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 the 63rd year of Sidmouth are Friday 4th to Friday 11th August 2017.
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.
Friday 4th: Coope Boyes & Simpson ~ Roy Bailey ~ Token Women ~ Mawkin ~ Kirkophany ~ Ange Hardy ~ Alice Jones
Saturday 5th: The Spooky Men’s Chorale ~ Rura ~ Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker ~ Roy Bailey ~ Imar Kirkophany ~ Lasair ~ Ange Hardy ~ Keith Christmas ~ The Old Fashioned ~ Geoff Lakeman ~ Sara Grey & Kieron Means ~ Bryan O’leary & Jack Talty ~ Thomas Mccarthy Viv Legg
Sunday 6th: Show Of Hands ~ Chris Wood ~ The Spooky Men’s Chorale (Workshop) ~ Michael Chapman ~ Steamchicken ~ Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith ~ Ewan Mclennan ~ The Pigeon Swing ~ English String Band ~ Geoff Lakeman ~ Theatre Ballads ~ Grace Petrie ~ Ian A Anderson ~ Viv Legg
Monday 7th: Lau ~ George Monbiot & Ewan Mclennan ~ Siobhan Miller Trio Crows ~ Attila The Stockbroker ~ Rusty Shackle ~ Grace Petrie ~ Brighde Chaimbeul ~ Steamchicken Threepenny Bit ~ Germa Adan
Tuesday 8th: Oysterband ~ Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita ~ Duncan Chisholm ~ Martin Carthy ~ Slow Moving Clouds ~ The Changing Room ~ Brighde Chaimbeul ~ Diatonics ~ English String Band ~ Threepenny Bit ~ Hugh Lupton
Wednesday 9th: Ralph Mctell & Wizz Jones ~ Yves Lambert Trio ~ Peatbog Faeries ~ Leveret Sheesham And Lotus & ‘son ~ Zulu Tradition ~ Florida ~ Jenn Butterworth & Laura-beth Salter ~ Alden, Patterson & Dashwood ~ English String Band
Thursday 10th: Seth Lakeman ~ Dervish ~ The Furrow Collective ~ Rachel Newton ~ Sheesham And Lotus & ‘son ~ Daoiri Farrell ~ John Kirkpatrick ~ Moirai ~ Chris Foster ~ The Drystones ~ The Savage Prunes ~ Funi ~ Zulu Tradition ~ Germa Adan
Friday 11th: Martin Carthy & Sam Sweeney ~ O’hooley & Tidow ~ Daoiri Farrell Jim Causley Trio Sara Grey & Kieron Means ~ This Way Up ~ Moirai ~ English Contra Dance Band Alden, Patterson & Dashwood ~ The Drystones
Season ticket prices: Adult £314, Student £246, Youth £154, Child (6-11) £100, Child (5 and under) £Free.
Friday to Sunday ticket: Adult £137, Student £100, Youth £68, Child (6-11) £34, Child (5 and under) £Free.
Other ticket choices available, click on the ticket link above for details.
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.
Week ticket prices: Adult £60, Youngsters (6-17) £25, Child (5 and under) free.
Weekend ticket prices: Adult £30, Youngsters (6-17) £15, Child (5 and under) free.
Day ticket: Adult £15, Youngsters (6-17) £8, Child (5 and under) free.
The Campsite is located about 1.5 miles from the seafront, on Bulverton Road, B3176, and is open from noon on Wednesday 30th July, until noon on Saturday 9th August. All-In-One and Week Ticket holders andCamping Passport holders can purchase camping throughout this period. Weekend, Day and Event Ticketholders can purchase camping for the appropriate night(s). Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Camping is free for children under 12. The Campsite Family Deal is available for two adults and up to three youths.
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.
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