The Bulverton is the hub for high energy festival action through ‘til the early hours. The standing venue, next to the Festival Car Park and Campsite, features dynamic evening roots shows, early doors sessions with special catering/bar deals, workshops including Adult Creative Making Sessions with Mark Clarke, Creativity, Design & Production during daylight hours, campfire sessions and a post-Late Night Extra Betsy’s Lounge, a social space dedicated to relaxation and late-night playing and singing.
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The Blackmore Volunteer Bar team are back with a wide range of local ales and ciders, showcasing the best of Devonshire suppliers, and are joined by delicious caterers Taste of the Wild Pizza, Good Game Grill and Wavi Coffee.
All Bulverton shows are included in Week Season Tickets, Bulverton-in-One and All-in-One tickets.
At the Festival rate tickets on sale – Book Now – Limited number of £10 tickets for those aged 25 and Under. Evening tickets include the Campfire Sessions & LNE.
Friday 4th Aug: Kathryn Tickell & the Darkening + Faith i Branko
Kathryn Tickell & the Darkening: brilliant pipe-driven band galvanising the dark, powerful, shamanic sounds of Ancient Northumbria with contemporary resonance.
The Darkening’ is the Northumbrian name for twilight, but this band’s music blazes fiercely… bringing some of the oldest Northumbrian tunes and songs throbbing to life, intermingling them with new material and binding it all together with contemporary resonance and attitude.
“To say that Kathryn plays pipes is like saying that Shakespeare was a bit of a writer… one of the true stars of our music.” Living Tradition
Saturday 5th Aug: Blackbeard’s Tea Party + Good Habits
Traditional songs and tunes are given a heavy rock edge with earth shattering riffs, playful arrangements and driving dance rhythms. Blackbeard’s Tea Party believe a live music show should be a spectacle for the eyes as well as the ears. Outlandish outfits, costume changes, DIY props, unhinged stage antics and chaotic choreography all add up to an engaging, high-octane show that leaves audiences wanting more.
Sunday 6th Aug: Grace Petrie + Lady Nade
Grace Petrie: folk singer, songwriter and activist with a unique take on life, love and politics, delivered with warmth and wit. More than a decade after first emerging Grace stands out as one the most important songwriters working in the UK today.
Monday 7th Aug: Skerryvore + Hannah Scott
Tiree’s award-winning Skerryvore take us on a high-energy, broad-horizoned ride of Scottish trad. with fiddle, accordions, whirling pipes and whistles underpinned by a driving rhythm section.
Tuesday 8th Aug: Talisk + The Canny Band
Ground-breaking, chart-topping, genre-bending, globetrotting, instantly enthralling, Talisk rank highly amongst the most in-demand folk-based groups to emerge from Scotland in the last decade and more. Mohsen Amini, Graeme Armstrong and Benedict Morris fuse concertina, guitar and fiddle to produce an inventive, multi-layered signature that has captivated audiences around the globe. At its core, three seemingly acoustic instruments but in the hands of three master craftsmen, they create one unmistakable, bold sound and a truly captivating live show.
Wednesday 9th Aug: Peat & Diesel + Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail
Breakthrough Hebridean sensations Peat & Diesel bring a Celtic rock edge to their ceilidh-style compositions, with a vibrantly tongue-in-cheek edge to their lyrics. The authentic Stornoway trio went viral with their pure joy driven anthems about everyday Lewis life and have caused a sensation at many sold out gigs and festivals across Scotland. Brace yourselves for an adrenaline-driven night out!
Thursday 10th Aug: Seth Lakeman Band + James Delarre & Saul Rose
Seth Lakeman: Our local hero exploded back on the music scene, post-lockdown, with his stunning album Make Your Mark. Expect powerful, brand-new songs on a range of subjects from the environment to love, death and self-belief as well as passionate, heartfelt performances from his prodigious back catalogue. Seth’s trademark, visceral fiddle, voice and stomp-box is lifted to new heights with the playing of his superb four-piece band, creating fresh, contemporary music borne out of deep folk rootsl
which gives access to all events held at the Bulverton and includes week camping,
BiO ticket holders can get 25% discount off all event tickets (including Bus Pass and Workshop Books) when bought at the festival.
Available in two age ranges: 18-25 and 26+ & the ability to pay in three monthly instalments via Paypal.
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