Were you in the audience for Folk at Fram in 2004?

Some of the audience for Folk at Fram in 2004

Some of the audience for Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

Framlingham Castle has seen many special events - and today we are looking back at Folk at Fram in 2004.

The unique setting gave a perfect backdrop, with crowds enjoying picnics on the grass as they listened to the music.

Folk at Fram in 2004

Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

Our photo gallery shows the audience watching the show, featuring the band Dr Faustus.

Other acts who have performed at Framlingham in the past include Niamh Parsons, Kirsty McGee and the Eliza Carthy Band.

Folk at Fram with Dr Faustus in 2004

Folk at Fram with Dr Faustus in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

World Music concerts at the historic castle also proved extremely popular in the early 2000s.

Enjoying a picnic while listening to Folk at Fram in 2004

Enjoying a picnic while listening to Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

After our previous nostalgia feature about the World Music concert in 2002, reader Linda O'Connor wrote to say she regularly made the trip with a group from Ipswich.

Sharing a picnic at Folk at Fram in 2004

Sharing a picnic at Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant


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"I organised a coach each year to World At Fram, picking up from St Clement's and The Golf," she said.

Some of the audience for Folk at Fram at Framlingham Castle in 2004

Some of the audience for Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

"People came from far and wide. We all took our own food and drinks, but once we arrived we shared everything. Great music, great people."

The scene as the audience enjoyed Folk at Fram in 2004

The scene as the audience enjoyed Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

If these photos bring back memories, email judy.rimmer@archant.co.uk

Watching Dr Faustus at Folk at Fram in 2004

Watching Dr Faustus at Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

Folk at Fram in 2004

Folk at Fram in 2004 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

To order copies of photos, visit our website or call Diane Townsend on 01603 772449.  


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