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,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »