The family friendly participative Festival 8 returns for a 2nd edition and will run over three days from Friday 15th until Sunday 17th July at Cabourne Parva, in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
The first acts confirmed are Lucan Mills, Sheffield Samba Band, Nat and the Noise Brigade, Bwaaah, and Steel City Rhythm.
Early bird offer has ended. An adult weekend ticket is priced at £65. A Juvenile (aged 15 - 17 years) weekend ticket is priced at £40, a child (aged 7 - 14 years) weekend ticket is priced at £30, a full weekend ticket for children aged 6 and under free, A live in vehicle pass is £12 and a dog pass is £5.
There will be a healing area, talks (conspiracy theories, alternative tech, health and nutrition, herbalism, foraging, bushcraft) Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation. Plus a well equipped circus area with a tightrope and high wire. An on site creche and large children area will keep little ones entertained. A large water slide, mud wrestling and games area will keep the big kids entertained. There are proper onsite toilets as well as shower facillities.
There is an option for boutique camping as well as a variety of other on site services such as a heated barn with bar and stage, a bistro, burger van, art gallery, hairdresser, beauty parlour and barber. The festival will be full of things to do and join in with and organisers encourage everyone to come with costumes for the Friday night parade and show.
Other entertainments included poetry, theatre, singing, dance, drama close up magic and story telling. The festival is being organised by a group of volunteers and is being run as a not for profit event.
Normally the site is a working family farm.
Organisers are still taking a few more volunteers who are expected to work at least 3 x 3 hour shift and get a meal voucher after each shift plus free entry to the festival for all weekend.
The site is essentially pretty flat and easy to navigate ( unless there is torrential rain ). The toilet facilities are reasonably roomy but not purpose built for wheelchair users. However, no stairs or large steps.
More information will be here when available.
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