Cambridge, Ontario


IMPORTANT NEWS March 8, 2019:
Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music ending its 26-year run in Cambridge




The Mill Race Folk Society is a non-profit, registered charity and its purpose is to host folk music events in the area of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

The Mill Race Folk Society hosts English music sessions (2nd and 4th Sunday), many concerts, and dances throughout the year. Some of the upcoming Special Events include:

  • Feast of British Folk, August 3, 2019

The main event staged by the Socety is the annual Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music, which is a free admission event that has been held since 1993.

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The Young'Uns on the Millrace stage. Photo by Justin Bastin.

The festival’s focus is on traditional forms of folk music and dance from a variety of cultures. Because it was inspired by similar events held in the United Kingdom, a significant part of the content is British and Irish music. However, an equally significant number of acts represent a variety of world cultures and the multinational character that is Canada today.

Please visit the Contacts page for information on becoming a member, a volunteer, or associate of the Mill Race Folk Society.

If you would like to make a donation to support the Mill Race Folk Society, please click the ‘donate’ button below right.