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Bideford Folk Festival

Blacksmith Arms, Bideford,

Bideford folk festival which runs from the 11th - 17th August! :)

This week-long, friendly festival is held in and around the historic port of Bideford, situated in beautiful North Devon, taking place from 11th - 17th August 2008.

There are loads of music events, dance sessions (including Morris Dancing around the town on Saturday) and workshops with local performers as well as those from further afield plus a bar at most venues.

The festival includes a 350-seater theatre and also features a unique concert venue, the Kathleen & May, the last working sailing ship.

Already confirmed are: Seize the Day; Isambarde; Fiddlers Bid; Faustus; John Kirhpatrick; Random; Dumbuskers; Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll; Kate Lissauer and the Buffalo Gals; Barron Brady; Zoox; Trim Rig & Doxy; Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner; Bob & Gill Berry and the Tinkers Bag Show; The Carravick Sisters; Zoe Mulford; Jackie Oates with James Dumbleton; Chris Millington; Jenna Witts; Cornwall Songwriters; Les Barker; Barrie & Ingrid Temple; Wizz Jones for a Blues Night on Tuesday; Ruth Notman for most of the week culminating in a mainstage performance with Hannah and Saul her supporting musicians on Saturday; and Wistmans Wod(tbc).

On Wednesday 13th August, there's a special Lundy Island festival trip - a day trip to the island with festival artistes providing the music, and on Saturday 16th there's an afternoon concert with Zoox, Lynne Heraud & Pat Turner, Ruth Notman Band, and Jackie Oates with Jim Moray.

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