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Sidmouth Folk Week 2018

3rd - 10th August

Sidmouth Folk Week takes place this year between Friday 3rd August and Friday 10th August.

Sidmouth Folk Week 2018

A week-long seaside celebration of music, dance and song, Sidmouth Folk Week has been a fixture in the South Devon events calendar since 1955. Taking place during the first week of August every year since 1955, it now attracts tens of thousands of visitors to over 700 diverse events with broad ‘something for everyone’ appeal.

With an ear to the past and an eye on the future, the festival features established stars and emerging talent; major concerts, lively roots parties; small intimate sessions; ceilidhs and folk dancing; storytelling; fun family entertainment and youth-centred sessions; hands-on workshops and spectacular dance displays; the best in South West crafts and the tastiest of local food and drink.

The line up this year includes:

FAIRPORT CONVENTION ~ THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN ~ ROGER McGOUGH + LiTTLe MACHiNe ~ ELIZA CARTHY & THE WAYWARD BAND ~ SHOW OF HANDS WITH MIRANDA SYKES ~ CARA DILLON ~ KARINE POLWART ~ KATHRYN TICKELL & THE DARKENING ~ BLOWZABELLA ~ DREVER, MCCUSKER, WOOMBLE ~ JOHN DOYLE ~ GIGSPANNER BIG BAND ~ FALSE LIGHTS ~ ELEPHANT SESSIONS ~ GORDIE MACKEEMAN AND HIS RHYTHM BOYS ~ ALISTAIR ANDERSON & NORTHLANDS ~ MARTIN CARTHY & JOHN KIRKPATRICK ~ JACKIE OATES ~ STEVE TILSTON & JEZ LOWE ~ STICK IN THE WHEEL ~ JIM MORAY ~ EDGELARKS ~ THE RHEINGANS SISTERS ~ KAIA KATER ~ SALTFISHFORTY ~ BLACKBEARD’S TEA PARTY ~ POLICE DOG HOGAN ~ SAM CARTER ~ LES BARKER ~ PETER KNIGHT & JOHN SPIERS ~ YE VAGABONDS ~ PETE COE ~ NARTHEN ~ JOHN KIRKPATRICK ~ THE EMILY ASKEW BAND ~ ELI WEST and many more

Event type: Theatre

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Location

Venue: Sidmouth. EX10

Nearest town: Sidmouth, Devon, UK

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Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Sidmouth, Ottery St Mary, Honiton and Seaton.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowSidmouth

arrowBudleigh Salterton

arrowExeter

arrowAxminster

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowSidmouth

	arrowBudleigh Salterton

	arrowHoniton

	arrowOttery St Mary

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Newton Abbot, Paignton, Brixham and Moretonhampstead.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Sidmouth

	arrowManor Pavilion Theatre

	arrowRadway Cinema

	arrowBicton Park Botanical Gardens

Budleigh Salterton

	arrowOtterton Mill

	arrowLily Farm Vineyard

Ottery St Mary

	arrowCadhay House

	arrowCadhay Gardens

Exmouth

	arrowWorld of Country Life

	arrowA la Ronde

	arrowSavoy Cinema

	arrowExmouth Pavilion

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