Schedule

Cawoodstock is a family festival and in general children are welcome throughout Cawoodstock. Activities particularly suitable for children are marked with However, events in the later evening and those taking place in pubs may not be quite as suitable for children, and the venues may have their own family policies, which you must abide by.

Friday 27rd August - Saturday 28th August - Sunday 29th August -

  • Friday 27rd August

  • Time Event / Band / Activity Venue
    1500-1600 Miles Salter

    Miles Salter heads up Miles and The Chain Gang and plays acoustically in North Yorkshire. He is also a writer, poet and events manager. Miles takes his cues from Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and more.

    The Jolly Sailor
    1600-1800 Young Musicians's Open Jam Session

    A fun, simple singalong and jam session just for young musicians to get them into jamming! Sing your favourite songs & play instruments with your friends and a live acoustic band!

    The Jolly Sailor
    1600-2000 Evening Barbecue at the Ferry Inn

    Enjoy the Ferry's delicious home-cooked barbecue, no need to book, just drop in for some great food!

    The Ferry Inn
    1800-1900 Deb Simpson

    original and cover songs in the style of Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Sandy Denny and others of the 60's folk revival era. A part of York's music scene for just over 4 years, although she has played and sung for most of her life.

    The Jolly Sailor
    1900-2100 Julian Socha

    Electric and Acoustic Guitarist Singer-Songwriter returns to the Ferry Inn for Cawoodstock.

    The Ferry Inn
    2000-2130 Kit Frost

    Piano and vocals from Cawood's own Kit Frost, covering jazz, soul, and R&B classics

    The Jolly Sailor
    2030-2300 Family Fun Night

    Cawoodstock Quiz, Bingo, Play Your Cards Right, and Lotto Draw

    Cawood Park Caravan Site
    2100-2330 The Sicknotes Of Cawood

    Danceable Rockabilly, pop , rock, rock'n'roll and more - with their inimitable 'Ramshackle' sound! Material ranges from Imelda May, Stray Cats and Eddie Cochrane to Queen, The Dead South, and Little Willie John

    The Ferry Inn
    2200-2330 Stryder's Budgie

    A lump of cosmic froak right in your ears

    The Jolly Sailor
  • Saturday 28th August

  • Time Event / Band / Activity Venue
    1100-1400 Open Acoustic Jam & Singalong Session

    All are welcome for a very informal, very relaxed acoustic jamming session. Come all ye singers! Join with (non-amplified) instruments, singing and playing any kind of music. Everybody's encouraged to join in and play along, let's have a big afternoon jam!

    The Jolly Sailor
    1200-2300 Family Day, with Outdoor Gin and Real Ales Fest @ Cawoodstock

    All-day Gin and Real Ales stands outdoors at the Castle Inn, with outdoor performances, face painting, and charity photo booth!

    The Castle Inn
    1300-1430 The Bousfield International Jazz Trio

    A great jazz trio formed especially for Cawoodstock, showcasing native Cawoodian and future trombone superstar Isaac Bousfield, with jazz classics and easy tunes backed by double bass and guitar, in the relaxing surrounds of Grangeside Nurseries. Will they wear new hats or the same ones this year?

    Grangeside Nurseries
    1400-1530 The Renames

    Another top local band who have played Cawoodstock before, last time they created a great atmosphere at the Ski Club in 2018, back again this time in the Jolly

    The Jolly Sailor
    1400-1600 Cawood Brownies & Rainbows

    Children's creative activities for all ages including sand art (back by popular request!), face painting, glitter tattoos & homemade refreshments

    Cawood Old Boys' School
    1600-1730 KAYA - Band

    Great local band who have played Cawoodstock before, returning to rock the house once again

    The Jolly Sailor
    1800-1930 Pineapple Head

    A new band to Cawoodstock, but featuring the familiar cheeky face of Gaz Rowntree, this multi-instrumentalist duo promise they are 'two halfwits that almost play the same song at the same time'!

    The Ferry Inn
    1830-2030 GlamChop

    Glam Chop is a four-piece covers band, comprising Graham, Laura, Stewart and Marc, with a varied repertoire to get you singing along and tapping your toes!

    The Jolly Sailor
    2045-2330 GENETICS

    Something a little bit different, as always very talented and as always entertaining, but its really not very often we bring a father and daughter duo to the stage, but tonight we do just that! GENETICS are a superb keyboards and vocal duo. A little bit of something for everyone on the set list too.

    Cawood Park Caravan Site
    2100-2330 Grease Movie Singalong In the Polytunnel

    ^^^ click the link to go to the event's own information page. **BOOKING REQUIRED** - Singalong Cinema was hugely popular last year so don't delay!

    Grangeside Nurseries
    2100-late The Sicknotes Of Cawood

    The Sicknotes return to their home venue bringing more of their Ramshackle Sound and unusual blend of rockabilly, jazz, blues and pop.

    The Jolly Sailor
    2100-2300 Stryder's Budgie

    A lump of cosmic froak right in your ears

    The Ferry Inn
  • Sunday 29th August

  • Time Event / Band / Activity Venue
    1000-1200 Breakfast Jazz @ The Postie

    Live jazz with The Other Bousfield International Jazz Trio, while you savour a lavish full cooked breakfast at Cawood's local foodie HQ. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - capacity is very limited so to avoid disappointment, book in person at the Pickled Postie, or contact them via Facebook.

    The Pickled Postie
    1145-1230 No Debris

    a York and Selby based trio of vocals, guitars, mandolin, harmonica, cajon and the occasional toot of treble recorder. Along with some original stuff we also cover the likes of The Eagles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Simon & Garfunkel, Nanci Griffiths, Bob Dylan and more.

    The Jolly Sailor
    1200-2300 Family Day, with Outdoor Gin and Real Ales Fest @ Cawoodstock

    All-day Gin and Real Ales stands outdoors at the Castle Inn, with outdoor performances, face painting, and charity photo booth!

    The Castle Inn
    1245-1345 Folk-ish

    Folk-ish are a highly diverse group of musicians, ranging in ages from 11 to 77! They bring together a host of different instruments, styles and tastes, and smush them together into a band... Expect an eclectic mix of pop, rock and country covers - there’s something for everyone to sing along to!

    The Jolly Sailor
    1300-1630 Walking Through War 1939-1945 exhibition

    Cawood Church will have a "Walking Through War 1939-1945" exhibition, remembering the 80th anniversary since the outbreak of World War 2. This will be on the following dates to coincide with the Cawoodstock event. Children's activities will be provided and refreshments served. Music from the period will add to the atmosphere of the event in our historic church.

    Cawood All Saints' Church
    1400-1500 Hannah and the Enchanted Harp

    Hannah and her Enchanted harp will entertain and transport young children into a wonderful fairy world with live harp music, singing, dancing, stories and bubbles! Dressing up is encouraged!

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1400-2300 Family Fun day at White Cross Ski Club

    Boat rides 2pm-5pm then prebookable booze cruises 5:30 till 7pm. Licenced bar, food by the Pickled Postie and fairy crafting fun.

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1400-1800 Wood Fired PIZZA @ Ski Club

    Freshly-cooked wood-fired pizza by The Pickled Postie On Tour. Keep on rocking all day and night with Ian's great food!

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1400-1500 Waifs n Strays

    Since forming in early 2016 Waifs & Strays have played at a number of events at local venues in and around York

    The Jolly Sailor
    1500-1600 The Yorkuleles

    York's famous ukulele club return to Cawoodstock and the Ski Club, with their grand ukulele orchestra to play hits and singalongs for all the family

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1600-1700 Michael Collinson

    Michael Collinson from The Lights acoustic duo plays us an acoustic solo set

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1600-1700 Peter Brown

    Lead singer and singer songwriter of Fool’s Mate. Playing a mix of his own material and Fool's Mate material, with choice covers in his own style.

    The Jolly Sailor
    1700-1800 Hannah and the Enchanted Harp

    Hannah and her Enchanted harp will entertain and transport young children into a wonderful fairy world with live harp music, singing, dancing, stories and bubbles! Dressing up is encouraged!

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1730-1930 Open Mic Session

    Bring your instruments and your favourite party piece and wow the Cawoodstock crowd with your open mic spotlight!

    The Jolly Sailor
    1800-1900 Mark Byrne and Friends

    Mark Byrne of Excel and the Macros entertains with a selection of true crowd-pleaser singalong type songs, accompanied by a dedicated band of Cawoodstock die-hards who are by now existing on just caffeine, booze, and the high of playing music for y'all

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1900-2100 Home Made Curry @ Ski Club

    Just when you start getting those late evening festival munchies, the Ski Club pull a blinder with a curry served right there for you so you can keep on rocking!

    White Cross Waterski Club
    1930-2030 Shab 'Elvis' Hussain

    Cawood's one and only Elvis impersonator returns to Cawoodstock, bringing the classic older rock'n'roll Sun Records-era Elvis to the Ski Club's stage, backed by a skiffle-style band.

    White Cross Waterski Club
    2000-2100 Harrison Rimmer

    Celebrated local singer-songriter and jam session legend.

    The Jolly Sailor
    2045- The KEY_TARS

    Finishing the August Bank Holiday entertainment are THE KEY_TARS. A superb, versatile all male trio featuring guitar, lead guitar and key boards. No work tomorrow so a good time will be had by all!

    Cawood Park Caravan Site
    2100-'til late The Sicknotes Of Cawood

    Rocking the permanent surf party that is Cawood's awesome Waterski Club, are The Sicknotes Of Cawood, closing their world tour of Cawood and headlining the festival for the second year running!

    White Cross Waterski Club
    2115-2230 Ryan Ellerby

    The Jolly Sailor