Published: August 30, 2011
Countdown underway to Burnham-On-Sea's annual FolkFest

The countdown has begun to the sixth annual Burnham-On-Sea FolkFest, which is being held this coming weekend (September 1st-4th).

Vibrant young folk trio Uiscedwr and top musical act Coracle will play at the FolkFest 2011 grand opening concert at the Princess Theatre on Friday September 2nd.

Tickets, costing £10 each, are available now from Sea Breeze in Victoria Street or by calling 01278 783276. Doors will open at 8pm.

The Folkfest continues on Saturday (September 3rd) with dozens of free musical acts and dance groups performing in venues across Burnham.

The music starts at 1pm and continues until 11pm in The Waterfront Pub, The Clarence, The Railway, S&D, The Ritz Club, The Pier Tavern and The Victoria. The full schedule is available here.

Along with music, there will also be a craft fair in the town centre from 10am-5pm on Saturday plus workshops at the Baptist Church and dance performances outside.

Then, on Sunday, the annual Folk In The Park will be held in Burnham's Manor Gardens from 12pm-6pm.

Entertainment will include from the The Carrvick Sisters, Fallen Apples, Sail Pattern and 3 Daft Monkeys plus The Mudlarks, Coastal Cloggers and Tiger Feet Appalachian dancers. Entry will be free.

Pictured: Top, Uiscedwr, and above 3 Daft Monkeys

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