Sidmouth FolkWeek - festival in the church

PUBLISHED: 18:41 31 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:50 18 June 2010

This year events will take place at the Methodist Church on the High Street

This year events will take place at the Methodist Church on the High Street

For many years, the Parish Church has been the venue for daytime workshops and evening concerts. With major building work in the Parish Church, these events have moved this year to the Methodist Church on the High Street.

For many years, the Parish Church has been the venue for daytime workshops and evening concerts. With major building work in the Parish Church, these events have moved this year to the Methodist Church on the High Street.

Friday: Paprika Balkanicus. With musicians from Romania, Serbia and Slovenia, this band plays music from the Balkans and Eastern Europe.

Saturday: The London Bulgarian Choir. Balkan singing at its best.

Monday: Patron's Concert. Folkweek Patron, Martin Carthy MBE, introduces his guests John Kirkpatrick, Jim Causley, Jackie Oates, Eliza Carthy and Jon Boden.

Tuesday: Devon Sent Night with Jim Causley and friends from around the county.

Wednesday: The Spooky Men's Chorale. A chance to hear the Spooky Men in more serious mood, and find out what exceptional singers they are.

Thursday: Eric Bogle & John Munro. Australian singer-songwriter on his farewell tour to the UK.

Friday: The Boat Band. An eclectic mix of sounds from America's Cajun Country to England's Lake District.

Tickets are available on the door for all these concerts.


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