Folk celebration at music festival

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A PACKED bill of folk bands is on offer at a three-day music festival in Barnsley.

Madfest is at Elsecar Heritage Centre from September 21 to 23, featuring live acts plus creative workshops.

Headlining will be Eliza Carthy and Thea Gilmore, whose songs combine traditional music with modern rock and Americana.

Weekend tickets cost £40, an evening ticket is £15 and camping costs £10.

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