Photo gallery: Folk on the Pier, Cromer

PUBLISHED: 12:00 12 May 2013 | UPDATED: 12:20 12 May 2013

Step dancer and festival helper Fiona Davies shows off her fancy footwear on the pier.

Step dancer and festival helper Fiona Davies shows off her fancy footwear on the pier.


Cromer’s 15th Folk on the Pier Festival, dubbed the “Best Gig on the North Sea” comes to a musical end today with plenty of talented artists still to perform.

The three-day event has seen major names from the worlds of folk-rock, folk, and blues on the stage of the resort’s pavilion theatre and at free fringe events at venues around the town.

Today the theatre is hosting a number of spin-off bands from the granddads of folk-rock, Fairport Convention, and Fairport themselves will close the festival tonight.

There is still time to catch the following free fringe performances: Alan Reid and Rob van Sante, John Paul Jones Talk, Lifeboat House, noon. Jerry Harmon, The Cottage, noon; Elvis Fontenot and the Sugar Bees, Cromer Social Club, noon; song and music session, The Albion, noon; Richard Davies Memorial Session, Hotel de Paris, 1pm; The Jives, Giovanni’s, 1pm; Freddie Hall, The White Horse, 1pm; Fran McGillivray and Mike Burke, The Cottage, 2pm; open mic’ session, The Cottage, 4pm; Fraser Nimmo, The Cottage, 6pm; festival closing session, The Cottage, 8pm.

■ More news and photos from the event in tomorrow’s EDP and Thursday’s North Norfolk News and read the What’s On section of this website for daily reviews.

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