by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 29, 2019

Ralph McTell is a singer, musician and Ivor Novello Award- winning songwriter. He has performed at Sidmouth on numerous occasions and presented BBC radio’s coverage of the Festival in 1996. 1. What’s your earliest Sidmouth Folk Festival memory? Arriving for my first outdoor Arena show (in 1984)  and seeing how the festival affected and activated […]

One Week To Go!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 26, 2019

We’re heading into countdown phase! We’ve packed our toothbrushes, sun cream and holiday spirit and are getting set for our favourite seaside festival at The 65th Sidmouth Folk Festival kicking off next week from 2nd–9th August 2019. Do come and join us for this year of many special anniversaries! All-in-One season tickets are selling briskly, with the advantage […]


by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 23, 2019

The Bulverton is The Sidmouth Folk Festival’s party central venue for a great night out, where everybody is welcome! Every night, party-goers of all ages gather to meet friends, enjoy the music and to dance the night away. It’s a great place to relax and socialise too, with a fantastic range of locally-sourced food and […]


by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 22, 2019

What’s your earliest Sidmouth Folk Festival memory? My first memory of Sidmouth is of coming with Flook in 1996. There’s a kind of symmetry about coming back after all these years and the Ham is hallowed ground for us! We were only a couple of months formed when were first invited to Sidmouth, and that […]

Time For A Family Seaside Holiday

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 19, 2019

As the long summer term comes to a close, we want to extend a warm-hearted welcome to all children and families at the Children’s Festival at The Sidmouth Folk Festival (2nd – 9th August). The Children’s Festival offers fantastic top quality opportunities for young people of all ages to embark on journeys of discovery in music […]

Explore The Programme

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 15, 2019

The bulging Sidmouth Folk Festival programme, filled to the brim with 700+ events for this year’s imminent 65th celebration, will be arriving on doorsteps any moment now. It’s time to get planning! Download the programme here. Read on here to find out some of the latest developments and insights into some areas of the programme… Please […]

Full Festival Programme 2019 Now Live

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 9, 2019

The moment you’ve all been waiting for …the 2019 full Festival Programme is now available to download. Are you wishing the weeks away until the 65th Sidmouth Folk Festival? Dreaming of blue skies, dusk ‘til dawn music and meeting up with friends old and new? Why not spend them constructively, planning what you want to […]