The Market Square
The market square is the focal point of the festival. There is an outdoor stage for music and dance. Round the square are stalls with food and craft vendors.
Music and Dance In The Square:
Events run from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
10:00-10:15 Procession & Opening Glove Ceremony
10:20-11:00 Wessex Morris Men
11:00-11:45 Owl in the Sun
11:50-12:00 Gather for Clipping the Church
12:00-12:30 Scottish Dancers
12:30-13:15 Enigma Morris
13:15-14:00 Jack Cookson
14:00-14:30 Wessex Morris Men
14:30-15:00 Flamenco Dancers
15:00-15:30 Enigma Morris
16:15-16:45 Eastern Promise Belly Dancers
16:45-17:30 Black Rock Irish Dancers
17:30-18:30 The Dambuskers
The David Hall
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.
All performances on the day are free.
The performers in The David Hall
10:30-10:45 Velvet & Stone
10:45-11:45 The Harry Browns of Bristol
13:15-14:00 Isabella Kerwin
17:15-18:00 The Portraits
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.
Busking all day in the pub.
21:00-22:00 The Dambuskers
All events at the Brewers are free.
St. Peter & St. 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.
The Church Grounds
All day Beerkat Collective
10:30-11:00 No Mean Feat Apalachian Dancers
10:30-11:15 Mad Mendip All Drummers
11:00-11:30 Zumba Dancers
11:15-11:45 Punch & Judy
11:30-11:45 Flamenco Dancers
11:45-12:00 Clipping the Church
12:15-12:45 Maypole dancing
12:30-13:15 Mad Mendip All Drummers
13:15-13:45 Punch & Judy
13:30-14:00 No Mean Feat Apalachian Dancers
14:00-14:30 Zumba workshop
14:30-15:00 Black Rock Irish Dancers
15:30-16:15 Mad Mendip All Drummers
In The Church
11:00-11:45 Meeting Voices Community Choir
12:30-13:15 West Country Carolling Traditions
13:30-14:15 Singing Rounds Workshop
14:30-15:15 The Harry Browns of Bristol
15:30-16:30 Stanchester Quire
16:30-17:15 South Somerset Community Choir
The Blake Hall
On the edge of the Market Square.
14:00-15:00 Angel Heart Theatre Company
16:30-17:15 Enigma Morris - workshop for children
Events in the Hall are all free.