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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 […]


Sidmouth Folk Festival Online is Coming!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 24, 2020

Plans are coming together for a memorable Online Sidmouth Folk Festival.  Central to it will be four hour ‘live’ shows from a secret location in Sidmouth on Saturday 1st August and Sunday 2nd August  5-9pm.  Hosted by Matthew Crampton and Kitty Macfarlane, the shows will feature live appearances by Steve Knightley and Jim Causley and […]


£70k Target Now Passed

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 16, 2020

You constantly amaze us with your enormous generosity!! Leaving £70k in your slipstream, you have taken us a very long way towards putting those terrible losses from cancelling the 2020 Festival behind us.  Whether it’s artists, sponsors, local supporters or traders, all contributing fabulous rewards, or the massive support of those donating, your response has […]


Get Ready for Sidmouth Folk Festival Online!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 15, 2020

Plans are coming together for a memorable Online Sidmouth Folk Festival. Central to it will be four hour ‘live’ shows from a secret location in Sidmouth on Saturday 1st August and Sunday 2nd August  5-9pm. Hosted by Matthew Crampton and Kitty Macfarlane, the shows will feature live appearances by Steve Knightley and Jim Causley and specially […]


£60,000 achieved – target in sight !

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 8, 2020

A huge thanks to all our supporters and friends who have helped us get to this point. Our £70,000 target is now clearly in sight.  We have been cheered enormously by the many heartwarming messages we have received and the special place that Sidmouth Folk Festival seems to hold in all your lives. We want […]


Passing £50,000 in three days!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 3, 2020

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed so far and for all the positive messages. We got off to a much faster start than we could ever have imagined. Now we are over 70% of the way to our target of £70,000. Thanks to all the local businesses, organisations and supporters for their help in getting […]