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THE SIDMOUTH SEASIDE STOMPERS

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 26, 2018

Musical children (8 years and over) who play any musical instrument are being encouraged to participate in the The Sidmouth Seaside Stompers Ceilidh Band Workshop. This gives an amazing opportunity to be part of a real ceilidh band and playing for a very special event as part of the Sidmouth FolkWeek programme. Workshops run every […]


FOLKWEEK FRINGE

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 11, 2018

We have been approached by two of our popular fringe venues. One wants to re-energise their free evening hotel bar acoustic sessions with new hosts, playing lively music and providing opportunities for others to participate in a welcoming and accessible free entry session. We are likely to share the eight evenings between two duos or […]


NEW NAMES ADDED FOR 2018 FESTIVAL

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • January 10, 2018

Some great new additions to the 2018 line-up, including solo concerts from Jim Moray and Sam Carter, and a brand new show, Living By The Sea: a vocal voyage through communities afloat and ashore featuring a passionate choir of Sidmouth townsfolk and festival goers. This show, a feast of word and song, diving between ports […]


YOUNG PERFORMER’S SHOWCASE OPPORTUNITY!

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • December 14, 2017

THE GARDEN STAGE AT SIDMOUTH FOLKWEEK  OFFERS YOUNG PERFORMERS THE CHANCE TO SHOW CASE THEIR TALENTS. The Garden Stage is managed through the Sidmouth FolkWeek Children’s Festival and is seeking Young Performers who would like to perform during Sidmouth FolkWeek 2018. Would you like (or do you know someone) the opportunity to perform in the […]


FAIRPORT CONVENTION COME TO SIDMOUTH

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • December 7, 2017

We can’t wait to welcome the incredible Fairport Convention to Sidmouth for our first Pre-Festival Concert on Thursday 2nd Aug 8.00pm (Ham Marquee). Fairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years. Credited with originating British folk-rock music, they retain a passion for live performance. Fairport Convention features Simon Nicol on guitar and vocals, […]


THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 FESTIVAL

by Sidmouth Folk Festival • December 7, 2017

We’re delighted to welcome The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain to Sidmouth for a special Pre Festival Concert on Fri 3rd Aug 3.00pm (Ham Marquee).  The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is a group of all-singing, all-strumming Ukulele players, using instruments bought with loose change, which believes that all genres of music are available for reinterpretation, as […]