HestFest is held in Hestercombe Gardens, Taunton and is a celebration of Somerset and the South West's artistic talent held on Saturday 26th July.
The Main Stage line-up is as follows: Babyhead, Duke, Kid Carpet, The Locarnos, Mantlepiece, Mama Stone's Music Academy, with a Film installation by Martin Joiner.
The Dance Cave line-up includes: Marcus Gauntlett (Housework, icky), Damien James (Houseaholics), TeaJAM (Cut house records), 2veg (Hijacker), Seth Holland, and DJ Triptek.
on the Festival Green will be The Blue Room Baboons, Mantlepiece, Miami Smoke Machine, Hairy Man Band, Royal Males, 3 Daft Monkeys, Frank Hamilton, and Blackdown Samba Band.
The Acoustic Cascade plays host to Oli Owen, Eleven: 34, Adam Isaac, Ian Roberts, Zac Froud, Mil Wakeling, and Marcus Valance.
The Gothic Alcove line-up is as follows: Kava, Red Room, Phil Blake, Ashley Dozwa, Go Go Diego, Will Clarke, Rosie May, Rumours, Paper Plane Pilots, and Auto Aerials.
The Temple will have Mark Olver, Comedy Zone Medley With: Dan Sharpe, Tom Deacon, Elis James, Nat Luurtsema, Henry Paker, Kelz, Social Conscience, Dave Marrow, Kev The Poet, Fire River Poets, and Jo Cooksley.
From live music to arts and crafts, performance art to local food and drink, HestFest is a full day of events, fun and music culminating in an evening music festival with local and national acts.
Day tickets are priced at £7.50 and can bought upon arrival at the Garden's Ticket Office. These tickets give access to the gardens and all the daytime events from 10a.m. to 6p.m. and allows up to two children to enter FREE. Evening tickets are priced at £20 and give access to the evening music festival from 6p.m. until late. There is a combined tickets offer for £25, giving access to the gardens for the daytime events and on into the evening music festival. To buy tickets click here.
The day's entertainment will consist of acoustic music through to spoken word, dance, comedy and art installations.
More information will be here when available.
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last updated: Thu 3rd Jul 2008