FolkWeek highlights for Sunday, August 6

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Sunday sparkle is provided at Sidmouth FolkWeek by some wonderful acts.

Some of the highlights on today’s bill include:

11.15am – Bedford Hotel: EFDSS Folk Rising Plus with Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith, Alice Jones, Solasta

12pm – Ham Marquee: Sing Like A Bloke with Spooky Men’s Chorale

1pm – The Hub: Sidmouth Horse Trials with Peter Lord presenting the Aardman Award for Best Beast

You may also want to watch:

3pm – Blackmore Gardens Marquee: The 30th John Gasson Jig Competition

3pm – Carinas: A Cellarful Of Folkadelia: Batch Gueye, Kate Fletcher & Corwen Broch

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3.15pm – Ham Marquee Concert: Chris Wood, Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

7pm onwards – Bulverton Marquee: Roots Party Night with Steamchicken and Spooky Men’s Chorale

7pm – Unitarian Hall: Family Story Evening

8pm – Manor Pavilion: Theatre Ballads: Horse & Bamboo Theatre

8pm – Ham Marquee West Country Concert with Show of Hands, Lost Sound Chorus and Geoff Lakeman

8pm – Bedford Hotel: Concert with The Drystones, Grace Petrie and more

Remember to check out the new programmed dance display spaces at Bedford Steps and York Steps along the Esplanade, as well as the daily Hub performances at Port Royal and at the Market Square.

The festival runs until Friday, August 11.

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