Published: September 3, 2011
Over 70 performers in action at Burnham-On-Sea's FolkFest today

Crowds of music lovers will flock to Burnham-On-Sea today (Saturday, September 3rd) when dozens of musicians and performers will be in action across the town.

Burnham's sixth year FolkFest will be in full swing throughout the day as more than 70 musical acts and dance groups perform at seven venues across the town.

Saturday's free 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.

Among those performing will be James Findlay, pictured right, who was named BBC Radio 2's Young Folk Singer of 2010.

Along with music, there will also be a craft fair along Burnham High Street from 10am-5pm today plus workshops inside the Baptist Church and dance performances outside.

It will be followed tomorrow (Sunday) by the annual Folk In The Park in Burnham's Manor Gardens from 12pm-6pm. Entertainment will include 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.

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