Posts By: Sidmouth Folk Festival
Sidmouth FolkWeek Is Go!
Sidmouth FolkWeek is go! The sun has come out to play for our opening events – with the traditional informal kick off in the Market Square and two brilliant pre-Festival special concerts under our belt with the amazing Roger McGough + LiTTLe MACHiNe and Fairport Convention setting the mood for a brilliant first weekend of […]
Just A Few Days …FolkWeek Is Nearly Ready To Go!
The Sidmouth FolkWeek build up is well underway. The marquees are up, the campsite is almost ready for your arrival, dancefloors and sound and lighting are in place, the flags are flapping in the breeze and the weather forecast is looking good ….so now we are just waiting for you to get there! Join us […]
One week to go! The official countdown to Sidmouth FolkWeek 2018!
We’re really looking forward to sharing a week of great music, dance, song, friendship and festive atmosphere at the 64th Sidmouth FolkWeek with you! We’re getting ready for your arrival right now…and getting super excited! See you really soon for a wonderful week of seaside festival holiday fun from 3rd – 10th August. FolkWeek is a real highlight in the […]
Day Tickets On Sale Now
There’s really no better place to spend a day than in Sidmouth during the first week of August! Everyone is welcome in the popular East Devon seaside town as residents, holidaymakers and festival goers join together to make Sidmouth FolkWeek the friendliest and best music-based holiday of the summer. A Sidmouth FolkWeek Day Ticket provides […]
School’s Out For Summer
Make sure you make the most of family festival fun at this year’s Sidmouth FolkWeek, offering exciting musical journeys for all ages of young people – from tinies to young adults. At the popular Children’s Festival, based at welcoming and colourful Blackmore Gardens site, you can enjoy family-based fun throughout the week. A wonderful place […]
Getting To Know The Programme: Taking Part
Do you want to get involved and take part yourself? There are more than 250 workshops to choose from for singers, instrumentalists, dancers, aspiring storytellers and writers. See all options on the Taking Part pages of programme 46-47. There’s always a range of options for beginners through to dab hands. For Beginners, there’s something for those […]
Full 2018 Programme Now Available To Download
Counting down the weeks until the 64th Sidmouth FolkWeek? Well, now you can get planning in earnest as the 2018 programme is now available to download. Download the Full 2018 Programme here. Head out into the garden, soak up the sunshine and get browsing! Find your own favourites from the 700+ events in the programme. Whatever […]
Daytime Concerts at The Ham – An Introduction
So now it’s time to shine a spotlight on the wonderful daytime shows – lunchtime (12noon) and afternoon (3.15pm) each day at the main festival concert venue; The Ham Marquee. The shows feature a diverse selection of firm favourites and new discoveries, including afternoons with: Saturday 4th August Two of the UK scene’s finest songwriters […]
Award-winning Wickwar Wessex Brewery joins us for 2018.
Wickwar Wessex Brewery is a traditional independent brewery nestled in the Cotswold’s in the tiny village called Wickwar. It now produces over 2 million pints of ale a year, alongside running an ever-expanding managed retail estate. The brewery supplies a selection of cask ales to approximately 400 free trade customers located the South West heartland. […]
Sidmouth Horse Trials are back!
Sidmouth Horse Trials are back! An all-comers event for Hobby Horses, Unicorns, Goats, Morris animals and other Beasts of Disguise. Canter along to the Hub for a bit of horseplay. A splendid new trophy has been created and donated by Aardman Animations, home of Wallace & Gromit, Shaun The Sheep, Morph and more, to be […]