Handmade the three day family friendly music festival held across the 'Old Town' quarter of Leicester returns for a 5th year over May bank holiday weekend from Friday 28th April to Sunday 30th April 2017.
HMLTD; Grace Petrie; Her Name is Calla; Haiku Salut; Cold Water Souls; Dead Pretties; Easy Life; Eyre Llew; Fangclub; Fazerdazer; Husky Loops; Kovic; Neonwaltz; Pleasure House; The Handmade Comedy Tent
Main Stage: Twin Atlantic; Pulled Apart By Horses; Muncie Girls; Ash Mammal; Tigercub; Puppy; Kermes.
2nd Stage: Cabbage; Demob Happy; Shame; Goat Girl; Baba naga; Fish; Van Zeller; Courtney Askey
3rd Stage: Kagoule; Arcades; Jacob Brathwaite; Alligatr; Miriam Franklin; River Chickens
Main Stage: Frightened Rabbit; British Sea Power; Honeyblood; God Damn; Idles; Dead!; Fizzy Blood.
2nd Stage: Jaws; Superfood; Happyness; Life; Willie J Healey; Haus; Little Hours; Charlotte Carpenter; Magique.
3rd Stage: Gallops; Get Inuit; Meatwave; Youth Man; Ohboy!; Happy Accidents; Yr Poetry.
also: Anoa; Dark Dark Horse; Jouska; The Lids; Orchards; Peaness; Soeur; Waking Aida
Plus stand-up comedy, performance art, find the right words, house of verse, Leicester fridge, art installations, exhibitions & workshops from Leicester Lo-Fi, film, performance & photography across multiple indoor stages.
Ticket are priced at £40.
Tickets will be exchanged for a wristband which gains you access to all Festival venues over the weekend. At particularly popular events please arrive early to guarantee admission.
The event offers Nationally and Internationally renowned musical acts, comedians and performers, alongside exceptional local music, art, film and photography talent. The festival will be taking place this year in multiple rooms at Leicester’s O2 Academy and in parts of Leicester University’s Students Union. Both Firebug and The Cookie remain heavily involved, as do Magic Teapot and The Robot Needs Home Collective.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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