at FolkEast

In August 2015, FolkEast Festival in Suffolk, England hosted the UK’s first Instrumental festival of musical instruments and makers: a great celebration of craftsmanship, quality, innovation, tradition and music. This area of the festival continues to grow , year on year providing a makers festival with in the festival itself where musicians and makers merge.


Instrumental aims to be one of the largest gatherings of independent instrument makers from home and abroad that may have ever occurred in the UK. The festival seeks to showcase a range of makers and handmade instruments from around the world, giving spotlight to a world-wide craft and tradition that is alive, thriving and constantly evolving. Also, a tradition that despite modern manufacturing techniques still produces the highest quality instruments in the world.

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