2012 Folkfest hailed 'a great success' by organisers
annual FolkFest attracted large crowds of music fans over the
weekend with more than 80 acts performing at venues across the
seventh annual Folkfest came to a close this evening (Sunday)
with the traditional Folk In The Park concert in the town's Manor
live music on Sunday featured Ryan Hawkings, Leah Goldie, Stompin'
Dave Allen, The Claque and Three Sheets T'wind. Leah gained her
place in the line-up after winning Burnham's Acoustic Battle of
the Bands in June.
Saturday, dozens of free musical acts and dance groups performed
in seven pubs and clubs across the town centre, each of which
was well supported.
dance acts included the Coastal Cloggers, Tiger Feet Appalachian
and the Chalice Morris Dancers plus craft stalls, children's entertainers
Folkfest spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com the event had been
"another great success" and he thanked all those who
had supported and performed at the four-day event.
of the musical groups in action outside the Victoria Hotel on
Combined Arvesters in action outside the Vic on Saturday
Tiger Feet Appalachian dancers performing outside the baptist
of the groups entertaining the audience at Sunday's event
enjoying the entertainment at Sunday's Folk In The Park
audience was treated to an afternoon of great music in Burnham's