Sidmouth Folk Festival - previously Sidmouth Folk Week - is 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 66th year are Friday 31st July to Friday 7th August 2020.
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 Show of Hands, Jon Boden & the Remnant Kings, Eddi Reader, Home Service (with John Tams), Eliza Carthy, with pre-festival shows with Steeleye Span and The Fisherman's Friends. There's more to be announced.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
An all-in-one week ticket £327, weekend ticket £141. Many other ticket options are available
Camping costs £67 extra for the whole week, or £33 for the weekend.
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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