CREATIVITY ALONG THE SID
Sidmouth’s culture could be said to have started on the River:
Sidmouth has been a community for hundreds of years, it appears in the Domesday Book, which was published in 1086 under the name of Sedemuda, which translates as Mouth of the Sid, with the name coming from the River Sid which runs through the town and into the Sid Valley.
And in fact, there are some wonderfully creative looks at the River, by visitors and residents alike.
Here’s a fabulous portrait of a Scottish piper on the Esplanade:
Meanwhile, at the mouth of the River, there are several creative projects happening:
And if we make our way up the River, we come to the ford – where we see the Folk Festival in full swing: