Moseley Folk Festival 2013

Moseley Folk Festival is a little festival in the heart of Birmingham, and a couple of weeks ago, as a new Brummie resident, I went along to check it out.

The festival is in its eighth year and, as the organisers say it is an eclectic mix of “traditional, contemporary and experimental folk and acoustic music”. It is set in Moseley Park, and is only a hop, skip and a jump from where I live. It’s pretty small affair as far as festivals go with about 2000 people attending.

Now, I’m not really sure what makes folk folk, and I wasn’t even that sure that I liked folk music before I went, but off I went with an open mind, a picnic rug, some tasty treats, some suncream and a few friends and we had a great time.

Oh, and I’m not too sure how to use my new camera, so excuse the over exposed pictures. As soon as I get a chance i’ll read the manual and figure out what i’m doing wrong.

Moseley Folk Festival 2013 -The Green Eyed Girl

Moseley Folk Festival entrance - The Green Eyed Girl

 

 

 

 

 

Finding a place at Moseley Folk Festivaal - The Green eyed GirlWe found a little spot, laid down our rugs, and tucked in to our picnicblankets

P1020199The music was a perfect back ground for having a good catch up with friendsThetentHere’s my friend, also named ClaireP1020019

Wardey-and-AdamAnd here’s me with Mr BMe-and-WillWe chatted, ate and drank wine and cider, soaking up the sun and the festival atmosphereWardles-and-WainyUntil the sun went downdusk

We enjoyed it so much that i’ll splash out next year for a weekend ticket

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