Seth Lakeman, & Show of Hands, lead first acts for Sidmouth Folk Week

with Sharon Shannon, Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons, Shooglenifty, & many more

published: Tue 15th Dec 2015

Seth Lakeman

Friday 29th July to Friday 5th August 2016
various venues, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR, England MAP
£308 for all-in-one adult ticket
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Thu 7th Jul 2016

Seth Lakeman, Show of Hands, Sharon Shannon, Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons, Shooglenifty, Kathryn Tickell & Superfolkus, John McCusker, Le Vent du Nord, Oysters3, Blazin' Fiddles, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Blackbeard's Tea Party, Riccardo Tesi and Banditaliana, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, Anna & Elizabeth, The Young'Uns, Bob Fox, Robin Dransfield, Whapweasel, and Lady Maisery have been announced for Sidmouth Folk Week eight days filled with folk music, singing, dancing, pub sessions, concerts, and cream teas, focused in the centre of Sidmouth, Devon and on the sea front. The dates for the 61st edition are Friday 29th July to Friday 5th August 2016.

They are joined by pre-festival concerts from Pam Ayres, Steeleye Span, and The Fisherman's Friends.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

As well as live music, expect ceilidh dances, social dance bands & callers, workshops, a dance display, processions, craft fair, a themed children's festival, fun and games and more, with the festival spread across several venues throughout the town, over an 8 day period.

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The early bird offer starts today. An all-in-one adult ticket is priced at £280, or £194 for an adult week ticket, £76 for a full weekend ticket, and £38 for an adult day ticket. Ticket options also available for young adult (aged 18-24 years), a youth (aged 12-17 years), child (aged 6-11 years), with children aged under 5 able to attend for free.

There will be charges for using the campsite. A week camping pass is available if you have bought an All-in-One, week ticket, or Campsite Passport. A week long camping ticket which runs from Wednesday to Friday is priced at: Week Adult £60, Youngster (6-17 years) £25, aged 5 years & under Free. Caravan + £36.

Day Camping prices from: Adult £15, Youngster £8, 5 & under Free.



Friday 29th July to Friday 5th August 2016
various venues, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR, England MAP
£308 for all-in-one adult ticket
daily capacity: 25000
last updated: Thu 7th Jul 2016


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