The 6th North Shropshire Big Weekend 2018
17th-19th August 2018

A joyous celebration of Cajun – Creole and Louisiana roots music, dance and culture - set in the heart of the beautiful North Shropshire Lakelands!

Welcome to our exciting new festival website..
We are proud to present a rich variety of music and dancing at this year’s Big Weekend. Featuring our international Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco headliners, Tex Mex from Paris, the best of R&B and swing from the South coast, a lashing of Rock n Roll from our local Shropshire Hepcats, as well as featuring the very best of our own homegrown UK Cajun & Zydeco bands, plus much more to be announced! - a truly hot and spicy Gumbo of dancing delight!
And if that’s not enough, we can also offer you

  • Cajun & Zydeco dance workshops
  • Instrument workshops (led by international Louisiana musicians)
  • Festival campsite and late-night camp fire area including the festival tent which will be hosting jam sessions, workshops and informal gatherings.
  • Jam sessions at the Sun Inn featuring our popular ‘Beer & Breakfast’ sessions led by prominent UK Cajun & Zydeco musicians to keep the party rolling
  • Cajun and Creole cuisine all weekend featuring our legendary giant barbeque

Please have a look around our website for more information, if you have any further questions you can email us at

We look forward to welcoming you to the hottest weekend of Louisiana roots music, dance and cuisine on the UK Summer calendar!

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