Blog posts: "General"

Tickets available at Arena Ticket Shop

February 4, 2012

Click to buy now

We're very pleased to announce that Wath Festival tickets are now available to buy online using card payment at the Arena Ticket Shop, or in person from the Sheffield Motorpoint Arena.

Once you've purchased and received your tickets, please bring them to the festival office in the M…

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Christmas Ceilidh

December 17, 2011

The Wath Festival team would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and invite you to join in the festivities for the annual Christmas Ceilidh.

This year we have a Yorkshire theme with traditional local dances and bands, featuring the Yorkshire Mummers & Wath Morris from our own fair county. A…

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Very Early Bird Tickets On Sale

August 6, 2011

We're very pleased to announce that Very Early Bird Tickets are now on sale as of today and we already have Fairport Convention & Home Service with our Festival Patron, John Tams on the line up.

You can get your hands on discounted Full Weekend Tickets at £50. Our associates at the Park Inn Rotherha…

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Volunteers wanted for 2012

July 22, 2011

2012 is going to be Wath Festival's 40th year and we're going to make it our biggest yet. We're currently looking for creative, enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help us with next year's celebrations. If you would like to get involved send us a message and your contact details via our con…

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Keep updated with Wath Festival's social networks

July 13, 2011

An easy way to keep up to date with all Wath Festival's latest news is via our Facebook page and Twitter account. Come and add/ follow us on:

You can also get exclusive content by joining up to our mailing list. Just click below and follow…

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More 2011 artist announcements...

December 4, 2010

John Tams & Barry Coope -
Our festival patron, John Tams was such a hit last year we've invited him back in his duo with Barry Coope. 
John Tams described by Mojo as 'one of the ultimate British songwriters' has had a career spanning four decades in every medium. A member of the A…

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Fundraising Events

November 28, 2010

We've got a couple of fundraising events coming up for 2011's festival and we'd be really grateful if you could come support us.

29th Dec 2010 - Wath Morris Band Ceilidh

8.00pm, £5 per person/ £12 family ticket

8th Jan 2011 - Dearne Valley Folk BIG GIG in association with Wath Festival

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2011 artists so far...

November 18, 2010

Preparations are already being made for 2011's Wath Festival taking place from 27th April to 2nd May. Here are some of the artists already confirmed to play:

Frances Black:
When Nanci Griffith called Frances Black “the sweetest voice of Ireland,” she was paying tribute to someon…

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Festival accomodation

April 23, 2010

Looking for accomodation whilst at Wath Festival? Look no further, here are our recommendations.


Park Inn Rotherham
Express Park, Manvers Way
S63 7EQ

Tel: 01709 760666

The Sandygate House Hotel
S63 7QG

Tel: 01709 877827

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Artist Submissions

April 11, 2010

Thank you to artists who submitted material for this year's festival. We are not accepting any more submissions for 2010. However, if you would like to be considered for 2011's festival please follow our submission process:

Electronic Press Packs email to: wath[dot]festival@btinternet[dot]com

Hard …

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Sponsors 2010

April 5, 2010

Wath Festival would like to thank our funders:
Arts Council
Ben Bailey Homes
Foyle Foundation
Market Surgery
Woodgrove Surgery
Richard Bailey
Bramall Construction
Braisby Construction
Yorkshire & Clydesdale Bank
Local Councillors
Rotherham MBC

And our sponsors:
Park Inn
Sandygate Hotel
Red Lion Inn

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Download a Booking Form

February 10, 2010

You can now download and print a booking form to order your tickets for Wath Festival 2010. Please remember your early bird full weekend tickets are available at a discount price of £50.00 until 1st March.

Follow the steps below to get your tickets:

1. Download and print your ORDER FORM HERE.

2. Com…

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