Posts By: Sidmouth Folk Festival

The Chris Smither Streaming Global Tour

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • February 11, 2021

We are proud to partner with the brilliant Chris Smither to bring you access to a special livestream performance on 13, 20 & 27 March! Tickets are $20 and on sale now here. A portion of each ticket sold benefits The Sidmouth Folk Festival. 13 March (8:30pm ET 48-hour replay window) – LEAVE THE LIGHT […]


Season’s Greetings From Sidmouth

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • December 16, 2020

Warm seasons greetings from all at The Sidmouth Folk Festival HQ. We hope you can all hunker down safely and enjoy some festive calm after such a torrid year. We are all hopeful that the vaccine rollout will mean that we can start to genuinely look forward to a more positive 2021. We are all […]


Online Festival Choir Gatherings

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • November 23, 2020

A message from our lovely festival choir coordinator Sandra Kerr… Dear Friends Once again, the Sidmouth Festival Choir is going to gather, via Zoom, for a lovely breathy, stretchy, round-y warm up and a sing through of some of our repertoire. The sessions will be on Monday mornings, 30th November at 11am and 7th December. […]


Special Matthew Byrne Concert

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • November 12, 2020

The Sidmouth Folk Festival is very pleased to present award-winning traditional singer and guitarist Matthew Byrne (Canada) for a very special live-streamed performance on 21st November at 8pm. Tickets are available now through Matthew’s website here. Ticket-holders will receive an exclusive link to the live stream. This show is part of a very unique digital “tour” […]


Lifeline grant from Culture Recovery Fund

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • October 12, 2020

We are delighted to announce that the festival has been awarded a grant as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we have a sustainable future. The Sidmouth Folk Festival is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the […]


Taking a Breath

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 10, 2020

Many thanks to everyone who has supported us since the cancellation of this year’s festival. That’s ticket holders who have rolled over their tickets to next year, all those who have donated and the hundreds who have joined in the Crowdfunding campaign with pledges. Sincere thanks to all the artists, sponsors, businesses and others who […]


£100,000!! Amazing!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 5, 2020

Many thanks to everyone who has supported us since the cancellation of this year’s festival. That’s ticket holders who haverolled over their tickets to next year, all those who have donated andthe hundreds who have joined in the Crowdfunding campaign. Sincerethanks to all the artists, businesses and others who have offered ahuge range of Rewards. […]


Amazing News – we just hit our 2nd target of £90k!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 3, 2020

This has been achieved because of your massive support for this lovely, iconic and unique Festival. It is especially appropriate that this should happen during Sidmouth Folk Festival Online where we are showcasing some of the most talented artists on the folk scene, many of whom were programmed to appear at the 2020 Festival.  We […]


Passing £80,000 and heading for the Online Festival

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 30, 2020

Thanks again to everyone who has got us so far on the way to our target, your generosity continues to delight and amaze us.  The end of the campaign is in sight but there’s more new Rewards to appear yet and some great bargain offers. Look out for those hotel breaks! Excitement is building as […]


The Sidmouth Folk Festival Online

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 28, 2020

Are you ready for some festive Sidmouth joy to lift the spirits? Though we can’t all join together this coming week by the seaside, we do have plenty to entertain you all online, a reminder of many happy memories whilst we look forward to the first week of August 2021. The site goes on live […]