Here is some news about an exciting training opportunity at Sidmouth FolkWeek


Folk South West, working in partnership with Music Leader South West, Arts Council England and Sidmouth FolkWeek, is running a training programme during this year’s Festival. If you want to develop your skills as a workshop leader, this is the programme for you.


You will be able to shadow Festival workshop leaders as well as having networking opportunities and additional daily training sessions. These include:

  • how people learn
  • how to structure workshop sessions and communicate in the best way
  • how to set yourself up in business using a variety of free software
  • how to market yourself and earn a living from music

Tutors through the week include Jacqui Haigh, Eddie Upton, Paul Saunders, Tim Hine, Philippa Toulson and Olly Davey

Places are limited so please get in touch with Music Leader South West / Folk South West as soon as possible if you would like to be involved.


To register interest or for more information contact Music Leader on / 0117 3525043 or Eddie Upton on 07813 089002.