WOMAD Taranaki 2012

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2012
Brooklands Park, New Plymouth, New Zealand, New Zealand
$236 for adults, $154 for youth
daily capacity: 12500
last updated: Mon 13th Feb 2012

WOMAD Taranaki returns to Brooklands Park, which is the gateway to Pukekura Park, in the coastal city of New Plymouth, New Zealand from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2012.

Line-up

Adam Page, Alabama 3 Acoustic and Unplugged, Amiria Grenell and Band, Anda Union, Ash Grunwald, Baaba Maal, Band of Thousands, Batucada Sound Machine, Chapelier Fou, Diego Guerrero y El Solar de Artistas, Dobet Gnahore, Groundation, Gurrumul Yunupingu, He Rangi Paihuarere, Le Trio Joubran, Lo' Jo, Mad Professor, Mahala Rai Banda, Mama Kin, Master Drummers of Burundi, Minuit vs. Gamelan Taniwha Jaya, Narasirato, Pajama Club, Pascals, Paul Ubana Jones, Sharon Shannon Big Band, Shivkumar Sharma, Shogun Orchestra, Sivouplait, Staff Benda Bilili, Te Mātārae i Orehu, The Black Seeds, The Bombay Royale, The Nukes, The Yoots, Toninho Ferragutti and Bebê Kramer, Tori Ensemble, Watussi, Wayang Kulit, and Words in Motion.

Tickets

The early bird ticket offer has ended. Tickets are priced at NZ$236 for adults (approx £115) and NZ$154 for youth. Day tickets also available. One child aged 12 years or under admitted free with each paying adult (proof of age is required), $30 for each additional child. Camping tickets (for camping at the WOMAD campground) $54. To buy tickets, click here.

On site

WOMAD also features artist workshops, a global food village, movies under the stars, Taste the World, artists in conversation and Kidzone as well as the option to camp at the adjacent racecourse.

Venue

Set in a stunning 55 acre park and garden, Brooklands Park & TSB Bowl has gained a reputation as one of the most beautiful outdoor venues in the world.

All Star Gala

The All Star Gala will see many of the festival's performers come together on the main stage on Sunday night.

Artists in Conversation

This programme offers a unique opportunity to learn more about some of the artists as they share their history and musical journeys.

Films/h4> A selection of evening films about one-hour long will be programmed under the stars.

Camping

The rent a tent option complete with airbeds is expected to make a return as are the viewing platforms reserved for people over 65 years.

Getting there

4 hours drive from Wellington, 4.5 hours from Auckland, or a budget flight from anywhere in New Zealand.

More information will be here when available.


Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2012
Brooklands Park, New Plymouth, New Zealand, New Zealand
$236 for adults, $154 for youth
daily capacity: 12500
last updated: Mon 13th Feb 2012


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