Find beautiful handmade accessories for yourself and your home at the Craft Village

PUBLISHED: 13:00 03 August 2018

Sidmouth folk festival 2016. Ref shs 31-16TI 5662. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth folk festival 2016. Ref shs 31-16TI 5662. Picture: Terry Ife

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Take a break from the music and dancing, to browse craft stalls and have a drink and a snack

Stalls on the Esplanade during Sidmouth Folk Week. Ref shs 32 17TI 9140. Picture: Terry IfeStalls on the Esplanade during Sidmouth Folk Week. Ref shs 32 17TI 9140. Picture: Terry Ife

The 2018 Sidmouth FolkWeek Craft Village continues to provide a really enjoyable part of the festival experience, showcasing a multitude of craft and gift ideas in a beautiful setting right in the middle of town.

Find it in Peacock Lawn immediately next to Blackmore Gardens.

The fantastic Café Dish is on hand to provide delicious food and drink whilst you browse the stalls.

Expect hand-made jewellery, silk batik paintings and scarves, South American handicrafts, natural skincare, stained glass, Indian giftware, gemstones, henna tattoos, the Woodland Trust, clothing and fashions for the folk scene and accessories for all your Morris Dancing needs!

Grab a bite at Blackmore Gardens & Peacock Lawn

In Blackmore Gardens, exotic and tasty dishes are served up by Polly Nostimo’s Greek Food Truck, and Lemon Jelli, from Newton Abbot, will be in residence in their bijou French van, with delicious coffees/teas, drinks, pies and pastries, cakes and cream teas to make your afternoon.

Salcombe Dairy’s Ice Cream Parlour dishes out delicious ices.

The Sound Of Music

The Music Fair at Blackmore Gardens offers the chance to meet the makers, try their instruments and enjoy the relaxed and creative atmosphere. With seating immediately outside the music fair, to try out your instruments, in the shade of the trees in the gardens, it is possibly the most unique setting for this kind of fair in the UK.

This year also sees a small courtyard in the centre of the Music Fair for you to try out your new purchases or discuss your needs with the traders.

Artists’ latest CDs will be on sale at the Ham Merchandise stall, as well as at venues where artists appear.

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