Wychwood Music Festival



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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Literary, Music
Location of Festival Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Wychwood Music Festival
10 Spinners Court, West End
Witney, OX28 1NH
England UK
Phone: (44) 01993 772580
Email: info@wychwoodfestival.com

Festival Description

The overriding aim of the Wychwood Festival is to provide a weekend on a scale that feels equally intimate for artist and audience alike, an event that mixes workshops with live music so that everyone comes away with a new experience of living music and cultural understanding, rather than just being a spectator. Blurring the boundaries between music styles somewhere between roots and world music, a cornucopia of sound, art and entertainment should keep all ages enthralled.

Wychwood is an eco-friendly festival and supports “The Big Ask” which is Friends of the Earth’s campaign on climate change. It encourages people to ask questions and take action. The Big Ask wants decisive action from the UK Government to tackle climate change. That’s why we’re calling for a law with annual targets to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions. Over 1,800 people supported The Big Ask at last year’s Wychwood festival. For more information visit:
http://www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/climate/big_ask/, and
http://www.foe.co.uk/

Festival Dates May 30 - June 1, 2014
Festival Links http://www.wychwoodfestival.com

Festival Story:

Famed for delivering a truly family-focussed festival experience, Wychwood leads the way with innovative programming designed to delight children and wonderful music from around the world to entertain the adults. Since launching in 2003, Wychwood has become one of the UK’s most successful independent arts event of the summer season and been nominated in the ‘Best Family Festival’ category at the UK Festival Awards every single year…

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Festival Events:

Lineup 2014:
  • MAIN STAGE
    • Levellers
    • The Boomtown Rats
    • Newton Faulkner
    • Gentleman’s Dub Club
    • The Real Thing
    • Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer
    • La Chiva Gantiva
    • Merry Hell
    • Justin Fletcher
    • King Charles
    • Lee Thompson's Ska Orchestra
    • Reef
    • Polly and the Billets Doux
  • BIG TOP
    • Craig Charles
    • Bipolar Sunshine
    • Glitches
    • Lloyd Yates
    • Sam Garrett
    • Phoria
  • CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL
    • Korky Paul
    • Tony de Saulles
    • Phil Ardagh
    • Jo Cotterill
    • Jo Nadin
    • John Dougherty
    • Wendy Meddour
    • Christpher Edge
    • Karen Langtree
  • COMEDY
    • Paul Tonkinson Friday
    • Sunday Wes Zaharuk
    • Sunday Gary Delaney

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Practical Info:

Tickets 2014:
Venue:
  • Cheltenham Racecourse
    Cheltenham
    Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH

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