The 'Gardeners Guide To The Galaxy' theme The Secret Garden Party has announced 67 more acts who will appear at this year's event happening from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th July 2016 at Mill Hill Field, Abbots Ripton, in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.
The new announcements are DJ Shadow, Anne-Marie, Natty, The Mouse Outfit, A Guy Called Gerald, Beaty Heart, Samm Henshaw, Max Jury, Ruede Hagelstein, Jodie Abacus, The Amazons, PINS, Island, Palace Winter, Zak Abel, By The Rivers, Throwing Snow, Jungle by Night, RIVRS, The Slow Show, Leo Stannard, Meadowlark, Taya, Box Of Light, The Brother Moves On, 47soul, Inheaven, Slamboree, Get Inuit, Rukhsana Merrise, Max Milner, Cloves, Broken Brass Ensemble, Lazy Habits, WOWH, The Lovely Eggs, Akua Naru, Robyn Sherwell, Stevie Parker, Fews, Croox, Ardyn, They Say Jump, The LaFontaines, Guts, Glass, Miamigo, ESPA, Willie J Healey, Fronteers, April Towers, Kier, Anteros, Girl Friend, Kuenta i Tambu, Sea Bed, The Future Dub Project, Youth, Courts, Keep Up, Tom Greenan, Emily Capell, Polynation, Seafoal, Hot Soles, Actor, Samuel Ford, and Tom Walker.
They join headliners Air, Caribou, and Primal Scream, plus Lissie, Maribou State, Rae Morris, Milky Chance, Shura, The Temper Trap, Submotion Orchestra, Band Of Skulls, Andreya Triana, Field Music, Izzy Bizu, La Femme, The Martinez Brothers, Hot Since 82, Jackmaster, Waze & Odyssey, Super Flu, Eagles & Butterflies, Jon Sa Trinxa, Bicep, Paranoid London, Midland, Citizenn, Ejeca, B.Traits, Jasper James, Huxley, Waifs and Strays, Edu Imbernon, Mark Jenkyns, Felix Dickinson, Eddy Temple Morris, Denney, Mystery Jets (DJ Set), Children of The Dust, Be Svendsen, Olaf Stuut, Mojo Filter, Mr Price, Slim Howl, Cousn, Wild Sirenda, and Shapes DJs, Hot Since 82, Teleman, Money, Dua Lipa, Billie Marten, Beardyman, Rosie Lowe, Little Comets, Jackmaster, Bicep, Haelos, Swim Deep, Midland, David Rodigan, The Japanese House, NZCA/Lines, Meilyr Jones, Barns Courtney, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Skints, Slutface, Louis Berry, Shannon Saunders, Postaal, Starling, Love Ssega, Seramic, Amber Arcades, Babeheaven, Beans on Toast, The Age Of L.U.N.A, Pleasure Beach, The Wholls, exmagician, Strong Asian Mothers, Man & The Echo, Lail Arad, Haus, Earl Kioko, Broadway Sounds, Zuri Aura, All The People, The Defekters, Earl Okin, The Meow Meows, Jamie Joseph, Aisha Badru, Petite Meller, C Duncan, Rationale, SG Lewis, Stealing Sheep, Formation, Zibra, Pure Bathing Culture, Oscar, Weaves, and Kudu Blue, plus you can expect an appearance from The Head Gardener.
As well as 15 live music stages & 6 DJ stages Gardeners can expect Vogon poetry readings & spoken word, robo copout, cosmic knitting, mutation station, art constellations, cosmonaut displays, astronaut training, mermaid school, guerilla science, virtual reality, paint fights, floating dance floors, laser wars, regression sessions space safari, 24 hour pub, 24-hour woodland parties, boating lake & bathing, sanctuary & hot tubs, massage area, live theatre & comedy, exotic life drawing, the get high high jump, organic food stalls, the forum, camp fire tales from the outer limits, mud wrestling, dance-offs, kids’ area, fine dining, little gay brother bar, and science meets fiction.
This year SGP’s infamous fine dining restaurant has been lovingly curated by head chef Chris Gillard, renowned for his time at St. John and his history of field-based fine-dining, including the restaurants in Lost Vagueness and Shangri-La, in the fields of the mothership festival, Glastonbury. Having gone through a transmutation, 'Milliways' takes its name from Douglas Adams’ seminal Restaurant at the end of the Universe.
Tickets sell out each year and expect this year to be no exception. Tickets are priced at £180. A teen ticket is priced at £135, children aged under 12 years can attend for free, a campervan pass is priced at £60, and dog passes (limited numbers) were also available. Prices do not include booking fees.
Since it's beginning in 2003, the Secret Garden Party has grown organically with an ethos of fun, friendliness, creativity and participation. Inspired by the original ethos of Glastonbury and Burning Man. The Secret Garden Party's, founder Head Gardener, aka Fred Fellowes, has succeeded in placing his own particular and idiosyncratic stamp on this event, making it quite unlike anywhere else in existence. His vision, commitment and enthusiasm conitnue to bring artistic communities together.
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