Thank You!

by James Garrett • August 15, 2017

Wow! What a week! A HUGE thank you to you all for making Sidmouth FolkWeek 2017 a really special one. We are committed to improving the Festival year by year so really value your feedback. If you haven’t already please fill out a short feedback form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_UDuJbPlpAjuYy2JV84V13-IbmU33p3ga9xWlEQ4JL2ZIGw/viewform All completed feedback forms received by 1 […]


Last Day

by James Garrett • August 11, 2017

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of another Sidmouth FolkWeek. And what an incredible week it has been! In between the rain clouds, the sun has shone through…with festive spirit and a joyous atmosphere winning the day. Venues around town have been packed out for a diverse range of events, full to […]


Action-Packed 1st Weekend at Sidmouth FolkWeek

by James Garrett • August 7, 2017

What a weekend that was! Sidmouth FolkWeek has seen full ‘house full’ signs up around town venues for its first festive weekend….and there are five more action-packed days to go, finishing on Friday 11th August with a spectacular Torchlight Procession and Firework Display. The sun came out, the streets and seafront filled with smiling festival goers, […]


A Grand Day Out: Great Start for Sidmouth FolkWeek 

by James Garrett • August 4, 2017

Despite the best efforts of the “traditional British summer time”, the skies have cleared and Sidmouth FolkWeek is officially up and at ‘em! Setting an upbeat tone for the week, two great pre-Festival shows took place yesterday. The first of them saw a far more welcome type of water-based guest as Fisherman’s Friends took to […]


Stop Press: Mary McPartlan has had to withdraw.

by James Garrett • August 1, 2017

STOP PRESS! With great regret, Mary McPartlan has had to withdraw from her appearances at this year’s festival due to ill-health. Cathy Jordan of Dervish (also playing on Thursday night at The Ham) is stepping in to replace Mary and will join Lisa Knapp, Gerry Diver, Gillian Horgan, Luke MacLeod and Colin Irwin for the […]