News: Gulgong Folk Festival celebrates 25 years
See in the new year with UK folk legend Johnny Handle
The headline act is UK folk music legend Johnny Handle, who founded the Folksong and Ballad Club in Newcastle in 1958. Other international and national performers include the Home Rule Band, Stringybark Band, Alan Musgrove and the Ecopella Choir. There will also be daily song, dance and percussion workshops, poetry and folk interpretation.
Artists will perform across 10 venues including the Gulgong Opera House, which is the oldest operating opera house in the southern hemisphere.
Tickets are $20 per day or $50 for the full four days. For more information, visit www.gulgongfolkfestival.com, or call (02) 6373 4600.