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Storytelling & Spoken Word

Storytelling is an intrinsic part of Sidmouth Folk Festival, and all corners of the town have been filled with tales of wonder from around the world over the years.

We’re delighted to bring another packed programme of storytellers, events, story circles and workshops to the 70th Sidmouth.

FIRST NAMES ANNOUNCED INCLUDE..
MIKE O’CONNOR & BARBARA GRIGGS – THE PROPHECY OF MERLIN
DAVID HEATHFIELD
MATTHEW CRAMPTON
TAFFY THOMAS
TAM LIN RETOLD – (Corinne Harragin & Nick Hart)
PANDVANI108
JANET DOWLING
JACK LYNCH &  LEN GRAHAM

There will be morning story telling circles, afternoon tales, early evening storyrounds and late night ghost stories, workshops and much more…

POETRY

Poetry sessions are back with ILSE PEDLER in the Royal Glen Hotel. Ilse will be on the lookout for your festival memories to craft into a special anniversary poem to be displayed at a Memory Tree at the festival, at which further recollections can be viewed and added.