Sidmouth FolkWeek highlights for Monday, August 7

Sidmouth Folkweek sign. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 0636-32-14AW. To order your copy of this pho

Sidmouth Folkweek sign. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 0636-32-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on Photo Orders - Credit: Archant

Good morning!

What an amazing weekend! And there’s still an amazing week ahead at Sidmouth FolkWeek. Some of the Monday highlights include:

11.15am – Bedford Hotel: EFDSS Folk Rising Plus with Elly Lucas, Kelly Oliver, Benammi Swift

11.30am – Carinas: An Hour Or So with Grace Petrie

12pm – Ham Marquee: Lunchtime concert with Crows, Peter & Barbara Snape

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2.30pm – Connaught Gardens: Dance Spectacular

3pm – Carinas: Jock Tyldesley & Vera van Heeringen, Germa Adan

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3.15pm – Ham Marquee Concert: George Monbiot & Ewan McLennan: Breaking The Spell Of Loneliness

3.30pm – Manor Pavilion: Working The Sea

7pm onwards – Bulverton Marquee: Roots Party Night with Rusty Shackle, Jock Tyldesley & Vera van Heeringen

7pm – All Saints Church Hall: Family Show: The Jellyvision Show

8pm – Manor Pavilion: English Concert Party

8pm – Ham Marquee Sounds Of Modern Scotland Concert with Lau and Siobhan Miller

8pm – Woodlands Hotel: Traditional Night Out

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.

Don’t forget to check out evening ceilidhs at Blackmore Gardens Marquee (a Steam Punk Ceilidh tonight) and folk dances at Stowford Rise Community Centre.

The festival runs until Friday, August 11.

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