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  • Only a week to go on our Early Bird Ticket Offer!

    Only a week to go on our Early Bird Ticket Offer!

    Our Early Bird offer of discounted weekend tickets for this year’s Priddy Folk Festival (to be held on 12th – 14th July 2024) ends soon.  If you hurry and buy before 23.59 pm on the 29th February, you can save yourself £12 on a full price adult ticket (and £6 on a youth ticket for…

  • 2024 Headliners announced

    2024 Headliners announced

    This year’s Priddy Folk Festival is on 12 -14 July, and we are really excited to be announcing our headliners.  Building on feedback from last year’s festival, our Programme Team have pulled together some amazing acts from around the world and across a wide range of folk genres. Highlights include Sunto Soussa, a phenomenal singer-songwriter,…

  • Catch The Early Bird Offer!

    Catch The Early Bird Offer!

    Next year’s Priddy Folk Festival will be held on 12 – 14 July 2024.  You can expect another top-quality lineup of both music and dance with a strong showing from our Celtic cousins. There will be performers from Canada, Gambia, Mozambique, Ukraine and Zimbabwe. From an English perspective, we have a strong programme of traditional…

  • How our community benefits

    How our community benefits

    We are really proud that Priddy Folk Festival is a registered charity run by volunteers.  Our charitable aims are promoting folk music and the arts and improving the environs of Priddy.  This year’s Folk Festival raised a surplus of over £33k. The Festival Committee met in October where we were able to review applications from…

  • Save the date!

    Save the date!

    Already missing the Priddy Festival? Now is the best time to put a new date in your calendar: next year’s Festival will be from 12th – 14th of July, 2024. We will again be offering an amazing programme filled with music, dance, workshops, fun and friendship. Listen to outstanding folk groups, watch – and learn…

  • Stay in touch!

    Stay in touch!

    What a great weekend we had!  Now the stages, tents and marquees for this year’s Priddy Folk Festival have been dismantled – but we’re already thinking about next year’s event! Want to keep up to date on our plans for the Festival in 2024? Sign up for our email newsletter and get regular updates, including…

  • How was it for you?

    How was it for you?

    At the close of another great Priddy Folk Festival, we want to say a big thank you to all our performers, audiences and volunteers.

  • Who is performing when?

    Who is performing when?

      This year’s Priddy Folk Festival has a great lineup of home-grown and international musicians performing across four stages around the village.  It’s going to be hard to choose! Here’s a quick day-by-day guide to what’s on when: Friday 7th July from 7pm: Eastwater Nick Hart Medicine Creek The Dillyboys Old Baby Mackerel Swildons Tim…

  • Check out our Fringe benefits!

    Check out our Fringe benefits!

    The Fringe is an opportunity to get to know bands and musicians from around Somerset and beyond. This year’s programme features a wonderful mix of traditional and new folk, Americana and RnB and Eastern European music – with a bit of country thrown in too. And what’s more, it’s free! Here’s a preview of what’s…

  • 2023 Lineup announced

    2023 Lineup announced

    The wait is over! 2023 Line up for Priddy Folk Festival is here! This is our 30th festival, and we are thrilled to announce a fabulous line up of acts, covering a wide range of folk genres from the traditional to the more avant-garde. Headliners this year are The Jeremiahs and Dervish from Ireland, Fara…

  • We Need You!!

    We Need You!!

    People often remark that the Priddy Folk Festival is very professionally-run.  This is great!   It’s all all down to our volunteers who work throughout the year planning and preparing the site. On top of this volunteer stewards welcome visitors and musicians throughout the weekend. Many stewards return year after year as they really enjoy working…

  • 2022 Festival Photos!

    2022 Festival Photos!

    We had some splendid weather, and it was great to have the Festival back feeling almost as though it never stopped! We’d like to give a big Thank you! to our official Festival photographers, Focus On Photography, a Wells-based amateur photography group led by a friend of the festival, Stuart Baynes. We would like to…