It doesn’t rain all the time in Somerset

Here are some visitors to last year’s festival.
(the photos were taken by Stuart Baynes a local photographer)


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Halsway Manor Hothouse

Look out for the Halsway Manor Hothouse Festival on 19th April. We are proud to work with Halsway Manor on the Blue School Project that produces our Saturday morning concert of young, insanely talented folkies. Halsway does great work promoting Folk music. We have been invited to the Hothouse to promote the Priddy Festival, so you can see us, The Blue School Folk Group and our very own The Drystones with the likes of Moore Moss Rutter, The Ballina Whalers, and The Jaywalkers, and many more.

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Maz O Conner Steve Payne

New Names Added

Maz O’Connor has joined our line up. She was an Horizon Award nominee for the Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2013 and has recently toured supporting old Priddy favourites Jamie Smith’s Mabon. She is about to release her much anticipated second album.

Steve Payne is a guitarist and singer songwriter. Variously described as one of the UK’s most unique and versatile guitarists, Steve Payne is also feted as a talented and non-predictable singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, wordsmith and story-teller whose compositions cross the musical boundaries from Blues to Folk to Contemporary Roots.

Check What’s On to see others in the line up!

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Priddy Folk Festival 2013

Folk Festival Continues!

Some rumours have been heard that the Priddy Folk Festival is cancelled. This is due to a confusion with the historic Priddy Sheep Fair held in August which has been cancelled this year. This 650 year old tradition attracted thousands of people to Priddy. So its cancellation has made the news. But the reasons for its cancellation have no affect on the highly successful Priddy Folk Festival.
Plans are well in hand for the 23rd Priddy Folk Festival. The organisers are excited about this year’s festival which we expect to be the most successful yet, expecting over four thousand visitors to the many attractions.

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