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Loitered Lens: Cambridge Folk Festival 2016

Colours and curios from the UK’s premier folk event – Cambridge Folk Festival, photos.

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gainst the background of terror attacks, homophobic murders and post-referendum racial abuse, with the rise of UKIP here and Donald Trump looming across the Atlantic, the festival reminded us of our responsibility as international citizens to overcome the discourses of hate and the politics of division.

It brought home to us the enduring progressive and unifying power of music, whether for partying, reflection, loss, love or protest.

– Sarah Corbett reviewing Cambridge Folk Festival 2016

Photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission.

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