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Sea-Themed Treats at FolkWeek!

by James Garrett • June 30, 2017

Celebrating connections with the sea, this year FolkWeek is delighted to be working with Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub, organisers of Sidmouth Sea Fest to present the Sidmouth Sea Fest Community Choir and Sidmouth Fishing Heritage Film Working the Sea at the Manor Pavilion (7th August) as well as bringing back the ultimate shanty crew Fisherman’s Friends […]


Barbara Dickson Q & A

by James Garrett • June 27, 2017

A Star Turn at Sidmouth FolkWeek Scottish singing star Barbara Dickson sets a classy tone for Sidmouth FolkWeek (4th – 11th August 2017) with a fantastic acoustic pre-festival concert with Nick Holland (plus support from Dorset favourites Ninebarrow) on Thursday 3rd Aug at 8pm. “I love Barbara Dickson…. she’s just a one off.”  Billy Connolly Emerging from […]


The Sounds Of Modern Scotland

by James Garrett • June 23, 2017

Sidmouth FolkWeek is delighted to showcase a mighty range of diverse talent from north of the border for its 63rd event, thanks to funding from Creative Scotland. FolkWeek is thrilled that these sounds of modern Scotland contribute to the broad spectrum of over 700 events at over 40 venues during the eight day festival. Over the […]


Sidmouth FolkWeek honoured by BBC Radio Devon as 47 Blue Plaques are awarded as part of BBC Music Day

by James Garrett • June 14, 2017

Sidmouth FolkWeek honoured by BBC Radio Devon as 47 Blue Plaques are awarded as part of BBC Music Day BBC Local Radio, BBC Asian Network and The British Plaque Trust announced today (Wednesday 14 June) 47 new Blue Plaques commemorating people or places that have influenced the musical landscape across the country. BBC Radio Devon’s […]


Half-Term Planning For The Summer Holidays

by James Garrett • May 26, 2017

As summer takes hold, it’s time to think ahead to one the best family summer holiday experiences at Sidmouth FolkWeek (4th – 11th August), offering something for all the family – from tinies to teens to adults! From its early years, the festival has always had an eye on the future, providing high quality entertainment and opportunities […]


Come & Be Part Of The Team…

by James Garrett • May 19, 2017

Come & Be Part Of The Team… Want to get involved and be part of the action through volunteering at Sidmouth FolkWeek? Volunteering also offers a great way to come to the festival on your own, and get to know people and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a really great event….with a free ticket […]


Event Tickets and Taster Programme Launched Today!

by James Garrett • May 8, 2017

Event tickets are launched today for Sidmouth FolkWeek’s ultimate festival holiday from 4th – 11th August: https://sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk/events/ With a line-up of top quality headliners and outstanding rising talent, ticket buyers are guaranteed a line-up of firm favourites and new musical discoveries. To get an overview of the diverse range of events on offer throughout the week download […]


Last Call For Early Birds!

by James Garrett • April 28, 2017

The time for action is NOW! This Sunday 30th April is the final deadline for best value Early Bird deals on All in One, week, weekend and day season tickets for the very best folk music, dance and song festival holiday at Sidmouth FolkWeek. Be sure to grab yours now for amazing headliner concerts, lively roots […]


Early Bird Ticket Deadline (Sunday 30th April)

by James Garrett • April 24, 2017

Sidmouth FolkWeek (4th– 11th August) aims to offer the very best value summer festival holiday fun for everybody. With a something for everyone appeal the event also has a range of flexible ticket options to make the festival accessible to all ages, and all budgets. There are now only a few days left on best […]


Bulverton Advance Tickets Now on Sale

by James Garrett • April 13, 2017

Bulverton Nights – Where The Party Is At! Sidmouth FolkWeek offers many different festival experiences. For those looking for a complete big night out package, The Bulverton is where it’s at! The revamped marquee venue, opposite the campsite on the edge of town, is the buzzing dance party hub running throughout the week, kicking off […]