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WOMEX 2024

From 23 – 27 October Manchester will host WOMEX, one of the most important international music events in the world.

WOMEX in Manchester

WOMEX – Worldwide Music Expo – is the most international and culturally diverse music meeting in the world and the biggest conference of the global music scene.  Each year it takes place in a different European city and features a huge trade fair, talks, films and showcase concerts.

This prestigious music industry event will open its doors to the public with over 50 acts across 5 venues. Immerse yourself in a vibrant mix of musical genres and styles, including folk, roots, jazz and electronic, with artists representing diverse cultures and regions from around the world.

Limited WOMEX 24 Festival wristbands are now on sale!
Please note that the Trade Fair and Conference are not included in the Festival wristband. The Festival wristband includes Showcases and Film Programme only.
If you’re interested in attending WOMEX as a delegate with full access, please visit

WOMEX 24 Festival wristbands are now on sale

Choose between a 3-Night Pass and 1-Night Pass to suit your schedule

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English Folk Expo is the Event Delivery Partner for WOMEX 2024. Brighter Sound will deliver the legacy programme for WOMEX 2024 to ensure a positive and lasting impact on the music sector, both locally and nationally.

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