Headliners The Selecter join Dreadzone and Ferocious Dog as headliners for this summer's Farmer Phil's Festival which takes place from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th August 2016.
In total over 50 bands will attend including The Hot Sprockets, Flight Brigade, The Eskies, The Leylines, The Della Grants, The Stiff Joints, The Undercover Hippy, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Gaz Brookfield, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, The Rainbreakers, Sam Green & The Midnight Heist, The Troy Redfern Band, The Endings, Emma and the Professor, Brad Dear, The Tuesday Syndicate, Two Faced Tom & the Bootleg Boys, Savannah, Headsticks, The Outlines, House of Alice, The Wayne Martin Band, Blues Deluxe, Mezzotonic, Folk The System, Miss Led, The Paprika Blues Band, Nick Parker & The False Alarms, Cooper & Davies, Five O'Clock Hero, The Star Botherers, Blind Fever, Adam Scriven, Emily Lee, Jake Martin, Black Thorn, Morris & Watson, Skeg, Stevie - One Bloke One Mandolin, Honeywitch, B-Sydes, Alexandra Jayne, Paige Seabridge, Nikki Rous, Brian Stone, Sam Jones, The Himalayas, Guitar Cubed, Rich Evans, and Scott Doonican.
As well as the main stage, expect an acoustic stage, a cinema, variety/comedy tent, a silent disco, green workshops and discussions on green issues are running through out the weekend, and there is a Sunday farmers market. There's also fancy dress, and alternative therapies to explore in the Healing area.
An adult ticket is priced at £75 for a weekend ticket including free camping. A child weekend ticket is priced at £55, a family weekend ticket is priced at £220. A day ticket is priced at £35, and a carer ticket is priced at £30.
The festival caters for 2000 people and the organisers call it a family friendly event. There will be food and drink available on site (which caters for vegetarians too), as well as flushing toilets, licensed bars, stalls, craft and merchandise tents, woodcarving, newsagent/tobacconist on site for supplies, and quiet family area.
There is a dedicated area for children with circus workshops, with story tellers and craft and art work shops, circus skills and puppet shows, fancy dress competition for the little ones. Zorbs and fair ground rides. All children's entertainment is free.
Farmer Phil's also promotes sustainability and tries to raise awareness of green life style choices.
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