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Sidmouth Folk Festival celebrates International Women’s Day

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • March 8, 2022

Sidmouth Folk Festival celebrates International Women’s Day today and shares its aims to ‘create gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’ and a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. Our line-up aims to be diverse, equitable and inclusive and one on which difference is valued and celebrated. Amongst the many musical talents on this […]


End Of Super Early Bird Tickets

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • February 24, 2022

Spring is in the air. Birds are singing. And early worms are buying their Super Early Bird Tickets for this year’s fantastic return of The Sidmouth Folk Festival from 29 July – 5 August 2022 to get the greatest value out of the exciting and extensive programme. We’re down to the last few remaining Super […]


Daytime Concerts at The Ham

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • February 22, 2022

Daytime Concerts at The Ham are included in the Week, Weekend and Day tickets and feature festival favourites and rising stars with Blowzabella, Martin Simpson, Daoiri Farrell, Chris Wood, Jackie Oates & John Spiers, Melrose Quartet, Ryan Young & Chris Amer, Mairearad Green & Anna Massie, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Will Pound & Jenn Butterworth, Honey & The […]


Who’s On When?

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • February 16, 2022

Many artists are with us for several days and their programmes are still developing but the Who’s On When Page provides an ongoing guide to when to see your favourite artists.  Explore Who’s On when Here.


Get Your Super Early Bird Tickets for Summer Days at Sidmouth

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • February 9, 2022

Need something to look forward to? As we start to move out of a long, dark winter, we think it’s time to focus on the hope and potential that the summer holds. And more specifically the blue skies and festive fun promised by the 68th Sidmouth Folk Festival (29 July – 5 August 2022)! After […]


Farewell to Norma Waterson

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • February 7, 2022

We are heartbroken, along with the whole folk scene, that long-time friend and supporter of The Sidmouth Folk Festival, Norma Waterson has died. Her voice was one of the greats of the English folk tradition, and her soul shone when she sang – arms wide open. She will be much missed by our whole community, […]


Happy New Year!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 12, 2022

We are so excited about a return to a full live festival with an eclectic mix of artists – some outstanding acts originally booked for the 2020 festival and some great new additions. Super Early Bird tickets are selling fast, and many folks have rolled their tickets over from 2020 (thanks again!) so be sure […]


The East Pointers

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 11, 2022

The East Pointers were to play the final evening Ham concert of Sidmouth Folk Festival on Friday 5th August. 2022 Very sadly, Koady Chaisson, banjo player, tenor guitarist, Moog player and lifelong friend of fellow band mates,Tim Chaisson and Jake Charron, passed away suddenly on the 6th of January.  A full refund will be offered […]


Big Nights and Days at Bulverton

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • December 9, 2021

Bulverton is back with favourites including Peatbog Faeries, Edward II, Blowzabella, Sheelanagig, a Live Silent Ceilidh with Urban Folk Theory. And new directions with Grace Petrie and Joshua Burnell  & Band. Late Night Extra is back too! Look out for news of exciting developments across the whole Bulverton site over the next few months as […]


NEW season ticket for 25 & Unders – 25% off

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • December 8, 2021

25% off the 2022 price across All in One, All in One Weekend, Week, Weekend and Day Tickets. 25 & Under season ticket holders can also buy Bus and Camping tickets at 25% off. Prices held all year.  25 & Under season ticket holders can also get 25% discount off Ham Evening and Pre-Festival tickets when bought at the festival. BULVERTON IN ONE […]