music and
dance, musical theatre and interactive workshops, complemented
by various activities around the Maldon township.

In 2012 we welcomed back The Troubadour Wine Bar and it will be with us for the forseeable future.

 

 

  • Children's Entertainment in our dedicated kids marquee
  • Festival Market (Stall bookings Maldon Primary School ph. 03 5475 1484)
  • Dancing - Old Time Bush Dance, Irish Ceili, Family Bush Dance, Blues Dance
  • Instrument Makers Exhibition
  • Workshops - Dance, Song, Instruments
  • The Spoken Word - Vintage Verse, Poet's Breakfast, Swagman's Breakfast & The Yarn Event
  • Songwriting Competitions - Roddy Read Memorial Songwriting Competition & Maldon Minstrel Award
  • Musical Theatre Presentations
  • Sessions, Busking & Chalkboard Venues
  • Traditional Gospel Concert & "Soul Music"




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We offer a natural setting and a relaxed atmosphere.
The historic Maldon township has an ambience dating from the Goldrush
with a wood-fired bakery, good food, local wines, pubs, churches, gardens
and the world famous Maldon Steam Train.

View a glimpse of the festival, and hear what festival-goers say about it.

This video was recorded in 2007. Lynda has now retired from the festival organisation.


Visit our Photo Gallery to see pictures of previous Maldon Folk Festivals.

 



Janette Geri

PERFORMERS, SONGWRITERS, BUSKERS, RECITERS, YARN SPINNERS, INSTRUMENT MAKERS


Performers are invited to apply from February 1st for a March 31st deadline. Visit the Performer Applications page for details. There are also ample Busking, Session and Chalkboard opportunities for performers – particularly those who are not programmed.

Walk-up performances are also welcome from reciters and yarn-spinners at the Spoken Word events.

Songwriting Competitions are open to both registered and non-registered performers. See Maldon Minstrel Award and Roddy Read Song Writing Award for more details.

Instrument Makers can display their hand-crafted musical instruments and share their knowledge and skills. See Instrument Makers Display for more info.


 

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See you at the 2014 Maldon Folk Festival
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Maldon Folk Festival 2014
Music - Folk, Traditional, Celtic, Bluegrass, Blues, Gospel;
Dance - Bush & Irish Ceilidh; Workshops & Competitions
PO Box 135, Maldon, Vic, 3463
Phone: 0421 643 478
Email: mail@maldonfolkfestival.com
Web: www.maldonfolkfestival.com


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