Maldon Folk Festival, located in Central Victoria, has been held annually for more than three decades. Each year we provide a long weekend of quality entertainment at affordable prices, to suit all age groups.
Join us in Maldon
November 1st - 4th 2013
Experience the legendary festival atmosphere, showcasing an
abundance of music, dance and theatre in the historic,
National Trust Classified Maldon township.
At the 2013 Maldon Folk Festival you can enjoy four days of
folk music and
dance, musical theatre and interactive workshops,
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 Ceilidh, Family Bush 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
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.
Performers are invited to apply from February 1st for an 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.