The first acts have been announced for the 9th Bearded Theory festival happening at Catton Hall, in Derbyshire on Bank Holiday weekend with music starting from Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th May 2016.
They include Woodland Stage headliners Turin Brakes, and Skipinnish, plus Wilko Johnson, From The Jam, Cockney Rejects, Bad Manners, Mad Dog Mcrea, Skerryvore, Beans on Toast, John Otway Big Band, Moulettes, Talisman, Sheelanagig, New Town Kings, The Filaments, Senser, Blyth Power, The Tuts, The Roughneck Riot, Mado et les Freres Pinard, Wonk Unit, Stevie - One Bloke One Mandolin, Subhumans, Popes of Chillitown, Please Y Self, Pog, The Uke Ellington Orchestra, Will Tun and The Wasters, The Sporadics, The True Deceivers, and Dirty Vertebrae.
There are many more acts to be announced including the main stage headliners, more stage line-ups, and all the acts appearing on Thursday. The Something Else Tea Tent will be there next year, as ever, as the Open Mic 24 hour chill out space.
For the line-up details of who is playing where and when, as available see the Bearded Theory line-up page.
The adult ticket price is £97 along with the teen ticket price (12-16) at £50, child tickets (6-11) will be priced at £20 and 0-5 are free. Campervan & Car Passes are priced at £35 and £12.50 respectively.
All tickets will include Thursday entry. The festival also runs a school which children can be transferred to so that they do not miss lessons.
Every year Bearded Theory attempts to break the world record for the most amount of people wearing a fancy dress beards in one place and at one time.
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