Music to villagers’ ears in Kimpton

PUBLISHED: 17:17 03 July 2017 | UPDATED: 17:17 03 July 2017

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Emma Rice-Oxley with George and Oliver.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Emma Rice-Oxley with George and Oliver.

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Sunshine and music brought out the crowds for Kimpton Folk Festival at the weekend.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Ian Mitchell and David Mitchell enjoy a pint of beer. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Ian Mitchell and David Mitchell enjoy a pint of beer.

Saturday’s event was the second Kimpton Folk Festival to be held.

Musicians performed on the historic village green for families, who relaxed on their camping chairs.

The family-friendly festival also featured ticketed shows on two stages in the Memorial Hall and the 13th century church.

As well as music, adults and children enjoyed games and dancing.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Rachel and Robbie enjoy the music. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Rachel and Robbie enjoy the music.

The real ale bar, by Farr Brew, also went down well.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Jenny and Sue Wells enjoy the festival. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Jenny and Sue Wells enjoy the festival.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Ellie and Caz with Lachie, age five months. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Ellie and Caz with Lachie, age five months.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Aine Chivers, six, and Amber Turner, six, watch the concert. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Aine Chivers, six, and Amber Turner, six, watch the concert.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - John and Chrissie Mends enjoy the day out. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - John and Chrissie Mends enjoy the day out.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Local residents enjoy the folk festival. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Local residents enjoy the folk festival.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - The Curry Family enjoy the folk festival. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - The Curry Family enjoy the folk festival.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Nigel Hyams plays the Accordian. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Nigel Hyams plays the Accordian.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Dick Moffat plays the guitar. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Dick Moffat plays the guitar.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Annie New (Organiser). Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Annie New (Organiser).

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Rosie Ward, six. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Rosie Ward, six.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Jez Lowe entertains the crowds. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Jez Lowe entertains the crowds.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Layla Crichton and Florrie Lovett, seven. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Layla Crichton and Florrie Lovett, seven.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Richard/Scott and Clare enjoy the folk music. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Richard/Scott and Clare enjoy the folk music.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Rosie Hodgson and Rowan Piggott enjoy the festival. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Rosie Hodgson and Rowan Piggott enjoy the festival.

Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Jez Lowe entertains the crowds. Kimpton Folk Festival 2017 - Jez Lowe entertains the crowds.

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