Jarvis Cocker for The Secret Garden Party

first acts include Emiliana Torrini, EMF, Emmy The Great, and Fight Like Apes

published: Tue 17th Mar 2009

Jarvis Cocker

Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th July 2009
East Anglia - full venue information will be released nearer the time., England
early bird adult weekend £137, (14-17) £110, under 14 free (prices include all fees) - SOLD OUT
last updated: Tue 21st Jul 2009

Jarvis Cocker heads up the first acts announced for this year's The Secret Garden Party.

Jarvis Cocker


Emiliana Torrini
Other acts announced today include Emiliana Torrini, Toots And The Maytals, Sonny J, Phoenix, Emmy The Great, Fight Like Apes, Caribou, Baxter Dury, Golden Silvers, Official Secrets Act, Slow Club, Team Waterpolo, and EMF.

The line-up for the 'The Remix vs. Ninja Tune' (hosted by Eddy Temple Morris) will include DJ Food, Evil Nine, The Qemists, Thunderheist, Le Castle Vania, Killaflaw, Midimidis, and headlining on Saturday night will be Slagsmalsklubben.

The line-up continues with Dogs, We Have Band, The XX, Chew Lips, Officer Kicks, The Bicycle Thieves, Caspa, Cocosuma, Daedelus, and Dan Black.

The first names announced for the four day festival also include Decoder, Heloise & The Savoir Faire, Envelopes, Guildean Gang, King Cannibal, One Little Plane, Hook and the Twin, Jonny Taylor, Photomachine, Lail Arad, and Little Fish.
Mamas Gun, Mano De Dios, The Mojo Filter, Peggy Sue And The Pirates, Peter Von Poehl, Yearner Babies, Redlight, Rosie Oddie and the Odd Squad, Run Toto Run (Rachael Kichenside), Screaming Lights, and Shuttle, Speech Dabelle are also confirmed.

Other acts announced today include Stealth DJs, Same Teens, Sara Schiralli, Stereo:Type, Still Flyin', The Jessie Rose Trip, The Mummers, The Bookhouse Boys, and Toddla T.

The Secret Garden Party is billed as a crazy festival party where everyone joins in and brimming with ideas and creativity. The not-for-profit festival is held in a secret location in East Anglia without sponsorship and offers an eclectic musical mix. The dates for 2009 have been confirmed as Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th July.

The event will also see style and decadence from The Finer Delights. For the ladies, The Boudoir, whilst the boys will host something of a Gentleman's Club. As well as The Holistic Camp and activities for the younger gardeners, the details of which will be announced soon, every turn will find a new revolution unfolding with Art Installations and other Action Camps.

Tickets are on sale, priced at £137 for an adult for the four days, teen tickets (14-17) are priced at £110, and under 13s get in for free, but need to have a ticket. The price includes all booking and postage fees, parking, and camping.

To buy tickets, click here.

Set in a 10 acre landscaped garden, bordering a river and lake, The Secret Garden is a garden-party-gone-crazy. As well as music there's loads of activities for kids and adults alike, and it is more of a party experience offering mud wrestling, skinny dipping, bubble wrap popping, sock wrestling, twilight maypole dancing, silent disco dancing, raft-building, body painting, karaoke singing, counselling from the bad advice bears and crafts.



Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th July 2009
East Anglia - full venue information will be released nearer the time., England
early bird adult weekend £137, (14-17) £110, under 14 free (prices include all fees) - SOLD OUT
last updated: Tue 21st Jul 2009


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