The Market Square
The market square will be the focal point of the festival. There will be an outdoor stage for music and dance. Round the square will be stalls with food and craft vendors.
Music and Dance In The Square:
10:00 am Procession to Square
10:15 am Opening ceremony of the Glove
11:00 am Eastern Promise Belly Dancers
11:20 am Declan Millar
12:00 pm Break for Clipping the Church (In church grounds).
1:20 pm Bog Cottage Underground
2:40 pm Yetminster Irish Dancers
3.00 pm Somerset Morris Stave Dance
4:00 pm Willowen
5:20 pm Beetlecrushers Clog
5:50 pm Yetminster Irish Dancers
Events run from 10 am to 6 pm
An arts centre housed in a former United Reformed Church in the centre of South Petherton since 1989. The David Hall is run by Petherton Arts Trust which put on a variety of entertainments including Films (through PPS), Theatre, and music. The DH has a reputation for choosing the best contemporary folk and acoustic acts around. The venue is much loved by artists and audience alike for its friendly atmosphere and great acoustics. There will be two ticketed events plus free music from some of the areas most talented performers.
The Green Angels are the headline act. Full itinerary below.
10:00 am Music workshop: Age 8 to 16 yrs.
11:15 am Midsummer music play through (All instruments welcome).
12:30 pm Lazibyrd Free
2:00 pm Anthony Lane Free
2:45 pm Tom Clements Free
3:30 pm Louise Jordan Free
4:30 pm Senile Delinquents Free
6:00 pm Green Angels Dance Workshop £4.00
8:00 pm Green Angels Performance £8.00
The Brewers Arms
18 James Street
A fine traditional pub with real ales on tap and an attached restaurant serving excellent food. The Brewers is next to the village square so an excellent place to relax while contemplating which event to go to next. There will be open folk sessions during the afternoon and early evening.
All events at the Brewers are free.
9:00 pm Cabin Fever Crew
St Peter & Paul Church
The largest church in the village, and sits just behind the village square. Like most churches the acoustic properties make the venue ideal for choral performances.
10:00 am Mr Wiggins Punch and Judy Show.
11:15 am Lizzy Bryant Story Teller.
12:00 pm Clipping the Church.
12:45 - 1:00 pm Mr Wiggins Punch and Judy Show.
1:00 pm Lizzy Bryant Story Teller.
1:30 pm SP Junior School Maypole Dancing.
2:00 pm Morris Jigs (Open to all Morris Dancers)
2:30 pm Junior Morris SP Scout Group.
3:00 pm Symondsbury Mummers.
3:50 pm Sam Lloyd - Juggler
In the Church
12:30 am Stanchester Quire Singing Workshop
1:30 pm Louise Jordan
2:00 pm Stanchester Quire Performance
3:00 pm Mitch Norman
The Blake Hall
On the edge of the Market Square.
Events in the Hall are all free.
10:45 am Yetminster Irish Dance Workshop.
12:30 am Over Stratton Folk Dance Workshop
2:00 pm Time and Tide Theatre present Part 1
2:30 pm Interval
3:00 pm Time and Tide Theatre present Part 2
4:40 pm Time and Tide Workshop
The School Yard
An extra venue available this year as the South Petherton C of E Infants School has kindly given us the use of their yard.
Events in the School Yard are all free.
10:30 am Onwards Busking slots available.
1:00 pm Stampita
2:00 pm Chas Jacobs & Martin Pickett
3:00 pm Sam Lloyd - Music
3:20 pm Eastern Promise Belly Dancers.
5:15 pm Wyvern Jubilee Morris.