Primal Scream, and Belle & Sebastian to headline OnBlackheath festival

plus James, Roisin Murphy, Hot Chip, Squeeze, Lonelady, and Soak

published: Tue 9th Feb 2016

Primal Scream

Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th September 2016
Blackheath Common, Shooters Hill Rd, Blackheath, Greater London, SE3 0TY, England MAP
£99 for the weekend
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Wed 19th Apr 2017

Headliners Primal Scream, and Belle & Sebastian,  lead the first acts announced for OnBlackheath festival now in it's third year which returns to London's Blackheath Common on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September 2016.

Also confirmed are James, Roisin Murphy, Hot Chip, Squeeze, Lonelady, and Soak.

Heavenly Records DJs will be back to curate the second stage and NTS Radio will curate the other day.

There are still many more acts to be announced.

For the line-up details as available see the OnBlackheath line-up page.

The festival will also host roaming performers, pop up entertainment, and interactive street theatre.

As well as the music line-up, OnBlackheath offers chefs who will not only be creating dishes with their preferred local produce on the Food Stage, but will also appear in the ‘Chef Club&rsquo. During the chef’s hour takeover in the Club, guests will have the oppurtunity to enjoy two dishes and accompanying drink showcasing each chef’s style and ethos. Plus attractions including a silent disco, street &  fringe theatre, street food, Farmers Market, mixology demonstrations and drinks from local brewers. The festival will also offer interactive fun, games, workshops, entertainment and activities for kids (and adults) of all ages at the festival.Tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday 20th February and eFestivals will have links to buy them then.

The festival will also offer interactive fun, games, workshops, entertainment and activities for kids (and adults) of all ages at the festival. For the younger members, OnBlackheath welcomes the Puffin Books World of Stories – a new experience which will bring to life the magical worlds of some of the most beloved children’s authors, along with adventure areas, interactive workshops and a children’s maze.

Harvey Goldsmith said, "I am incredibly proud that OnBlackheath festival has reached its 3rd year returning on 10th & 11th September 2016. We’ve established ourselves as one of London’s most looked-forward to events. We pride ourselves on good music, bespoke immersive food experiences and a special day out for all the family. I am thrilled this year to introduce for the first time, the ‘Puffin World of Stories’ to the Under 12’s area, bringing to life the great Puffin authors."

Rachel Swift, Head of Brand Marketing for John Lewis added, "For the third year running we are delighted to be supporting OnBlackheath. It's our celebration of music, family fun and food with the John Lewis Food Village at the heart of the festival. And if you're a my John Lewis member there's exclusive access to an array of extra treats."

Early bird tickets have sold and full price tickets are not yet on sale.

Once again there will be free admission to OnBlackheath for all children aged 12 and under.

An adult weekend ticket is priced at £99
An adult Saturday day ticket is priced at £57.50
An adult Sunday day ticket is priced at £52.50
An U16 ticket (aged 13 - 16 years) weekend ticket is priced at £65.
An U16 ticket (aged 13 - 16 years) Saturday day ticket is priced at £35.
An U16 ticket (aged 13 - 16 years) Sunday day ticket is priced at £30.



Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th September 2016
Blackheath Common, Shooters Hill Rd, Blackheath, Greater London, SE3 0TY, England MAP
£99 for the weekend
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Wed 19th Apr 2017


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