Dozens of gigs and music events were held across Burnham-On-Sea during the town’s the first annual FolkFest, a two-day folk music festival, held on Saturday September 2nd and Sunday September 3rd.
Musicians from across the country converged on the town’s pubs to play a varied mixture of blues, jazz, folk and acoustic music. Our photos show some of the many acts during the weekend. The event continued on Sunday with an open air concert in Burnham’s Manor Gardens from 12-6pm.
Doey’s Daughters in action at Chaplin’s Bar.
Doey’s Daughters at Chaplin’s Bar.
A fun atmosphere at the Crown Inn with Mandelinky.
The Chalice Morrismen from Brent Knoll outside Burnham’s Baptist Church.
Chico Holton from the Old Town Acoustic Club in action at The Railway.
The Ginger Hitlas were on top form at the Victoria during the weekend.
Three music fans having a great time at Chaplins Bar: Alex Ham, James Pickering and Elliot Lee.
Scholion in action at The Clarence.
Sarah Pritchard & Kathy McMillan at The Clarence.
Gasolene strum away at the Pier Tavern.
Francis and Keren Haydenn at Chaplins Bar.
Country dancing is enjoyed by all!
The FolkFest craft fair offered a range of items for sale.
No Shame in action at The Railway.
One young family claps along to the music.
Alive And Kicking in action at the town’s Baptist Church.
Music and dance at the town’s Baptist Church.
Tiger Feet perform a high-kicking routine during FolkFest 2006.