14th - 16th August 2020

A joyous celebration of Cajun and Creole and Louisiana roots music, dance and culture
set in the heart of the beautiful North Shropshire Lakelands!
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We are proud to present a rich variety of music, dancing and cuisine at this year’s Big Weekend festival. Featuring our international Artists from Louisiana and Europe, as well as the very best of our own homegrown UK Cajun & Zydeco bands, much more to be announced over the coming weeks! – a truly hot and spicy Gumbo of dancing delight!

Latest News

Its time to reveal our Louisiana Cajun headline Artist for 2020

Cajun Accordion and Fiddle maestro! The man who founded the world renowned Pine Leaf Boys.. a member of the premiere Louisiana roots Band The Red …

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Exciting News

Hi everyone! Very excited to let you know we have now booked our Louisiana Cajun headline Artist for the Big Weekend 2020! I’m so thrilled …

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Big Weekend 2020 is on!

I’m delighted to announce that the Big Weekend 2020 is officially happening! Dates 14th to the 16th of August, make a date with us.. you …

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Early Bird Tickets Available:

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 presented by the mouth wateringly tasty Cajun Food Company, featuring our legendary giant barbeque!

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

Location

Welshampton Parish Hall
Station Road A495
Ellesmere
SY12 0PY

Ticket Info

Please see our ticketing stucture for 2020

The 2020 BIG weekend lineup......to be announced