Located at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, Big Session Festival is the home of world-class folk and roots music in the Midlands.

Champions of the eco-format, Big Session Festival was awarded the Greener Festival Award at the UK Festival Awards 2007 and have pledged to experiment with new methods to reduce its carbon footprint even further.

The festival has also been known to incorporate impromptu sessions, ceilidh and a children’s area as well as local real ale, food and market stalls.