Events

From the annual Folk Festival to our weekly Folk Nights to the traditional Christmas Wassail, Young Folk at the Hall and many concerts and workshops throughout the year; the Folk Arts Society holds many events in support of promoting and preserving cultural traditions.

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FOLK FESTIVAL

2017 marks our 41th year hosting the Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival! We're very excited and have some wonderful things planned. Here's hoping you can make it!

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FOLK NIGHT

Join us for Folk Night every Wednesday between 9 and 11:30 p.m. at the Ship Pub; St. John's oldest continually running live music event.

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YOUNG FOLK AT THE HALL

Young Folk at the Hall, a young people's workshop and concert, has been offered annually since 2002. Come check out these incredible young people.

HOLIDAY WASSAIL

Our annual Holiday Wassail is an annual gathering where families can sing their favourite Christmas Carols along with some of our best musicians. It all takes place in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Coming Soon - Details of the 2017 Holiday Wassail

Workshops

We’re more than just the Folk Festival

Besides the Annual Folk Festival and weekly folk night, the FAS presents other events including the Christmas Carol Wassail and numerous concerts.

Past workshops have highlighted the cultural heritage of the Province exploring several Newfoundland traditions including songs, set dancing, mat hooking, mummering and the playing of a wide variety of musical instruments. Young Folk at the Hall, a young people’s workshop and concert, has been offered annually since 2002.

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