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Manic Street Preachers lead first wave of acts as a festival exclusive

published: Thu 7th Mar 2013

Manic Street Preachers

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September 2013
various venues, Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER, Wales MAP
£180 including camping, youth (11-15) £90, under 11 free
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Wed 9th Oct 2013

Making an exclusive festival appearance Manic Street Preachers will headline for the second Festival No. 6 taking place in Portmeirion, Wales.

Manic Street Preachers
Bands, DJs, musicians and string ensembles will be performing across the entire site, from the historic town hall to the Colonnade gardens to the picturesque Bay Stage and the promenade along the estuary of the River Dwyryd from Friday 13th until Sunday 15th September 2013.

Other live acts confirmed are James Blake, Everything Everything, I Am Kloot, AlunaGeorge, Laura Mvula, The Staves, Mount Kimbie, Clinic, Caitlin Rose, Chapel Club, Dutch Uncles, Jagwar Ma, Sweet Baboo, Temples, Charlie Boyer and The Voyeurs, Indians, and Hookworms.

The DJ line-up will include Frankie Knuckles, Carl Craig, Andrew Weatherall, Gilles Peterson, Justin Robertson, Greg Wilson, Maxxi Soundsystem, Daniel Avery, San Soda, Unabombers, Futureboogie, Krysko, Content DJs, Balearic Mike, and Bobby Irish.

Poet John Cooper Clarke leads the arts and culture strands with guests also confirmed including DBC Pierre, Jan Morris, Tracey Thorn, Caitlin Moran, John Niven, Paul Morley, Gavin Turk, Serafina Steer, Viv Albertine , Bob Stanley, and Michael Smith.

Festival goers can also expect pop up-theatre, intimate readings, film screenings, woodland trails, art installations, comedy performances, pop up woodland raves, kids mischief meadow, The Prisoner reconstructions, and more including new venues for 2013.

The festival offers a bespoke line-up of iconic and cutting edge musical acts with a truly unique range of alternative activities. These include cinema screenings, street theatre, comedy, prose and poetry readings, midnight masquerades, cliff-top comedy stages, secret parties, impromptu interactive moments and even participate in cultural lectures and debates.

he festival site has a no parking rule and so the festival is operating a park and ride to the site for all festival goers including those who have booked boutique camping.

Early bird adult weekend tickets with camping are priced at £170, a young persons weekend camping ticket (aged 11 - 15 years) is priced at £85, with under 10s free.

Day tickets are also available priced at £65 for an adult ticket, a young person ticket (aged 11 - 15 years) is priced at £40, with under 10s free.

Tickets can be paid off in two instalments, 50% now and the remaining 50% by 1st March 2013.

Early camping on Thursday is available for an additional £10 per ticket.

To buy tickets from noon, click here.

around the festival site

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September 2013
various venues, Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER, Wales MAP
£180 including camping, youth (11-15) £90, under 11 free
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Wed 9th Oct 2013


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