The Acoustic Festival of Britain offers four stages of unplugged and acoustic music covering live folk guitar music, country music, bluegrass, with a few legends, and some tribute acts.
This the 13th year of the festival which will take place over the spring bank half term holiday from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd June at Uttoxeter Racecourse, in Staffordshire
Acts confirmed so far include Linda Lewis, Sian Evans (Kosheen), Chris Difford, Steve Harley, The Jar Family, The Outcast Band, Ferocious Dog, Nylon Heart, Merry Hell, and more with many more to be announced.
For all the details so far please see the line-up page.
Many more acts will be announced over the coming months, and along with the music there's workshops, kids' events, comedy, walkaround performers, Zen Zone, and Blues Bar.
Early bird tickets are available now, priced (until 30th Oct) as follows:
Adult weekend with camping: £99
Adult weekend w/o camping: £85
Child (10-15) with camping: £20
Child (10-15) w/o camping: £10
Junior (5-9) with camping: £10
Junior (5-9) w/o camping: £5
Infant (0-4): £1
Thursday entry: +£5
Caravans & campervans
The Acoustic Festival of Britain offers the chance to camp in the same area as you park.
The campsite also has pitches on grass/hard standing for caravans and campervans.
Caravan & Camper Van passes can be booked for £15 per vehicle (requires camping tickets) for all 4 nights. There will be 2 sites available for caravans and camper vans. The Main Festival campsite has 300 pitches on grass/hard standing. There is no extra charge for this. These pitches do not have electric hook ups. All occupants must purchase the relevant Weekend with Camping Tickets.
There is also a Caravan Club site on the Racecourse which has space for 70 units with electric hook ups for members only. Members who book pitches on The Caravan Club site (via The Caravan Club) and are attending the festival, only need to buy Weekend tickets, and not weekend with camping. Bookings to be made direct to the caravan club on 01342 327490.
The festival is expected to offer four Stages and dozens of crafts and food tents together with a huge real ale tent over 200ft long, with a stage powered by bicycles, and set in 92 acres of parkland. The festival also has stalls, craft displays, juggling schools, workshops, soccer skills, cinema, food hall, breakfast café on camp site, comedy hour, a buskers stage, a real ale tent, fair trade, children's area, camping, a tipi circle, flushing loos, and more.
Music Workshops include Drumming & Percussion, Didgeridoo, Ukulele, Mandolin, Spoons, and Fiddle.
The Children's Big Top Marquee hosts many of the Chidren's workshops and activities, including Free Face Painting, and there's loads of activities to keep the little'uns entertained.
There will be more information here when available.
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