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Inter-Varsity Folk Dance Festival – Friday 27th February – Sunday 1st March 2015. Exeter University Streatham Rise, EX4 4QJ Exeter, Devon - visit FaceBook page or website for up to date information
The country’s longest continually running folk festival. We warmly welcome folkies from around the globe and we really hope you’ll be there too! The Festival is particularly aimed at students, but it is open to everyone. Whatever style you go for, you’re bound to find like-minded people waiting to meet you. 

Nancy Kerr and The Sweet Visitor Band - Blackbeard’s Tea Party - Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman - Buffalo Gals Stampede - Greg Russell - Panjandrum + Gordon Potts - Tickled Pink + Nick Walden - Vertical Expression + Linda Leslie - Fraich‘Airs – Pigs Might Fly + Seonaid Scott

Exefest - Exeter Canalside Folk Festival Visit website for more information.

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Brixham Pirate and Shanty Festival 2015 - Saturday 2 to Monday 4 May 2015. Around the harbour in Brixham. Live music, Games, Re-enactments, Skirmish on the Golden Hind, Record attempt, Fancy dress competition. Thousands of pirates. Come to watch or dress up and join in. Everyone is welcome.
For more information go to website or email

Crediton Festival 2015 - Friday 17th to Sunday 19th April 2015  - website For More Details ~ email

Dart Music Festival - Friday 15 to Sunday 17 May 2015 - Website


9th Bude & Stratton Folk Festival - Friday 22 May to Monday 25 May 2015 Visit Website

Guests confirmed so far (December 2014) Jim Causley - Jackie Oates - Lynn Heraud & Pat Turner - Liam Robinson - Geoff Lakeman - Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton - Pam 'n' Al - Capella - Thorn & Roses - Hamish Curry - Martyn Babb - Ken Hobbs

Exmouth Festival Website.

44th Chippenham Folk Festival - Friday 22 May to Monday 25 May 2015 - website

Dulverton Folk Festival - Website

The Bradninch Music Festival - For more information visit website

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival - Friday 12 to Sunday 14 June 2015 - visit website  

Moor Merriment - A Dartmoor Weekend - Go to Facebook page or website for more information

17th Teignmouth Folk Festival - Friday 19 to Sunday 21 June 2015 - website
Guests include The Young 'Uns - John Kirkpatrick - The New Scorpion Band - Nick Dow - Baldrick's Plan - Old Gaffers - Mrs Midnight's - City of Plymouth Pipe Band

South Brent Folk Day - Saturday 4 July 2015

Singing, music, morris and clog dancing, drop in concert and workshops (including Concertina / Song accompaniment), throughout the day in the Old School Centre. There will be a poetry competition around the theme of 'Tree life': entry £2.50 per poem - closing date Saturday 20th June 2015.
Food during the day from 'Two Good Cooks' (Anna Stewart & Tara Vaughan-Hughes).
Evening: Folk Concert at 7.30pm in the Village Hall with:
Hattie Briggs Trio; Hattie is a Gloucestershire based singer-songwriter and BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Nominee in 2014. Having had 3 singles in the iTunes singer-songwriter chart, she will be releasing her debut album ‘Red & Gold’ on 6th April. Visit website
Steve Turner began his career on the Manchester folk scene at the end of the 1960s. He is a multi-instrumentalist, with one of the best voices in the business who accompanies himself on the concertina and cittern and also plays mandolin and banjo. His 5th album 'The Whirligig of Time' was long listed for the BBC folk awards in 2008 and his latest 'Rim of the Wheel' was released in 2012 to rave reviews. Visit website
Reel Ale Bar; Doors open 7.00pm; Tickets £10.00 in advance / £12.00 on the door or by post (contact Eileen McKee on 01364 73699 or email ). Further details to be announced Visit South Brent Folk website

Tivvy Fest - For more information go to Website

Chagstock Festival - Friday 17 July to Saturday 18 July 2015 - Whiddon Down, Devon - Website

Hatherleigh Festival - visit website

Sidmouth Folk Week - Friday 31 July to Friday 7 August - Visit Website








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38th Dartmoor Folk Festival - For further details about the Festival, telephone 01837 840102 - visit website

Bath Folk Festival - website.

Beautiful Days Festival - Friday 21 - Sunday - 23 August 2015 - Escot Park near Exeter. See website - for details.

43rd Cornwall Folk Festival - Friday 28th to Monday 31st August 2015 - Visit festival website

There are great opportunities for any new local Devon/Cornwall Bands to come and play on our Fringe Stage at the Festival if anybody wants to email Mike Walford

‘Early Bird’ Full Weekend Tickets (to include camping) can be purchased from our website or by telephoning Brian Flexman at our Box Office on 01208 812230 (situated in the Hobgoblin Music Shop, Wadebridge), or by chatting to ‘Ramblin’ Mike Walford on 01637 880604.




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Totnes Festival - website

Riverside Beer, Folk , and Music Festival - Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th October 2015 - In Aid Of The North Devon Air Ambulance and The North Devon Childrens Hospice. Riverside Caravan & Camping Park, Marsh Lane, North Molton Road, South Molton, North Devon, EX36 3HQ.
21 bands [now being booked] - Camping available for caravans, RV’s, motorhomes, campervans, tents from £20.00 - 5 star showerblock facilities, bar , food,  fun for all the family. For booking details telephone  01769 579269,  email or visit website

Acoustica Festival - Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street EX4 3LS + partner venues
For more information go to website or telephone 01392 667080


Baring Gould Folk weekend - For more information visit website or telephone 01837 53754

Baring-Gould Folk Song School - for more information visit website or telephone 01837 53754