Roger McGough + Other Line-Up News

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 30, 2018

We have some exciting new line-up announcements including an amazing pre-Festival afternoon show with iconic Merseybeat poet Roger McGough & LiTTLe MACHiNe for Thursday 2nd August – with a show of vintage, classic & surprising poems set to music – adding to the already fabulous pre-Festival shows with Fairport Convention and The Ukulele Orchestra of […]


by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 26, 2018

Musical children (8 years and over) who play any musical instrument are being encouraged to participate in the The Sidmouth Seaside Stompers Ceilidh Band Workshop. This gives an amazing opportunity to be part of a real ceilidh band and playing for a very special event as part of the Sidmouth FolkWeek programme. Workshops run every […]


by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 11, 2018

We have been approached by two of our popular fringe venues. One wants to re-energise their free evening hotel bar acoustic sessions with new hosts, playing lively music and providing opportunities for others to participate in a welcoming and accessible free entry session. We are likely to share the eight evenings between two duos or […]


by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 10, 2018

Some great new additions to the 2018 line-up, including solo concerts from Jim Moray and Sam Carter, and a brand new show, Living By The Sea: a vocal voyage through communities afloat and ashore featuring a passionate choir of Sidmouth townsfolk and festival goers. This show, a feast of word and song, diving between ports […]