Crawley Folk and Real Ale Festival starts today

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The Crawley Folk and Real Ale Festival 2015 starts this afternoon (Friday June 26).

Top live music acts will perform at the three-day family event at the Hawth Theatre which kicks off with local musicians performing in The Foyer from 5pm.

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Hundreds of people go to its events, which are mostly free-of-charge.

Horsham Folk Club will hold its annual sing-a-round from 7pm.

Irish rock band musicians will put on an acoustic set from 7.45pm.

The festival’s first day ends with morris dancing, music and myths from 9.30pm to 10pm.

There will be folk music from around the world and ceilidhs from noon at the weekend.

The festival will conclude with a performance by The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at 7.30pm on Sunday.

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