Saturday 7 July 2018 South Brent Folk Day:  South Brent Folk presents the 7th annual South Brent Folk Day with singing, music, dancing, workshops and concerts around the village.

There will be the annual poetry competition, with this year’s theme being 'Dartmoor Working Life'; entry £2.50 per poem or £1 for Junior (under 15) section; closing date Saturday 23 June 2018. If you would like to enter, download the form from the website.

Dancing in the car park with Green Willow Clog Dancers and Newton Bushel Morris.

Cornish minstrel, Nigel Roberts, will be busking on hurdy-gurdy and fiddle in the village centre.


  • 12 noon: an opportunity to try ringing handbells or join a handbell workshop with Delphine Gould of ‘Plympton Clangers’;
  • 3.30-4.30pm: fiddle workshop with Becki Driscoll

Afternoon concert at 2.00pm in the Old School Community Centre with Owly Dave & Whistling Paddy, Roger Smith and Foxen. Admission £3 (or free with advance evening concert ticket)

Evening concert at 7.30pm (with Reel Ale bar) in the Village Hall featuring:

  • Somerset singer/songwriter Ange Hardy (harp/guitar), whose sixth studio album, ‘Bring back home’ was reviewed as one of the finest folk albums of 2017.
  • Devon fiddle duo Nick Wyke & Becki Driscoll whose unique sound blends melodic, emotive violin and viola with driving fiddle chords and powerful vocals interspersed with anecdotes.
  • Dartmoor Folk Singer Bill Murray who, for over fifty years, has been singing songs about country life on Dartmoor, most of them humorous, learnt from older generations at halls, fairs and inns.

Tickets £12 in advance (to include afternoon and evening concerts) or £12 on the door for the evening concert. FFI: Contact Eileen McKee on 01364 73699 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or John Rawlinson on 01364 73117 or email or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Organised by South Brent Folk to support folk music in the South Brent area