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

12th - 14th August 2022

Hi friends and supporters of the Big Weekend!

Hope everyone is keeping well and staying positive in these continuing trying times.. We have good news!!
We are delighted to announce the Big Weekend Festival WILL be going ahead next year! 12th 13th 14th August 2022.
We already have fabulous international Artist booked from Louisiana and Texas, plus some of the very best bands from Europe and the UK! All will be revealed in the coming months..
Early bird tickets will go on sale from December 19th.. just in time for Christmas!

Can’t wait to see you all next year! Getting excited already!

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Festival Info

What is Cajun & Zydeco?

Cajuns les Cadiens or Les Acadiens, are descendants of the Acadian French from Acadia Canada, now settled in South West Louisiana.Cajun music is the traditional

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Location

Welshampton Parish Hall
Station Road A495
Ellesmere
SY12 0PY