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Programme Changes (Monday)

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 7, 2023

Morning Workshops at Bulverton / Primary School  – a reminder that yoga workshops are no longer happening and any morris workshops previously scheduled for the Primary School are at the Bulverton. EVENTS 465 / 560ENGLISH DANCE WORKSHOPS3.50pm – 5.10PM Now taking place at the Conservative Club EVENTS 466 / 561IRISH SET DANCE WORKSHOPS3.50pm – 5.10PM Now taking place […]


Programme Updates (Sunday)

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 6, 2023

CELLAR BAR EVENT 349Unfortunately Samia Malik is unwell.NEW RUNNING ORDER:3pm: Brazen Thieves (30)3.30pm interval (20)3.50pm Gwenifer Raymond (70) Event 355 3.50pm Irish Set Dance Workshop now taking place at Methodist Church Hall (same for Mon 466 & Tue 561) Coming up: Monday460 3 – 5.30pm Cornish Dance with Morvran and Carmen HuntUnfortunately Morvran are unable to attend, […]


Saturday Night Update

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 5, 2023

All events are going ahead with The Ham doors now at 8pm. There will be two way traffic on the road to The Bulverton Festival Carpark so please take care and have a great night!


Dance Procession Cancelled

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 5, 2023

Sad to announce the Dance Procession (event 231) on at 2.30pm today has had to be cancelled due to the weather conditions and safety concerns. However, head to Blackmore Gardens for a slightly smaller display around Blackmore Drive. Lots of dance teams will be around in the more sheltered space.


Campsite Update (Sat)

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 5, 2023

Today will be a challenging one with the weather unfortunately but still lots of great stuff going on around the festival. If you’re planning on arriving on the Festival Campsite today please have a look at the following notes… Please can people get their towing eyes out and put them in the front of their […]


Further Programme Changes

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 5, 2023

Saturday to Friday 9.30 – 11am Morning Yoga at The Bulverton (Saturday – Friday) CANCELLED Morris Dance Workshops now take place at the Bulverton each morning. 219 11.30am-1pm – Sidmouth C of E Primary School Hall. Indian Music for Beginners with Samia Malik is CANCELLED due to illness 222 12.00-3pm – The Sidmouth Giants – […]


Programme Updates

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 4, 2023

For health reasons, unfortunately a few artists are unable to join us: Jo May (workshops and Intarsia) & Jo Freya : Narthen (789, 844) will be performing as a trio, and the planned Token Women ceilidh (484) will now be a Friends of Token Women extravaganza.Bob Ellis: The Loose Knit Band sessions will be run […]


Campsite Update

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • August 2, 2023

Campsite update The campsite opens Wednesday at 12noon and we’re looking forward to seeing you. However, it’s been raining and there is a storm on the way, so please follow instructions from the campsite team on your arrival – due to the wet weather getting everyone on site may take longer than usual. IF YOU […]


Sidmouth Programme Launch

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 25, 2023

It’s almost our favourite time of year! Sidmouth Folk Festival is just around the corner, so it’s time to get planning your exciting week of festive fun by the seaside! The Sidmouth Folk Festival Programme and Children’s Festival programme – chocka with 700+ exciting events – will be arriving on doorsteps any moment now. It’s […]


Display Dance Latest

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • July 11, 2023

Once again, the Festival will be showcasing a diverse range of British dance traditions, performed by some of the very best teams from across the country and this year across an ocean too with Compass Roses bringing us dances and songs from North America. During the week the teams can be seen in Processions, ‘Chance […]