Sea Change 2019

Metronomy, The Comet is Coming, Gruff Rhys, Lubomyr Melnyk, Gazelle Twin, Bill Ryder-Jones, Maps, Black Midi, W. H. Lung, Du Blonde, Szun Waves, Rozi Plain, Laurence Pike, Anne Müller, Stewart Lee and Michael Cumming present ‘King Rocker’, Will Burns and Hannah Peel, Virginia Astley, TVAM, Black Country New Road, Pip Blom, Death & Vanilla, You Tell Me, Deep Learning, The Nightingales, Doomsquad, Sandra Kerr and John Faulkner perform the music of Bagpuss, Pale Blue Eyes, Hearing Aid Beige, Michael Clark, Lecu and Dawn Chorus Ignites.

Also films and conversations from Viv Albertine, Salena Godden, Emma Warren, Belinda Zhawi, Martha Sprackland, Ana da Silva, Charlotte Newman and Micheal Cumming’s “Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes”.

View all of the 2019 Day Splits here.


Sea Change is an intimate and spirited festival of high times, music, art, culture, food and drinks in Totnes + Dartington, Devon. It was founded by the award-winning Drift Record Shop who lovingly curate the event with their favourite thinkers, speakers and players.

Working with creative partners Heavenly Recordings, Mute, Bella Union, Erased Tapes, Moshi Moshi, Rough Trade Books, Fire Records, Faber Social, Earth Recordings and The Quietus, Sea Change weekend is unique, and inspiring.

“full of noises, sounds and sweet airs, that give delight”

Hosted across unique venues in the town, and a beautiful site on the Dartington Hall Trust Estate, steeped in creative history. Sea Change IV: A truck stage, a big top, a fifteenth-century church, two William Lescaze Grade II listed Modernist masterpieces, an award-winning record shop, a ballroom and loads more... come join us!

It went like this…

Looking back at some of the sights and sounds of the 2018 festival in Totnes & Dartington. From the opening Sea Change Cricket Cup to the haze of mid-Saturday night with our guests Heavenly Recordings, Mute, Bella Union, Erased Tapes, Rough Trade Books, Fire Records, Faber Social, Earth Recordings and The Quietus.

The excellent Devon fest boasts a carefully curated blend of stimulating talks and slightly under-the-radar bands
— The Guardian