Wath Festival 2012

Various Locations
Wath-upon-Dearne
South Yorkshire
United Kingdom
Dates: 4th May 2012 - 6th May 2012

Festival Information

Wath Festival 2012 Overview

Celebrating its 40th Birthday in 2012, Wath Festival is South Yorkshire’s biggest festival of music and dance and was established in 1972 by the people of Wath for their community.

The festival takes place each year in the heart of Wath-Upon-Dearne on May Day bank holiday weekend. 40 years on and the event has gained recognition for being the friendliest festival in the region.

Tickets from £12 and can be ordered via the festival ticket line on 07982 658467

Wath Festival 2012 Event Info

In addition to the music concerts, Wath Festival aims to provide events for all the community to enjoy whatever their age.

Orlyk Ukrainian Dancers
Sword Dancers
Samba Band
Bill Brookman's Street Theatre
Bhangra Dancers
Irish Dancers
The Mighty Zulu Nation
Street Dancers
Samzeo Georgian Singers
Mapplewell Singers
Naughty Pixie Community
Morris Dancing
Maypole Dancing

Along with workshops in African drumming, drama, felt making, jewelry and street dance.

There will also be a range of craft and food stalls, face painting, pony rides and a Punch & Judy show.

Wath Festival 2012 Travel Info

Wath-Upon-Dean is north of Rotherham and has very good road and rail links the M1, A1M and the M18 are all close by.

Closest train stations are Swinton South and Rotherham


Wath Festival 2012 Hotels

Hotel Miles Location Rating  
Fitzwilliam Arms Hotel 3.24 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Rockingham Arms by Good Night Inns 3.39 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Welcome Inn 4.54 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Stables 4.55 Doncaster Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ardsley House Hotel 4.72 Barnsley Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Prince of Wales Hotel 4.76 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Norfolk Arms 5.07 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Carlton Park Hotel 5.35 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Brentwood Inn by Good Night Inns 5.46 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
stonecroft hotel 5.77 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Staindrop Lodge 5.78 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Sheffield Meadowhall 6.13 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Restover Lodge Rotherham 6.24 Rotherham Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
ibis Rotherham East 6.27 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Fairways 6.28 Rotherham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
the star hotel 6.32 Barnsley Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Whitley Hall Country House Hotel 6.59 Sheffield Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Aston Hotel Sheffield 7.21 Sheffield Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Ibis Budget Sheffield Arena (previously Etap Hotel Sheffield Arena) 7.36 Sheffield Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Don Valley Hotel and Bar 7.92 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ramada Encore Barnsley M1 Junc 37 8.01 Barnsley Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Wortley Hall 8.05 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Travellers Inn 8.20 Barnsley Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Fairway 8.66 Barnsley Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Restover Lodge Doncaster 8.67 Doncaster Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Danum Hotel 8.73 Doncaster Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Regent Hotel 8.99 Doncaster Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Garrison Hotel 9.05 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel - a Bespoke Hotel 9.12 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Red Lion 9.22 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Sheffield Central 9.24 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Earl of Doncaster Hotel 9.24 Doncaster Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
ibis Sheffield City 9.26 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Sleep Hotel 9.40 Sheffield Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Park Inn by Radisson Doncaster 9.41 Doncaster Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Russell Scott Hostels 9.51 Sheffield Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Leopold Hotel 9.57 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Novotel Sheffield Centre 9.62 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Old Cali B&B 9.65 Barnsley Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
City Crash Pad Serviced Apartments Sheffield 9.65 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Grand St Leger 9.67 Doncaster Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Mercure Sheffield St Pauls Hotel & Spa 9.70 Sheffield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Owston Motel 9.71 Doncaster Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Owston Hall Hotel 9.79 Doncaster Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info

Wath Festival 2012 Video Playlist

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Montgomery Hall
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Red Lion (Upstairs Function Room)

Wath Festival 2012 Food and Drink

There are many pubs and restaurants in the heart of South Yorkshire, you certainly won't go hungry or thirsty

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