Beardyman, Andrew Weatherall, Dub Pistols, LTJ Bukem, Stanton Warriors, Marshall Jefferson, A Skillz, The Cuban Brothers, Skratch Bastid, Don Letts, Terry Farley, and The Beatbox Collective are the first acts announced for the 3rd annual Shindig Weekender, held at a secret location in the countryside near Bath, happening on Saturday 27th and Sunday 29th May 2016.
The festival is also looking for talent by running an online contest this year.
They explain, "With this year’s main acts signed off we’re now looking to cast our talent net far and wide to get the freshest, coolest, weirdest (in a good way) acts to join the party. If you think you’d like to be involved, and are able to perform in a secret location near Bath on the weekend of 27th May then we want you to get in touch."
Those wanting to enter must upload a video of their performance to youtube, email the link to email@example.com, before the closing date for entries, which is Feb 29th.
They are looking for "throat warblers, budgie smugglers, axe jugglers, spandex, human cannonballs, fembots, fambots, manbots...." Full rules and how to enter www.shindig-events.co.uk
Prizes: The winners will get to play a set at the Weekender. The winner will also get entry to the weekend for themselves and one other with camping and parking included. Full rules and how to enter www.shindig-events.co.uk
Adult (Weekend) £99
Teen (13-17 Weekend) £75
Kids (6-12 Weekend) £35
Family (2+2 Weekend) £250
Kids under 6 free
Prices do not include booking fees.
More of a party for friends (and friends of friends) than a full scale festival. Bring a tent or book our Boutique Camping.
Hang out in the all day Cocktail Bar or Circus & Cabaret then visit The Pub for drinks and music till late. Party till sunrise at The Nightclub, home to Ghetto Funk.
Get involved at Kids Kingdom with workshops, climbing nets, storytelling, singing, dancing plus indoor cinema and end the day with a Circus Show.
Family fun includes Kids Kingdom, a fortress of fun devoted to the younger folk with workshops, climbing nets, storytelling, singing, dancing plus an indoor cinema and a circus to end the day.
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