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Explore The Programme

by James Garrett • 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 James Garrett • 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 […]


Exploring The Ham Afternoon Concerts

by James Garrett • June 17, 2019

It’s not all about big nights out at Sidmouth. We also offer wall-to-wall daytime entertainment. A trip to Sidmouth in the first week of August promises a great day out: a chance to soak up the festive atmosphere throughout town, enjoy great food and drink at the buzzing Hub and to experience the cream of […]


Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail Return To Sidmouth

by James Garrett • June 13, 2019

We’re delighted to welcome back Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail to Sidmouth. Taking place in July and August, the Ceilidh Trail provides audiences across the UK with the opportunity to experience authentic traditional Scottish music performed by accomplished young musicians. Fèis Rois established its successful Ceilidh Trail programme in Ross-Shire in 2000. This project has since gone […]


Special Guests Announced for Steve Knightley Show

by James Garrett • June 12, 2019

Steve first came to Sidmouth Folk week in 1969. In this show he will look back over the last 50 years with songs and guests that reflect his own musical journey from beachside busker to Festival patron. With Phil Henry and Hannah Martin, Evie Knightley, Barry Lister, Chris Hoban, Paul Downes, Mike Selley, The Sidmouth […]


Party Nights At The Bulverton

by James Garrett • May 31, 2019

We’re looking forward to some heady nights of dancing at The Bulverton, the buzzing hub of roots dance parties, each night from 7pm through ‘til the early hours. From Dartmoor’s own folk hero SethLakeman to Anglo-French dance music innovators Topette!!, each evening offers hour after hour of dance floor action, with a superb main act […]


Taster Programme Now Live

by James Garrett • May 14, 2019

To get an idea of the full and diverse range of programming throughout the action-packed week, download the Taster Programme here. Go to the What’s On drop down menu to find your own personal areas of interest. Book your All-In-One, Week or Weekend tickets to get the most out of the wide range of amazing […]


Last Chance For Best Value Early Birds

by James Garrett • April 25, 2019

Be sure to buy your best value Early Bird tickets for The Sidmouth Folk Festival – only now available for a few more days. Grab yours while you can for some serious summer fun with the best in folk music, dance and song. The offer runs out at midnight on 30th April. From seasons to […]


The Children’s Festival Minims Music Workshop

by James Garrett • April 25, 2019

Sidmouth Folk Festival Children’s Festival loves to encourage children of all ages and all musical abilities to play music together. Some workshops are aimed at children who are already confident on playing their instruments, but we know that some of our younger visitors are also keen to take part in music workshops. The Minims is […]


Time Is Running Out…

by James Garrett • April 18, 2019

Time is running short to get hold of your best value Early Bird tickets for everybody’s favourite summer seaside holiday at The Sidmouth Folk Festival (2nd – 9th August). Grab them while you can! sidmouthfolkfestival.co.uk/tickets From seasons to event tickets, you can build your own perfect festival. Our ticketing systems aim to allow for as much flexibility […]