Sidmouth Folk Week 2012

Sidmouth Folk Week 2012 - around the festival site (3)
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Sidmouth Folk Week 2012

Friday 3rd to Friday 10th August 2012
Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR, England MAP
£248 for all-in-one adult ticket
Daily capacity: 25,000
Last updated: Mon 16th Jul 2012

A week 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 2012 are Friday 3rd to Friday 10th August.

around the festival site (3)


June Tabor & Oysterband, Norma Waterson & Eliza Carthy with The Gift Band, Show of Hands with Miranda Sykes, Seth Lakeman, Edward II, Spiers & Boden, Martin Simpson & Special Guests, Donal Lunny, Padraig Rynne and Sylvain Barou, Chris Wood, Jackie Oates, Brass Monkey, Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle, Dick Gaughan, Archie Fisher, Michael Marra, The Jason Wilson Band, Debby McClatchy, Finest Kind, Jon Boden, John Doyle, Ancience Distil, Jonny Kearney & Lucy Farrell,Rua Macmillan Trio, The Pauper's Path – a folk opera by Mick Ryan, Fay Hield & The Hurricane Party, Len Graham & Jack Lynch, and many more. 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.


The early bird offer has ended. The price currently is £248 for all-in-one adult ticket, £176 for an adult week ticket, £72 for a full weekend ticket, and £34 for an adult day ticket. Ticket options also available for young adult (aged 18-24 years), a youth (aged 12-17 years), child (aged 7-11 years), with children aged under 7 able to attend for free. All-in-One, Week and Weekend tickets will now be wristbanded, rather than card tickets. To buy tickets, click here.

Camping charges

There will be charges for using the campsite.


There will also be several workshops, some are planned as a series, with a performance usually planned for the end of the week.

More information will be here when available.

around the festival site (Ceilidh In The Ford)

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