Welcome to Priddy Festival 2015.....
We are looking forward to seeing you at our festival this year. Priddy is a village set in the heart of the Mendip AONB overlooking Somerset. The festival is run by volunteers, and all money raised goes to local projects or promoting music and art. If you haven’t been before why not watch this short video.
Welcome to The Priddy Fringe
This year the festival’s Club Tent becomes The Priddy Fringe! We’ve finalised a superb line up of acts in the intimate venue setting of the Fringe tent. Mixing folk, blues, country and folk-rock The Priddy Fringe is the perfect place to have fun at a workshop, take part in the Open Mic sessions or just relax and listen to some great music.
In the mornings workshops hold sway while the Open Mic sessions run on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Concerts in The Fringe Tent will run on Saturday and Sunday afternoons and the line up includes some...
Halsway Hothouse Festival
We had a lovely day down at Halsway Manor for their Hothouse Festival on Saturday 4th April. Rachael and I were interviewed about Priddy Folk Festival on 10 Radio by old friends Jon Dyer and James Findlay, and we got to see the amazing performances of the students who have been there all week. Our festival joined with the Wells Blue School and sponsored four places on the course. I chatted with Niamh and Jack and they definitely had a great time, and I was able to see how their performances had...
The latest act booked for this year’s Priddy Folk Festival are Salfishforty – an exciting duo from the from the far-flung Orkneys.
Made up of Douglas Montgomery (fiddle/viola) and Brian Cromarty (songs/guitar/mandola) Saltfishyforty combine fantastic musicianship with beautiful tunes.
Their new live album is due for release at this year’s Priddy Festival but you can get a flavour of it and the duo themselves with this lovely short video which rewards viewing with some fabulous footage of a live gig.
Their appearance a Priddy is...