2017 Programme


10.30am             Folk Festival office open  Ice Factory 

8.00 – 11.00pm  Blues Session hosted by Clive Sheard with 9lbs Catfish, Stuart Cumberpatch &

                           Gareth Hedges  Bronx Restaurant (Collection)

8.00 – 11.00pm  Concert – Ewan McLennan – Support James Dumbelton & Andy Clarke 

                            Ice Factory  (No wheelchair access) (Ticket price £13.00)



9.00am               Festival office open  Ice Factory

10.10am             The City of Plymouth Pipe Band leave East Cliff Café

10.30am            The City of Plymouth Pipe Band play in the Triangle 

10.35 -11.10am Dance teams process from East Cliff Café to Triangle

11.15am            Official opening by the Mayor – Cllr. Paul Burgess

11.15 – 1.00pm Dance teams perform in the Triangle 

11.30 – 1.00pm Shape-Note Singing Workshop – Heritage Centre (Museum)

                           with Canaan’s Land - £5.00

11.10am - 11.30am  Pipe Band performing in Teign Street (Pellew Arcade)

11.40am - 12.00 noon  Pipe Band performing in Northumberland Place

12.15 - 12.45pm Appalachian dance displays in the Little Triangle Shuffle The Deck

1.00 – 1.30pm City of Plymouth Pipe Band – Little Triangle

2.45 – 3.15pm Appalachian Display – The Little Triangle

2.00 – 2.45pm Eat the Rich - Triangle Stage

3.30 – 4.15pm Eat the Rich - Triangle Stage

2.00 – 5.00pm Festival Folk Club – Heritage Centre

4.15 – 5.30pm Grand Finale with all Morris Sides in the Triangle

8.00 – 11.00pm Concert with Chris Wood – Ice Factory

                          Support Eileen Conn & Jackie Williams (£15.00)

8.00 – 11.00pm  Ceilidh with The Mooncoin Ceilidh Band Teignmouth Community School Hall

                            Licenced Bar - Tickets on the door only (£8.00 /under 14’s £4.00)



9.30 – 12.00 noon Festival Office open in Ice Factory

10.30 – 11.30am  Themed Folk Service ‘Journeys to Freedom- Aspects of the struggle

                             for freedom in word and folk music’ with songs from

                            Steve Gill with Charlie Wilson (Collection)

                            United Reformed Church, Dawlish Street

11.30 – 1.00pm  Shape-note Workshop – Heritage Centre - £5.00

11.00 – 12.55pm Morris & Border dance displays in the Triangle

1.30 - 2.15pm       Celt – Triangle Stage

2.00 – 5.00pm      Session Venue available at Bronx Restaurant

2.15 – 2.45pm     Dance Displays - Triangle

2.45 – 3.30pm     Celt – Triangle Stage

2.00 - 5.30pm      Final Concert Barron Brady with support Canaan’s Land &

                            Charlie Wilson & Steve Gill

                            Tickets on the door - (£13.00/under 14yrs £6.50)

                            United Reformed Church

3.30 – 4.30pm Morris Finale - Triangle

6.00 – 8.00pm Oystercatchers Café – ‘Suppertime Stories’

                        Hosted by Tales by the Teign (Collection)



A weekend ticket (wristband) gives unlimited access to events, space permitting.

Please ensure that you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

 The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission or ask a member of the audience

 to leave a venue. No refunds will be given. Teignmouth Folk Festival reserves the right to

change the programme due to unforeseen circumstances without prior notification.

Refunds will not be given.

 We will endeavour to keep the information boards up to date and advise of any changes.