The Bradford on Avon Green Man Festival is a family friendly community event of traditional dance, music, song and folklore throughout the town.
2021 was cancelled because of the Covid lockdown and and even the roadmap left us no options. However watch this space, Jack in the Green and the Ganderflankers are planing a low key event around the town on Saturday 22nd May 2021.
Next year’s main festival day will be on Saturday 14th May 2022 but there will be activity all through the preceding week and on Sunday 15th. Put the date in your diary, it will be our biggest and best.
In just four years we have grown to be the country’s third largest one-day event. Our 10′ giant Jack in the
Green, accompanied by his special troupe of dancers and musicians (the Ganderflankers) will lead an expected 54 dance groups, 2 samba bands, 2 mummers’ plays, a Boa Folk Club Stage, a choral concert in Trinity Church, live pub music sessions, a kids’ zone including a fun fair, 21 artisan market stalls, 15 community group stalls, a pagan arts and crafts market and more. Click on 2021 above for a preview and stay tuned to our social media to find out more!! We’ll do whatever Covid allows.
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