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 64th year of Sidmouth are Friday 3rd to Friday 10th August 2018.
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.
Confirmed acts include Blowzabella, Cara Dillon, Elephant Sessions, Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band, Fairport Convention, False Lights, Gigspanner, John Doyle, Karine Polwart, Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening, Jim Moray, McCusker/Drever/Woomble, Show of Hands with Miranda Sykes, Sam Carter, The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain, and many more.
For all of details including some day & venue splits please see the line-up page.
There'll also be dancing teams, including Hammersmith Morris Men, Sussex Junction Morris, The Outside Capering Crew, Wreckers Border Morris, Chiltern Hundreds Clog Morris, Belle D’vain Northwest Morris, Camden Clog, Feet First Appalachian Cloggers, Flag & Bone Gang, Whip The Cat Rapper & Clog, Thrales Rapper,Gog Magog Molly, After Dinner Clog, Sidmouth Steppers North West Morris.
An all-in-one ticket £295. Many other ticket options are available
There will be charges for using the campsite. Prices have not yet been announced.
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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