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 Bird ticket deal.
Sidmouth itself is a star attraction, offering red cliffs and beach-side holiday fun in a stunning East Devon seaside location. The bonus is that FolkWeek has a proven track record in creating its own sunshine in the form of its diverse week-long programme. Come and discover what the South West offers: an opportunity to celebrate and champion the plethora of talent on our doorstep, as well as revelling in the best of national and international talent brought to a South West stage.
Kicking off the week with Pre-Festival Special concerts are local favourites Fisherman’s Friends and a beautiful performance in words and music of Where My Wellies Take Me with Michael Morpurgo and Voices At The Door.
Popular local choices for the 2017 festival include: Dartmoor star Seth Lakeman, rocking the big nights out at the Bulverton, your favourite roots party venue; Show Of Hands with Miranda Sykes returning for their ever-popular Sunday night residency at the Ham Marquee concert venue; a raft of nectar-voiced South West folk singers including Devon’s own Folk Award nominated Jim Causley with his trio with Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll, Somerset’s Ange Hardy and Rough Trade signings, the exquisite Josienne Carke with musical partner Ben Walker, fast-rising young Cornish stars The Changing Room, Sidmouth’s own silver-tongued Barry Lister, Exeter’s finest, Great Western Morris, energetic, up-tempo ceilidh band Lasair ….and the elder statesman of the Lakeman clan, Geoff Lakeman, whose long overdue debut CD is causing a real stir.
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