The Ham is our main concert marquee venue, programmed with three top drawer headline concerts each day at the festival. Based at the part of Sidmouth town named the Ham, where the River Sid meets the sea.
At the Festival Rate Tickets for all the Ham Concerts on sale, including limited £10 tickets for U25s: BOOK NOW
Week, Weekend and Day season tickets give access to all Ham lunchtime & afternoon events for the period of your ticket & a discounts for Ham Evening concerts. An All-In-One gives you access to all events and workshops for the whole festival – book now.
SUNDAY 6 AUGUST
PUB TO PULPIT with Coracle & Broomdasher
An imaginative, rousing concert bringing to life the musical journey of folk songs, collected by composer Vaughan Williams, before the tunes were “borrowed” for hymn arrangements in The English Hymnal which he edited in 1906.
TUESDAY 8 AUGUST
BRÌGHDE CHAIMBEUL, ROSS AINSLIE & STEVEN BYRNES + VRÏ
Award-winning piper Brìghde Chaimbeul, musician/composer Ross Ainslie, and Irish guitarist/drummer Steven Byrnes team up for an innovative instrumental collaboration showcasing the Scottish smallpipes.
WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST
MARTIN CARTHY & JON WILKS*
Remember Me to One Who Lives There Premiere: Martin Carthy – A Lunchtime Special of Song & Conversation with Jon Wilks.
*Dominie Hooper is now confirmed for Wed 9th August in the Cellar Bar, 8pm concert.
THURSDAY 10 AUGUST
ANGELINE MORRISON + CERYS HAFANA
Angeline performs traditional song with deep love, respect and curiosity, including her vital exploration of black voices in British folk song.
All Lunchtime shows are included in Week Season Tickets and All-in-One tickets.
Advance Price Tickets for all the Ham Concerts are available until Sun 30 July, BOOK NOW
Limited £10 tickets for Under25s are available for each show.