Sidmouth Festival

One of the biggest folk festivals in the world. Held in the (normally) sleepy town of Sidmouth on the South Devon coast every August.

See the Sidmouth Festival Web page


The Playford Team performed there in 1968 with Peter Boyce as musician and Bill Rutter (the Festival Director) in costume as Beau Nash doing the introductions. We travelled there in the Commer Minibus


Left to right - Jill, Val, Malcolm, Ian, Jenny, Barbara, Mary, Mike, Pauline, Stuart


Does anyone have contact details for Mike Walton?


Fine Companions


Then in 1970 we danced as Reading University Scottish


Keith Broughton didn't actually play the bagpipes.


That was Sandy's role.

The team L to R - Jackie Shepherd, Linda Stewart, Pauline Bruce, Sandy the piper, Malcolm Clarke, Sheila Scullard, Keith Broughton, Brian Jones and Diane Elwin.

-- BrianJones

On the money side

For many years, ex-RUUFDS people formed the core of the Treasurer's team under the leadership of Stuart Ball, making up floats and counting the returning money.

-- AndrewFindlay - 26 Jun 2004

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Topic revision: r2 - 23 Sep 2004, BrianJones - This page was cached on 02 Feb 2021 - 05:09.

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