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The Category Sidmouth is a subset of Devon. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Sidmouth which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

 

In contrast, the following Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Honiton Youth Orchestra

- The Beer Wurlitzer

 

! Sidmouth KEY
VISITS (to Website)58
VIEWS (of this Record)77

'With the East Devon Music Festival, we aim to take classical music to many venues in East Devon every other year, with additionally a single concert in the intervening years ... Our aim is to bring classical music of the highest quality to East Devon through young, experienced and professional musicians from mostly outside the county.' Held Mid June [2020]

 

* East Devon Music Festival
VISITS (to Website)70
VIEWS (of this Record)131

'Has been presenting concerts at Seaton Town Hall since 1951. It owns one of the finest pianos in East Devon - a modern Steinway grand. In addition to the annual season of concerts, it promotes music workshops in local schools and is committed to encouraging music making among young people. SeatonMusic also has a history of commissioning new works.'

 

* Seaton Music
VISITS (to Website)200
Also indexedSeatonMusic
VIEWS (of this Record)366

‘An unmissable week-long seaside celebration of music, dance and song taking place in the beautiful East Devon regency coastal resort ... Awarded a Blue Plaque ... in recognition of its cultural contribution to the South West region, this week-long seaside celebration of music, dance and song has been a major player in the festival calendar since 1955. Held in the first week of August every year, the East Devon festival attracts tens of thousands of visitors to over 700 diverse events with broad “something for everyone” appeal.’

 

* Sidmouth Folk Festival
VISITS (to Website)132
VIEWS (of this Record)265

'Sidmouth Concert Society presents a series of 6 public concerts in Sidmouth, East Devon, from October to March each year ... Our artists are either established performers of international repute, or up-and-coming prize- or award-winners. Our concerts are open to everyone, and our audiences are assured of a warm welcome.'

 

* Sidmouth Music
VISITS (to Website)172
VIEWS (of this Record)375

'The full Ensemble comprises of over 60 experienced amateur and some former professional players drawn from the South West of England. The orchestra rehearses in the centre of Exeter on Sunday afternoons leading to the presentation of a series of classical concerts each year. National and international soloists often feature in concerts that frequently take place in Sidmouth Parish Church, Devon. This beautifully renovated church near the famous Victorian seafront has fine acoustics and accommodates a large audience.'

 

+ Isca Ensemble South West
VISITS (to Website)243
VIEWS (of this Record)384

‘Formed in 1987, is now the most widely respected and recognised choir in East Devon. Essentially a chamber choir, the Sheldon Singers perform a broad range of music, from madrigals to oratorios. Two main concerts are given each year, with the summer season devoted either to an overseas tour or to a residential period at one of England’s great cathedrals.’

 

+ Sheldon Singers
VISITS (to Website)39
VIEWS (of this Record)112

'We were founded in 1856 and perform two major concerts per year, one in the Spring and the other in December. We are a friendly group of around 60 singers, meeting one evening per week for about 10 weeks before each concert.'

 

+ Sidmouth Choral Society
VISITS (to Website)200
VIEWS (of this Record)1001

'There has been a Band in Sidmouth for over 150 years, with the earliest record being a picture of the band taken in 1862 ... Thanks to the dedication and hard work of both the Band and the Musical Director ... we got promoted to the Third Section in 2008, progressed to the Second Section in 2012 and gained promotion to the First Section from January 2017 ... In addition to competing in contests throughout the year, we hold regular summer concerts ... Sidmouth Town Band has a close relationship with the town council and local community.'

 

+ Sidmouth Town Band
VISITS (to Website)214
VIEWS (of this Record)401

'Previously the building was an under used and rundown Town Hall owned by East Devon District Council. It annually lost in excess of £30,000 per year and as such was at great risk of being sold. A community group (Seatons Voice) formed and generated a plan to lease out the building and hold events to cover the running costs. Roll on 6 years, lots of hard work and over 60 active volunteers the building has been transformed into a vibrant entertainment and much used community facility ...'

 

@ Seaton Gateway
VISITS (to Website)445
VIEWS (of this Record)448

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