Wilderness Festival



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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Festival Contact Information

General/Volunteer enquires
Email: info@wildernessfestival.com

Festival Description

The Wilderness Festival takes place at Cornbury Park in Oxfordshire. The open air event is family-friendly and features a program of live music performances, literary events, speakers and debaters, children’s activities, theatre and more... In addition there will be a range of foods and beverages on offer to suit most palates and wellness events to round out the experience. Cornbury Park offers a lovely setting in its parkland with lakes and forests.

Festival Dates August 7 - 10, 2014
Festival Links

http://www.wildernessfestival.com

Festival Events:

Programming 2014:
  • Live Music and Dancing:
    • Metronomy
    • Burt Bacharach
    • London Grammar
    • Jessie Ware with The Wilderness Orchestra
    • Sam Smith
    • Connan Mockasin
    • Gregory Porter
    • Submotion Orchestra
    • Mount Kimbie
    • Soak
    • Flyte
    • Sivu
    • Friends Of The Earth Busking Stage
    • The Travelling Folk Barn with Two For Joy
    • The Local & The English Folk Dance and Song Society
  • Longtable Banquets:
    • Simon Rogan
    • Angela Hartnett
    • Russell Norman & Polpo
  • Spectaculars and Processions:
    • Macnas — A festival takeover by Celtic Procession Pioneers
    • Fire Artistry and this summer’s tallest burning effigy
    • Feast & Gastronomy
    • Sam & Sam Clark’s Moro Souk Tent
    • St. John Dining Room & Bakery
    • Wilderness Cookery School
  • Late Night Revelry:
    • Greg Wilson
    • Futureboogie
    • Horse Meat Disco
    • Psychemagik
    • Zero 7 (DJ)
    • Mojo Filter
    • The Quarry hosted by Rumpus
    • Artful Badger
    • Shangri La & Continental Drifts
    • Aircraft Circus
    • Wilderness Rollerdisco
  • Plus…:
    • Talks, Debates & Literary Arts curated by Secret Forum, with support from The Huffington Post UK

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Awards:
  • 2011 Live UK Music Business Awards
    • Best Festival (under 15,000 capacity) was awarded to the Wilderness at the Live UK Music Business Awards, voted for by readers of Live UK magazine and the wider industry.
      http://www.livemusicawards.co.uk/

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Awards:
  • We’re very proud to announce we won the Extra-Festival Activity Award for “spectacular attention to detail” at the UK Festival Awards 2013 the other night. If there ever was an award for us, this was it — we do have horse riding and naked knitting! http://www.festivalawards.com

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