It’s A Smallworld – Dallahan Are Back!

They may come from Scotland and be rooted in the traditional music of Caledonia and Ireland, but Dallahan are not content to stay there. The four piece – who played Priddy in 2017  – love to bring outside influences to their music from as far away as the Balkans and North America to fuse an original sound that is fresh …

Mawkin Say Farewell at Priddy

Bitter sweet news – Mawkin are breaking up – but will play theier last gig ever at Priddy. The band, whose muscular English folk rock has won thgem fans across the nation have decided to call it a day as members see increasing demand with other projects. It’s a massive honour for us to host this significant event and the …

Fish, Ships and a Banjo

Four years ago – is it really four years? – a duo called Saltfishforty made the long, long trek south from the Orkneys to play at Priddy. We haven’t forgotten how good they were so… we’re having them back! Saltfishforty – Douglas Montgomery (fiddle/viola) and Brian Cromarty (songs/guitar/mandola) – first got together in 2002 and combine the rich traditional music …

We Need Stewards!

There are plenty of ways to enjoy Priddy Folk Festival – from taking in the free events as a casual visitor to being a fully paid up weekender. But have you ever considered volunteering as a Priddy Folk Festival steward? Being a steward means you can get involved in many different aspects of the festival, from being part of the …

Latest Acts Announced For Priddy

We have a raft of new, exciting acts to announce for this years’ Priddy Folk Festival. First off, from East Anglia, we are delighted to have secured The Shackleton Trio who has a fantastic 2018 garnering rave reviews and national exposure of Mark Radcliffe’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Show. The band – Georgia Shackleton (fiddle, vocals), Aaren Bennett (guitar) and Nic Zuppardi …

Tim Edey added to 2019 line-up

English folk instrumentalist extraordinaire Tim Edey is the latest big name to be added to or line-up for 2019. Tim is one of the best loved performers on the international folk scene, a true master of both guitar and box who has played around the world with some of the biggest names in Celtic folk. In 2014 he toured America …

Woo-hoo! First Artists for 2019 Announced

It’s with some excitement – to put it mildly – that we are able to reveal the first three acts for Priddy 2019! Granny’s Attic are a relative rarity these days – a young band playing folk in the traditional style. Their repertoire includes many of the best known songs in the British folk catalogue – and quite a few …

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 …