Sidmouth, From Alma Hill c.1874

Memories of Sidmouth


This view is little different from the one seen by Whitethorn Morris at the Sidmouth International Folk Festival on several occasions in the 1980's. We danced and I played my accordian for the Whitethorn Band on the prom and in "The Arena".   On the last Friday night of the festival we danced our way (...Read full memory)

This memory is on behalf of a friend who was evacuated from London to Sidmouth in 1944. Her recollection is fairly vague but she was allocated to Brackendale, Ice House Lane which was owned by  Mrs Elizabeth, Henriatta Jane Perryman  (purchased in May 1934) and run by two ladies, Miss Hood and Miss Fitzgerald. Education (...Read full memory)

Each August huge numbers of dancers and musicians head to Sidmouth for the annual folk festival - a week long event which celebrates our national heritage of music, dance and song. This year I was able to play my piano accordian at the festival for the first time for many (...Read full memory)

trumps was my families business. long before me! my family lived there up until 2005 last to leave from flat 1 was my mum. funny to see it thanx Melissa Tedbury

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