Catch the best of dance at Priddy!

This year’s Priddy Folk Festival dance programme features some of the best folk dance acts from the south west and beyond. Taking place in the Eastwater Marquee and the Market Square, there’s an international flavour with styles from Brittany, North America and of course English morris and Rapper. Highlights include an appearance by Silver Flame Rapper (above) a young side …

Song, dance and stories in the Kids’ Tent

  Details of this year’s Priddy Folk Festival Children’s Festival have just been finalised and there’s plenty to do for children of all ages. We start both days with a session of songs and rhymes for parents, babies and little ones. Later, we have the return of the fabulous Martin Maudsley whose musical stories were such a big hit last year. Martin is …

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 …

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 …

Saltfishforty

Saltfishforty

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 …

Dragonsfly

Friday Night Dance

Local favourites Dragonsfly lead the dance on Friday night– the set starts with some great Breton music & Maya will teach some French Bal & Breton dancing….then as the night gets late the band will let rip & play a blasting set of French, Balkan and all the best that Dragonsfly can do. The band are working on a new album …

Line Up is Announced

See the artists we have booked for this year’s festival. We are really excited to have Wolfstone, Dick Gaughin, The Duncan Chisolm Trio and the incomparable Nizlopi!