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5. Sidmouth Folk Festival Online is Coming!

Plans are coming together for a memorable Online Sidmouth Folk Festival. 

Central to it will be four hour ‘live’ shows from a secret location in Sidmouth on Saturday 1st August and Sunday 2nd August  5-9pm. 

Hosted by Matthew Crampton and Kitty Macfarlane, the shows will feature live appearances by Steve Knightley and Jim Causley and specially recorded performances by Martin Simpson, Quebec’s Yves Lambert Trio, Jez Lowe, Talisk, Bruce Molsky from the U.S, Ewan McLennan, Jackie Oates & John Spiers, Damien Barber, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Rosie Hood, Cohen Braithwaite- Kilcoyne, Zoe Wren and many more.

Look out for special contributions from The Spooky Men’s Chorale, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, Blowzabella, Rachel Hair, Seth Lakeman and Jon Boden.

As well as the two live shows, there’s events throughout festival week. Check the programme at    from Tuesday 28th July