Bass master class also good for bass guitarists

Holly Downes has just advised that her bass master class is not confined to double bassists but will also cover material useful to bass guitarists!

So check out the Masterclass Monday page and book your master class through the link on the Ticketing page.


Festival programme available online now

You can now view the programme for Wellyfest 2018 here on the website. It’s on the homepage or you can click here to go directly to the programme page.

You can also find it any time by clicking on the 2018 Festival drop down menu and selecting programme.

There are still some Monday Masterclass tickets available too so book now to ensure your place (limited to 20). Click here to book.

It’s going to be another great festival and we can’t wait to see you there!

More Festival detail added to the website

We’ve added:

Remember that the Early Bird discounts expire on 30 September – to get them you must book and pay before midnight on the 30th.

Click here to get your tickets.

Programme information added to the website

To give you some additional reasons for coming to the Festival we have just added to the website pages covering:

Some details have yet to come in from the presenters and we will be adding to these pages as more information becomes available.


We’ve had several enquiries about whether or not bunks are still available – yes, they are!

If you want to come to the Festival but have been looking at the tent and wondering if it’s still warm, cosy and waterproof or not, you don’t need to worry – there are still dry, waterproof and comfy bunks available for the weekend.

See the Ticketing page for costs and the link to the booking system.

Monday Masterclasses

There’s a special opportunity for Festival goers this year – two and a half hour instrumental masterclasses on the Monday morning with three of our international guests:

  • Harp – Máire Ní Chathasaigh
  • Guitar – Chris Newman
  • Double Bass – Holly Downes

This is your opportunity to be personally tutored by expert professional musicians.  Classes are strictly limited to a maximum of 20 tickets to ensure that those attending get the maximum from the class.  Don’t miss your chance – book online through the ticketing page.