We Would Love Your Feedback

A big thank you to everybody who attended this year’s Priddy Folk Festival. We hope you had a great time. We would love your feedback good or bad. You can fill out our feedback survey here. All your comments will help us build an even better festival next year. And don’t forget next year’s festival is on July 12-14 2019. Put …

Festival Info and Extra Events!

Not long to go  now before Priddy 2018 gets under way and the weather is looking like it’s going to be fantastic so don’t forget your sunscreen! Here’s some pre-festival information. Firstly, due to extremely dry conditions there will be no barbecues allowed anywhere on the festival site, including camping areas. Obviously, the site is very dry and we have …

We’re Sold Out, But There’s Still Plenty On For Free

We have sold out of all tickets for Priddy 2018. Thanks to everyone for supporting this year’s festival. It’s the second year running we have sold out before the festival opens and we are all looking forward  to welcoming everyone on July 6. It’s worth remembering, though, that there are plenty of things to enjoy at Priddy Folk Festival for …

Ímar : It Doesn’t Get Much Better Than This

Ímar are on the crest of a wave at the moment. Having won the Horizon Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards earlier this year, they are suddenly the name on everybody’s lips. The five-piece are a true confluence of Celtic traditions; Adam Rhodes (bouzouki) and Tomas Callister (fiddle) hail from the Isle of Man, Adam Brown (bodhran) and …

More Music – Less Plastic

For many years, we have been committed to making Priddy an environmentally responsible festival. For example, we use compostable beer and soft drink glasses in our bar and have done for some time. This year we are stepping up the battle against plastic waste by ending the sale of bottled water at Priddy in order to cut the amount of single-use plastic generated. …

Workshops For All!

There are some great acts on at Priddy this year, not just on the main programme but also the Fringe too. What’s more we have lined up a great programme of free workshops on everything from singing in harmony to playing village band music of yore! On the Saturdy, Issy Emeney will be hosting a singing workshop at 3pm.  Besides …

Priddy’s Free Fringe Line Up Announced!

This year’s Priddy Folk Festival will again feature our Fringe Tent featuring an eclectic array of the best of local – and not so local – musical talent.  Entry to the Fringe Tent is entirely free to all – including visitors taking in Priddy’s craft market and other free entertainment. No wristbands are required! Here’s our line up for 2018. …

Lots of Fun and a Sticky End at the Kids Fest

This year we have another great programme planned for the Children’s Festival at Priddy 2018. We have the ever popular West African drums and Hop, Skip and Sing for little ones plus some of our old favourites back after a couple of years break. The excellent Bristol-based Brave Bold Drama are back this year with a new show called ‘Sticky …

Threepenny Bit Head Priddy’s Dance Festival

This year’s Priddy is a promising feast of dance as our regular Dance Festival bursts all over the site. Headlining the dance festival this year are ceilidh band Threepenny Bit, an exciting band of young musicians from Southampton who take traditional dance tunes and contemporary sounds and blend them into a fresh interpretation of folk music. This dynamic eight-piece band …