https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h414Dm_GUnI H & I have rated them Stars of our Sidmouth Folk Festival for 2 years in a row now. They’re both 12. Well, they’re probably about 20, but they look like they’re 12.
Searchlight Part II
So, it happened! Didn’t really have time to write about it last month. We managed to get thirteen acts in to perform – and it was all a bit magical, really. And already I think there were definitely some contenders for Folk Weekend Oxford 2017. We’re hopefully going to do another one at the end of… Continue reading Searchlight Part II
You mean… you can do Sidmouth in a hotel?!
I’ve always viewed Sidmouth Folk Week in the way that the author of Das Kapital saw history, and the author of Mein Kampf saw life: as a virtuous struggle. You camp a mile or two up the hill, and you get to and from the town (where 95% of all the music is happening) by… Continue reading You mean… you can do Sidmouth in a hotel?!
Small & Gold
I had the great pleasure to be MC-ing the main stage on Saturday night at this year’s Folk Weekend Oxford festival, and the first act were one of my favourite local acts: Small & Gold. Which meant I got to say the same spiel that I’m about to write here. If you were at that gig,… Continue reading Small & Gold