Public Service Broadcasting for Port Eliot Festival 2014

plus Sean Hughes, John Shuttleworth, Shami Chakrabarti, Martin Parr, & more

published: Tue 18th Mar 2014

Public Service Broadcasting

Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July 2014
Port Eliot Estate, St Germans, Cornwall, PL12 5ND, England MAP
£165 for weekend + booking fee
daily capacity: 7000
last updated: Mon 23rd Jun 2014

Public Service Broadcasting will headline the Friday on the Park Stage at Port Eliot Festival held between Thursday 24th and Sunday 27th July 2014 in the grounds of the Earl of St Germans Cornish estate at Port Eliot in Cornwall.

Other guests added to the line-up include Sean Hughes, John Shuttleworth, Shami Chakrabarti, Martin Parr, Tom Parker Bowles, The James Hunter Six, and Neil Sentence, plus more, see the bottom of this page.

Organisers announced, "Port Eliot Festival is back after its year off. And as spring begins to appear and Cornwall slowly emerges from its sodden winter battering, the festival is pleased beyond measure to unveil more of the artists, performers, writers and thinkers confirmed to appear at an event which 'runs the gamut from endearingly pseudish to singularly brilliannt'."

These latest names join Gruff Rhys, Jimi Goodwin (Doves), Andrew Weatherall, Don Letts, Ben Watt, Viv Albertine, John Andrews, Will Atkins, Patrick Barkham, Richard Benson, Tim Dee, Kurt Jackson, Matthew & Me, Ceri Levy, Jeb Loy Nichols, The Rails (Kami Thompson, & James Walbourne), Charles Rangeley-Wilson, Chris Watson, Pete Fowler, Matt Sewell, Michael Smith and Andrew Weatherall present Unreal City, Rob St John, Cheryl Tipp (British Library), Geoff Travis, Roy Wilkinson’s Music & Nature Quiz, Love L.U.V., Emma Warren, Melissa Harrison, Neil Sentance, Malcolm Anderson, Trevor Cox, Mathew Clayton, Lux Harmonium, The R.G. Morrison, Devon Folkore Tapes, Ted Kessler presents – My Old Man, Stephen Parker, Heavenly Jukebox (DJ set), Romesh Ranganathan, and Count Arthur Strong.

Set in the very same location as the legendary Elephant Fayre, back in the Seventies and Eighties, the festival started up as the Eliot Lit Fest early in the millennium and offers a rich diversity of arts and entertainment encompassing music, literature, poetry, comedy, film and art.

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Weekend tickets are priced at £165 for adults, £70 for children (aged 8-15 years inclusive), tickets for children and under 8 years old are free. A Friday day ticket for adults is priced at £40, a Saturday ticket is priced at £60, and Sunday is priced at £50. Child tickets are priced at £25, £35, and £30 respectively. Campervan tickets are priced at £50 per pitch. Booking fees must be added. Weekend tickets can also be secured with a £82.50 deposit.

Port Eliot is a combination of books, music, fashion, film, food, wildlife, water and conversations set around the ancient and beautiful stately home and mediaeval
monastery at St Germans in south-east Cornwall. 

The line-up of foodies includes Skye Gyngell, Rose Prince, Tom Parker Bowles, The Ethicureans, Sam and Sam Clarke (Moro), Russell Norman & Luke Bishop (Polpo), Nathan Outlaw, Hemsley + Hemsley, Chris Sherville, Mark Diacono Richard Bertinet, Daniel de la Falasie, Benjamin Ranyard, Kay Bolitho, Jonathon Jones, and Murphy Williams.

The guests with The Idler include Tim Lott, Alan Watts, Clare Pollard , Matthew Green, David Bramwell, Lucy Cooke, Will Hodgkinson, Michael Tyack, Martin Robinson, Andy Wright, Oliver Broadbent, Ben Moor, Mark Vernon, Sandy Burnett Julian Mash, Tom Hodgkinson, and Chris Lintott.

Port Eliot’s Walled Garden will become The Wardrobe Department, packed to the corners with designers and stylists, each handpicked by Sarah Mower, the Ambassador for Emerging Talent at the British Fashion Council. Full details to be announced soon.



Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July 2014
Port Eliot Estate, St Germans, Cornwall, PL12 5ND, England MAP
£165 for weekend + booking fee
daily capacity: 7000
last updated: Mon 23rd Jun 2014


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