Getting to Todmorden Folk Festival

Todmorden is serviced by regular trains from Manchester, Leeds and Blackburn.

Buses run regularly from Halifax, Rochdale, Burnley and Rawtenstall to Todmorden.

A good address to punch into your Sat Nav is Todmorden Town Hall, Bridge Street, Todmorden OL14 5AQ. That’ll definitely get you here.


Todmorden Cricket Club offers camping and hard standing.

The Hare and Hounds pub offers hard standing for campers and caravans. They also do great food!

There are now a few Airbnb accommodations available in town.

Or you could try Lindores B and Bor Two Hoots Guesthouse is not far away in Hebden Bridge.

Parking in Todmorden 

Follow this link to view the carparks and free parking options in Todmorden Town Centre are listed on the Calderdale Council website.

Lovely places to eat and drink…

Todmorden Folk Festival is supported by a number of local cafes and restaurants, where pop-up music can also be found.

The Golden Lion Todmorden’s no-so-hidden-gem. Where else can you get great thai food, live music, a massive selection of ales, a game of pool and a canal side view of clog dancers?

Site Pizzeria– Site Pizzeria is a contemporary restaurant and bar in the heart of Todmorden, serving fresh wood-fired, hand-made pizza, cocktails, craft beers and great wines.

The Little Bird Cafe is A lovely local café where you can watch the world go by and get a darn good breakfast to line your tummy before all that clogging.

Three Wise Monkey’s (Hanuman Thai)- Based on the corner of Water St and Dale St, the 3 Wise Monkeys is a unique, community-focused bar that prides itself on its intimate and friendly atmosphere. Upstairs, Darakorn Thai Restaurant provides the very best in authentic, funky cuisine from all regions of Thailand. Fantastic for nocturnal shenanigans…

Coffee 22– if it’s decadent cakes you’re after, Coffee 22 is the place to head. Right on the main Halifax Road (number 22 in fact) Coffee 22 is in the heart of the action and will host one of early saturday pop-up slots, so you can get a great breakfast or brunch and listen to live music.

2 months ago
Todmorden Folk Festival


2019 PROGRAMME has landed!

Come and gander at our cool little digital guide >>>

HUGE mention needs to go out to our amazing ... See more

2 months ago
Programme for 2019 now available!

2019 PROGRAMME has landed!

Come and gander at our cool little digital guide >>>

HUGE mention needs to go out to our amazing ... See more

All the exciting details of our 2019 festival are now available here! Or you can pick up a copy from any many of the bars, cafes, restaurants and shops in Todmorden and Hebden Bridge. We’d like to ... See more

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Todmorden-on-sea Shanty Day

We're very excited to be supporting this in the autumn. The UKs finest shanty acts coming to Todmorden!

She Shanties and Todmorden Folk Festival are bringing the very finest shanty singers from all over the UK to The Unitarian Church for an epic shanty day. We couldn't be prouder to present 4 acts for ... See more

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