BOMFest 2011

Saturday 16th July 2011
Worsbrough Mill, Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England MAP
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 1st Jul 2011

Barnsley Original Music Festival (BOMFest) returns to Worsbrough Mill, Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley, South Yorkshire on Saturday 16th July 2011 from 11:30am until late.


BOMFest will have 7 Stages featuring 100 bands, and 40 DJs.
Main Stage: Tom Hingley & The Lovers, Here And Now, The Great Malarkey, Extra Curricular, Man At The Window, Seventh Son, Skinboat, Super Best Friends Club, X-Rippers, Spiral Scouts, King Capisce, Fallen Trees, Reverbed.
Bigsound Stage: Lostrites, James Warner Prophecies, Glyn Bailey And The Many Splendid Things, Still Down Gill, Digital Earth, Tribazik, Catscans, Diego Snail, The Glavins, Blast, Man Made Noise, Smiling Ivy, 3 Dimesional Tanx, Eyes / Lips, TBA, The Barrel.
Extreme Marquee: A Poetic Yesterday, Red Mist Destruction, Cause Of Denial, Clown Corpse, Beyond Driven, Callus, With Silent Eyes, Ava Divine, C.F.Bundy, Bludger, One Night Stand With Fate, Warlord UK, Clown, The Threat, Rok Inc.
Radar Marquee: Psychotic Reaction V Co Co, Mr Shiraz, Middleman, The Feud, Sons Of Mischeif, Runaround Kids, Piskie Sits, Playground Mafia, Extra Curricular - Acoustic, Keon, Tension & V-Kidd, Space Kuggies, Ten Bears, Dan Gallo, Ben Marron, Alex Young, Penguin, Alec Townsend, The Cadava Dogs.
P.I.M.P. Collective Marquee: The Urbanizer ft Anna, Demondubz Collective (Demon v Junky), Tommy Tank v Feral Disco v Art Hooligan v Trav Chav, Bipolar Beats v Pip Williams v Up Digital, Hedo v DJ Homie Da Klown V Shandyman, 9plan, Little Eris Experience, Revolver, Walter Mittys Head, The Raidatorz, Reckless Revolution.
Urban Stage: Pilgrim, TBC, 007, DJ Time, Revolver, Celt Islam, Strangenotes, Disfunktional DJs, Mantra, Restless, Waxfactor / Sasqwax, Sagar, Lee Parks, Lovelifedubs.
MissB Marquee: Mr Garrud, MissB, Ginny Koppenhol, Ben Davitt, Donna Beatz, Nathan Parker & Marc Cruickshank B2b, Reece Johnson, Marc Moran, Johnny Kendall, Bamshoot.
Herbal Sessions Marquee: Mr Breen & Jude, Howonearth, Meganesh, Cache And Papa Roc, Lost Property, J - Don, Relic, Johnny Cruel Shoes And Calcutter, Dub Smugglers, Joe Sope And Dub Sprout, Raikes Parade And Outpost, Starving Child, Greedy Boy, Brown Dogg.
Monkey Radio: Mark Hill,l James Coster & Craig Cooper, Naughty Nick, L J Freeman, Mark Skelton, Dave Levi, Scott Race, Gareth Davies, DJ Booty, Paul Orwin, Steve Hodson, Shaun Banger Scott, Dave Watson, Tony Walker & Marc Dennis, Aidy P, Dan Ogden, Rob G &Les Skelton, Paul Wiltshire.

Other entertainment includes Micky Bimble, Circue de Manc with a 12 strong Burlesque extravaganza, Zubaidah Dance Group, Fairies On Stilts, and Chris X - Contortionist.


Early bird tickets are no longer available. Tickets are priced at £15 for adults, and £7 for under 16s.On the gate tickets will be priced at £10 U16 / £20 Adult. To buy tickets, click here.


BOMfest is an annual summer outdoor original music festival for unsigned bands who play their own music and is organised by local volunteers and Barnsley Original Music collective (B.O.M.). The festival will be in its 8th year in 2011 and will also host Circue de Manc from Manchester with a 12 strong Burlesque extravaganza, and Chris X, Mickey Bimble and Fairies on Stilts provide entertainment for the younger generation.

On site

There will be a variety of stalls at the festival from jewellery, records and craft stalls. Plus food vendors, a bar area on site in the main arena, workshops, and parking. There will be a creative art activity for children, with a procession expected around the site.


Camping will be limited to 100 tents (no car access) and will be situated in a specific area within the perimeter of the festival and will have provided its own facilities. Camping will have to be booked in pre festival to secure a pitch. Please email enquiries about pitch bookings to and title your email 'camping'.


The official BOMfest car par is located 300 meters from the event and no cars will be allowed onto the site.

Food and drink

Vendors will be located onsite to provide hot and cold food and drink. The licensed bar will open at 1pm and close at 1am.

Official fundraising charity

Barnsley Hospice do great work in the community as we all know so BOMfest has this year decided to raise money for this worthy local cause and has made them the official fund raising beneficiary.

More information will be here when available.

Saturday 16th July 2011
Worsbrough Mill, Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England MAP
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 1st Jul 2011

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