Ham Evening Concert Advance Tickets Now On Sale

by James Garrett • April 7, 2017

NEWSFLASH: Ham Evening Concert advance tickets are now on sale for: COOPE BOYES & SIMPSON: a final appearance at Sidmouth as part of a series of farewell concerts after 25 years of singing and ROY BAILEY: the master of compassionate, political song.* THE SPOOKY MEN’S CHORALE: mighty wall of voices combining beauty and silliness. Plus JACQUELYN HYNES […]

Folk Awards Winners at Sidmouth FolkWeek

by James Garrett • April 6, 2017

What a great night! The annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards at Royal Albert Hall was held last night, with some of the folk world’s very finest talents walking away with awards acknowledging their contributions to music. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, so many of whom are appearing at Sidmouth FolkWeek this summer […]

Festival Staff Picks

by James Garrett • March 28, 2017

With the arrival of Spring, it’s time to get ready for the best summer holiday festival at Sidmouth FolkWeek from 4th – 11th August 2017! FolkWeek often describes itself as many festivals within one festival with ‘something for everyone’ appeal! To prove the point, some of the many people involved in the organisation of the event have selected some of their […]

Peatbog Faeries Join festival Line-up!

by James Garrett • March 20, 2017

As the early signs of Spring start to show, cast your mind ahead to summer days at everyone’s favourite festive week by the seaside, Sidmouth FolkWeek (4th-11th August) As ever, the focus for the main festival concerts is Ham Marquee, where three first class concerts are programmed each day. See who and what’s on when below. […]

Grab Some South West Sunshine!

by James Garrett • March 14, 2017

  You deserve a break? Want to avoid stressful travel plans to guarantee good weather? Just fly South West this summer …to Sidmouth FolkWeek (4th – 11th August) where we are busy creating our very own sunshine! Super Early Bird tickets have now flown, but get in quick and you are still guaranteed a great value Early […]

First Names Announced & Tickets Now On Sale!

by James Garrett • December 12, 2016

Early headliners are now in place for Sidmouth FolkWeek 2017 (4th – 11th August) with best value SUPER EARLY BIRD deals on all our great season tickets at the lowest possible prices now on sale. Buy early before they run out! The “unique, varied and vibrant” seaside festival experience offers an exciting line-up of folk’s finest headliners […]

Young Performer’s Showcase!

by James Garrett • November 23, 2016

THE CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL IS OFFERING YOUNG PERFORMERS THE CHANCE TO SHOW CASE THEIR TALENTS ON THE GARDEN STAGE IN BLACKMORE GARDENS We are seeking Young Performers who would like to play, sing or dance during Sidmouth FolkWeek 2017. Would you like the opportunity to perform in the Young Performers Showcases on The Garden Stage in […]

2017 Programme & Ticket Launch

by James Garrett • November 16, 2016

We have been busy beavering away here at FolkWeek HQ and are now in a position to announce that the first batch of artist names along with Super Early Bird Tickets will go live on the website on Monday 12th December. Tell your mates and get in early for the best prices. See you in […]

Thanks, Feedback & 2017 Dates!

by James Garrett • November 1, 2016

Wow! What a week! A MASSIVE THANK YOU to you all – festival-goers, artists, volunteers, sponsors, townspeople, festival team members – for your part in a superb week of music, dance and song, by the seaside in Sidmouth. Big thanks to Kyle Baker for his excellent photos. Head over to the photo galleries on his […]