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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 […]


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 […]