What’s On (or Off!)

If you decide to contact providers of participatory activities and events listed here, we advise you to always ask to see evidence of their DBS check and Insurance, take up their references (if appropriate) and ask questions about both the safety and quality aspects of their work.


Apr 6 – Apr 10 all-day
12:00 am
A residential introduction to folk music for young people aged 12-16. Prior experience – as either a singer or musician – is essential, but it’s ok if you’re new to folk. The week culminates in[...]
Apr 14 – Apr 18 all-day
12:00 am
Do you want to expand your orchestral experience? Do you play your instrument to Grade 6 (strings) or 7 (Woodwind, Brass and Percussion) standard? Come and audition for the West of England Youth Orchestra (WEYO)[...]
Jul 27 – Aug 1 all-day
12:00 am
This is a fun but intensive residential course for young people aged 12-18, leading to a day of performances at Sidmouth Folk Week. It’s designed as a progression from the Spring Halsway Young Folk: Intro[...]
Aug 24 – Aug 28 all-day
12:00 am
This advanced course for 16-25 year olds aims to challenge and inspire our next generation of professional folk musicians – could this be you?! Led by Becki Driscoll and Archie Churchill-Moss, you’ll work to develop[...]
Aug 25 – Aug 27 all-day
12:00 am
A residential introduction to folk music and song for ages 8 – 12. Led by an experienced creative team – Becki Driscoll, Ford Collier, and Hannah Cumming – this short residential will be filled with[...]