WOMAD 2014

Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July 2014
Charlton Park , Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9DG, England MAP
£160 for three days
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Thu 10th Jul 2014

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Bringing together many forms of music, arts and dance from countries and cultures around the world on seven separate stage and workshop areas.

WOMAD stands for World of Music, Arts and Dance, and returns to the picturesque site at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury in Wiltshire from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July 2014.

Line-up

Latest additions are Sinead O' Connor, and Samantha Crain.

Youssou N'Dour, Manu Dibango (presenting his 8 Decades show), Alice Russell, Nitin Sawhney ONEZERO, Mulatu Astatke, Fat Freddy's Drop, Bassekou Kouyate, Goran Bregovic Wedding And Funeral Band, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Mulatu Astatke, Oliver Mtukudzi & The Black Spirits, Trombone Shorty, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, Richard Thompson, Les Ambassadeurs, Amjad Ali Khan, Public Service Broadcasting , The Invisible, Congo Natty aka Rebel MC, Shingai Shoniwa, Kathryn Williams, Clinton Fearon, Hot 8 Brass Band, Francois & The Atlas Mountains, Sondorgo, Chicha Libra, Linnea Olsson, Melt Yourself Down, Hazmat Modine, Afrikan Boy, Sans, Brushy One String, Batch Gueye, Siyaya, Cigdem Aslan, Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys, Monsieur Doumani, The Chair, Caci Vorba, Tunng, Justin Vali & Ny Malagasy Orkestra, 9 Bach, Snarky Puppy, Debademba, Aar Maanta, Jus Now, Chloe Charles, South Korean duo [su:m], Vinicio Capossela presenta Banda Della Posta, Imed Alibi, DakhaBrakha, Ethno Trio Troitsa, Madeeh, Mari Boine, The Gloaming, Fatoumata Diawara, Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons, Kobo Town, Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat, Anna Cinzia Villani & Macuran Orchestra, Ibibio Sound Machine, Magic Drum Orchestra, Clinton Fearon, Amira Kheir, Chloe Bird, The Jolly Boys, Lucinda Belle, Septeto Santiaguero, Coetus, Sonia Sabri Company, and Muyayo Rif, Nuru Kane, The Good Ones, and Salim-Sulaiman with Karsh Kale.

The full line-up features around 100 artists from 40 countries performing over the festival weekend. To see who is playing when see the WOMAD line-up page.

Tickets

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The early bird offer has ended. Weekend tickets - which are valid from the Friday until Sunday are priced at £160 (Thursday arrivals will also need a Thursday camping ticket costing £30).

WOMAD will also be offering a family friendly 4 monthly payment plan so that WOMAD festival goers can spread their total payments over a longer period of time. Direct Debit Instalments Pay for your total (includes all ticket types and add ons.) in 4 easy direct debit instalments. Telephone 0118 960 6060 to arrange this.

Other ticket prices & options available will include:
Teenage Weekend Ticket (aged 14-17) - £80
Disabled Weekend Ticket - £160
A campervan ticket is priced at £55

Children 13 and under can come free with each adult ticket holder, but need a free child ticket. All children must hold their own ticket and must be accompanied by a ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21. One ticket holding parent or guardian can only accompany up to 4 people under the age of 18. Thursday tickets do not need to be purchased for children aged 13 and under.

Global village

WOMAD offers festie fodder from around the globe and a Real Ale Bar, a Cider Bar, and the 'Taste the World' tent where some of the artists will show off their cooking, and usually stage an impromptu gig.

Workshops

Music Workshops for adults, will include participatory sessions with WOMAD artists. Festival goers will be able to immerse themselves in the stories behind the music, learn the origins of rare and unusual instruments, and more.

Gamelan

Woodland Gamelan are expected to return to this year's festival bringing their unique tools, tents and imaginations back to the arboretum, ready to convert the smallest piece of wood into the simplest instrument or create a full gamelan.

Children

The festival is aimed at the whole family, and allows all children aged 13 years and under, in for free. WOMAD promises even more stuff for kids and young people than ever before. 'The World of Kids' will have the usual comprehensive programme of workshops, entertainment and activities. They are held throughout the weekend culminating in the Children's Parade which starts from the Children's area traditionally at 6pm on the Sunday and winds it's way through the main arena.

More information will be here when available.



Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July 2014
Charlton Park , Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9DG, England MAP
£160 for three days
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Thu 10th Jul 2014


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