Our favourite festival of 2010, The Big Chill is back for an impressive 17th year as the original ‘boutique’ festival. Headliners come in the form of a UK festival exclusive appearance by rap-superstar Kanye West, dance-kings The Chemical Brothers and passionate Latin duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
Blurring the lines between the Great British Summer Holiday and a fun-filled festival frolic, the multi-award winners bring headline performances from Blondie, Primal Scream and Mark Ronson, with a nostalgic appearance from Sooty, Sweep and Soo, and slapstick audience favourite Mr Tumble returns to the stage for the third year in a row. Fancy dress takes place on Saturday, with a medieval theme aimed to re-enact the most famous tales to come out of Lulworth Castle. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Scotland’s most eclectic festival is not to be missed this time around. Feeder will entertain the crowd with their 20-year career of hits, along with Echo & The Bunnymen, The Noisettes (pictured) and the Damned to commemorate a decade of The Wickerman. Ten stages have been erected especially for the occasion, which include the Summerisle Stage, Scooter Tent, the Acoustic Village and for the first time the goNORTH festival tour stage. CONTINUE READING THIS POST >
Jools Holland leads the festival as the opening act, joining veteran of hobo blues Seasick Steve, who returns to headline the festival having whipped up a storm performance in 2007. Other treats come from Imelda May, Asian Dub Foundation, The Selector and the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band who will be bringing with them the vibrant sound of India and a blend of traditional Gypsy music to the gardens of Wiltshire. Quirky and unique street theatre will also litter the festival, as well as an on-site night club.
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