See you again soon!
We had a cracking festival in 2016 and hope you did too. The photos from this year’s festival are in our gallery .
Relive The Genius Of Jake
The sublime wit of Jake Thackray is coming to the Priddy Folk Festival 2017 in the shape of John Watterson – aka Fake Thackray.
Jake Thackray’s bitingly satirical and pomposity-puncturing songs have passed into legend. John, on hearing of the death of the great man in 2002 was determined to keep Jake’s catalogue of sharp, funny songs alive by performing them himself.
Thus Fake Thackray was born. John met Jake just once – when Jake was playing a gig in a folk club on the Isle of Man...
Final Priddy 2017 Line-up Confirmed
The line-up for Priddy Folk Festival 2017 is now complete with some of the final additions being among the most exciting yet.
The great news is the return of popular Priddy acts Jamie Smith’s Mabon, Tom McConville and Faustus.
The festival also welcomes back Jenn Butterworth and Laura Beth Salter who made their impressive debut last year and the impressive young innovators Gadarene who last played three years ago.
There’s also plenty of new talent to take in such as the incredible Anglo-French collaboration Topette!!,
New acts to watch out for
One of the joys of folk festivals generally and – we sincerely hope – Priddy Folk Festival in particular is discovering great talent that you have never heard of and going ‘wow!’
Sometimes the ‘wow’ thing can happen when you stumble upon young performers. And sometimes it’s someone who has, shall we say, been around the block a bit.
Leon Hunt is not exactly a new name to Priddy – he appeared with the Scoville Units in 2010 – but he will be I’m sure an unfamiliar name to many. If you...