16 Apr - 16 May 2014
Having been nominated for Best Family Festival every year at the UK Festival Awards, Britain’s most loved family festival, Wychwood, will once again be taking residence at its’ home of Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire from 30th May to 1st June.
For one weekend Wychwood will celebrate ten years of family, folk and world music from across the globe, with over 100 bands across four stages. Not only this but there will be a plethora of workshops for all ages, including literature for the kids, real ale for the adults, mouthwatering food, yoga, crafts, comedy, plus more. All set in the idyllic, relaxing and natural beauty of the Prestbury Hills in the Gloucestershire countryside.
To kick off an exceptional 10th Birthday of magnificent musical memories, the sounds of soul legends The Real Thing will be leading the festivities on the Friday night. Meanwhile heritage favourites The Levellers plus The Stranglers headline the weekend along with Irish New Wave band The Boomtown Rats complete with Sir Bob Geldof. Feel god folk singer Newton Faulkner and funk, disco and soul guru Craig Charles who is back by popular demand are completing an already impressive array to please all tastes.
The Big Top hosted by London promoters Smashing Blouse will be showcasing the best up and coming artists including Bipolar Sunshine, Wolf Alice, Benin City and Glitches.
Music isn’t the only highlight; the Children’s Literature Festival once again features well-loved authors and illustrators thanks to recognised book retailer Waterstones. Returning this year is the Roald Dahl Museum and their superior animated storytellers bringing to life the world of the B.F.G., Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Twits.
Adults won’t be feeling left out as an extensive Comedy programme is scheduled and for late night revellers, the Headphone Disco will open its doors to the best of sing-along classics and dancing anthems each night.
With an innovative and pioneering programme to delight those that lust over indie, folk, rock and world music, including some of the greatest industry legends and the newest emerging talent in the music scene, Wychwood is incomparable to most family festival. In addition with an enviable extra-curricular timetable and an utterly undeniable friendly atmosphere in a stunning location, the celebration will be the biggest and best yet. Wychwood Festival is worthy addition to any families’ calendar.
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All entries must be in before close of day on 23rd of May and the winner will be contacted via email.
Wychwood Festival takes place on Cheltenham Racecourse from 30th May – 1st June 2014. Weekend Festival Tickets for Children/Adults/ Concessions are from £125.00, Under 5’s go free but must register for a ticket. Camping passes must be purchased in addition to a festival ticket. Visit www.wychwoodfestival.com for further information and to purchase tickets.