The Manor Pavilion is a traditional theatre space, ideal for many of the special Sidmouth shows and commissions. Highlights include:
Sat 30th July, 8pm – Field and Dyke
Presented by Pedler// Russell. This highly original collaboration sees BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Greg Russell and historian and musician Danny Pedler take a unique approach to presenting the social landscape around us.
Mon 1st August, 8pm – Concert with Will Pound & Jenn Butterworth, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, The Wilderness Yet.
Some of the finest musicians on the contemporary trad scene on one stage.
Sun 31st July, 3pm – ‘Spinster of this Parish’
A new concept show by Stream of Sound, telling a heartwarming tale of life in the West Midlands in the early 20th Century, packed with traditional and new songs from the area, and laced with haunting a capella harmonies.
Wed 3rd August, 3pm – Never Mind The Frolics.
Music Hall and other treats from Matthew Crampton with Michael Hebbert on concertina. Enjoy an afternoon variety show with lots of chorus songs, monologues and bad jokes.
Sunday 31st July, 8pm – Cream of Devon
Presented by Jim Causley with Mariners Away, Bill Murray, Paul Downes, Maggie Duffy and Windjammer. A celebration of the home county’s traditions led by Devon’s creamiest singer, Causley, with a diverse supporting crew.
Thurs 4th August, 8pm – Framed: The Story of Alice Wheeldon presented by Moirai.
A 100-year old tale of fake news, family values and activism which remains relevant in our turbulent modern world, Moirai tell the story of a principled working woman from a free-thinking family.
Mon 1st August, 3pm – A Celebration in Step
The Instep Research Team present a chocolate box of step dancing with a sprinkling of other treats to celebrate the EFDSS Gold Badges awarded to Instep members Kerry Fletcher, Lynette Eldon, and Chris Metherell.
Fri 5th August, 7.30pm – Tall Ships and Tavern Tales
A voyage in song from the high seas to a dockside ale house presented by Exmouth Shanty Men.