eFestivals exclusive: 37 more names for Wychwood Festival

Mad Dog Mcrea, Doctor and the Medics, The Outcast Band, Talk in Code, & more

published: Thu 23rd Apr 2015

Mad Dog Mcrea

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2015
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH, England MAP
£141 for the weekend, with camping
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Tue 12th May 2015

eFestivals can exclusively reveal 7 more main stage bands and 30 acts for the Hobgoblin Stage at Wychwood Music Festival which returns to Cheltenham Racecourse, in Gloucestershire next year from Friday 29th until Sunday 31st May, during the summer half term holiday.

The main stage additions are Mad Dog Mcrea, Doctor and the Medics, The Outcast Band, Talk in Code, A Way With Words, The Going Goods, and The Team featuring Angelo Starr who leads his late brother's soul band The Edwin Starr Band.

On Friday Wychwood's Hobgoblin stage will host Hunter and The Bear, James Michael, Grace Palmer, John Adams, The Black Feathers, Danni Nicholls, George Montague, Sophronie, Cooper Black, and Loud Mountains.

The other two days see BBC Introducing host the stage with Saturday's line-up curated by BBC Coventry & Warwickshire including Grassroutes, Joe Dolman, The Commonjets, Emily Burns, James TW, Speak Brother, The Folly Brothers, Reece Bahia, Yes Sunshine, and Rosetta Fire.

BBC Introducing Hereford and Worcester present the upcoming local talent on the Sunday with Cantaloop, The Voice's Clark Carmody, Granny's Attic, Fictonian, The Dale Von Minaker Band, 7shades, Crowsaw, Interior Castle, Tom Forbes, and Ronin.

Boney M are Friday's mainstage headlining act, Ali Campbell is Saturday's joined by fellow ex-UB40 members Astro and Mickey Virtue, and closing the festival on  Sunday is Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Plus The Proclaimers, The Undertones, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Cbeebies Superstar Justin Fletcher, Lucy Rose, Electric Swing Circus, Dreadzone, Rusty Shackle, Craig Charles, Andy Kershaw, The Wonder Stuff (acoustic), Mt. Wolf, The Barron Knights, Thrill Collins, Plastic Mermaids, Monsieur Doumani,Syd Arthur, Landshapes, Darlia, Zak Abel, Henry Green, Folk On, Fickle Friends, Demob Happy, Ted Zed, Black Honey, and Palace. Ghostpoet is the Smashing Blouse headliner in the Big Top on Saturday.

The line-up of comedians announced for the eFestivals sponsored comedy line-up with comperes Jon Wagstaffe, Howard Read, and Tiernan Douieb, includes Jarred Christmas, Jo D'arcy, Becky Brunning, Sam Chaplin, David Jordan, who join Micheal Legge, Jamali Maddix, Jay Cowle, Keith Farnan, Cerys Nelmes, Jenny Collier, Jack Heal, George Rigden, Chris Turner, Mitch Benn, and Nick Page..

Wychwood has also revealed the full line-up for the Children's Literature Festival including authors Anna Wilson, The Shapeshifter series creator Ali Sparkes, author and illustrator Petr Horacek, and Giancarlo Gremin. The weekend will also see appearances by a host of literary talents including Steve Antony, Steve Cole, Chris Edge, Paul Strickland, John Dougherty, Cathy Cassidy, Philip Adagh, Tracey Corderoy, Matt Brown and Tony de Saulles.

In a Wychwood first, a music band made up entirely of authors will take to the stage and meeting for the first time at the festival the band, First Draft, will perform well loved book and writing inspired songs.

The family activities and entertainment programme see Aashiyana Arts bring the flavours of the East with Stories From India, Bhangra Dance and a Bollywood Heat Dance workshop for anyone who wants to dance like a Bollywood star.

Solo Circus and Circus Kaos join together for a fun filled Circus Workshop, SamSam the Bubbleman is back with his unbelievable bubbles plus for all those who love wildlife, the British Ecological Society bring Sex and Bugs and Rock and Roll for a hands on and fun look at the world of ecology.

The Wychwood Music Festival boasts four music stages with over 100 bands, plus comedy, 100 workshops and events for all ages, kids literature festival, healing and sculpture gardens, The Headphone Disco until the wee hours, great food and real ales, and much more.

To see who is playing when see the Wychwood Music Festival line-up page.

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A full adult weekend ticket with camping priced at £129, a disabled (2 for 1 with carer) ticket is priced at £129, Youth/Concessions weekend tickets are priced at £104, a teen (aged 10-15 yr) full weekend ticket is priced at £62, a child aged 5-9 years ticket is priced at £22, and under 5 years olds can attend for free.

An adult camping ticket is an additional £22, concession camping tickets are priced at £11, camping for children aged under 16 years is free, and a campervan ticket is priced at £60.

Day tickets are priced as follows:
                               
Friday Adult £42
Friday Concession £32
Sunday (10-15 years) £22
Sunday (5-9 years) £10
Sunday Under 5 years free
                                
Saturday Adult £57
Saturday Concession £42
Sunday (10-15 years) £22
Sunday (5-9 years) £10
Sunday Under 5 years free
                                
Sunday Adult £47
Sunday Concession £32
Sunday (10-15 years) £22
Sunday (5-9 years) £10
Sunday Under 5 years free

Adult day camping £10
Concession day camping £5
Under 16 day camping  free
Campervan day camping £25
Campervan day concession camping £10

eFestivals is proud to sponsor the comedy at Wychwood Music Festival, as part of our commitment to support festivals.



Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2015
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH, England MAP
£141 for the weekend, with camping
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Tue 12th May 2015


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