Sunday headliners Madness lead the latest acts announced for the 10th anniversary edition of Bearded Theory festival happening at Catton Hall, in Derbyshire on Bank Holiday weekend with music starting from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th May 2017.
Steve Blount, Bearded Theory organiser said, "We are chuffed to bits to have finally secured the booking of Madness, a band we have been trying to confirm for the past couple of years. Having seen the band twice this year, including their epic performance on Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage, I knew we had to bag them to close out our tenth anniversary celebrations."
New additions for the Woodland Stage line-up are The Carnabys, Nova Twins, Tarantism Acoustic, Muddy Summers & The Dirty Field Whores, Blackballed, Wille and The Bandits, Skaciety, Funke and the Two Tone Baby.
They join Skunk Anansie, Slaves, Cast, Foy Vance, Reverend And The Makers, The Alarm, African Head Charge, New Model Army, Goldblade, Sugarhill Gang & Furious Five, Kassassin Street, Ferocious Dog, Flight Brigade, The Selecter, The Mocking Jays, Jaya the Cat, Tess Of The Circle, Smiley & The Underclass, The Roving Crows, Kissmet, The Defekters, Maia, Pronghorn, Wheatus, Gary J Armstrong, Billy in the Lowground, The Hot Sprockets, Son Primo, Rev Hammer, and The True Deceivers join the first acts announced for the Thursday line-up of Dreadzone, 3 Daft Monkeys, Tarantism, Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs, Gail, and Freedom.
Plus System 7, Megadog Soundsystem ft MC Teabag, Transglobal Underground, CJ Bolland, Michael Dog, Banco de Gaia, DJ Evolution, Exquisite Corpse, DJ Templehead, Tetchi, Jah Scoop / Geezer, Big Unit, Rev Dread, Back To The Planet, Ed Tangent (DJ), Gaudi, Youth, Zetan Spore, Multiseed, Madhatters Soundsystem, Serial Killaz, Clumsy, Run Tingz Cru, La La & the Boo Ya, Mr Organized / Lunatix, Globular, Dub Trees FT Jah Wobble, Kukan Dub Lagan , 3 Daft Monkeys, Indigo Herder, Ushti Baba, Indian Man Bhangra Special, and Drum Machine.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits as available see the Bearded Theory line-up page.
Bearded Theory’s unique Festival School will be returning. Enrolments to the Festival School will go live on September 10th at 9am. Please note that you will need your ticket reference number before enrolling your child. The Festival School can assist in taking your child out of education without being fined. For full details see the official website.
Tickets are priced at £105 for the weekend. Tickets for those aged 12 to 15 years are priced at £55, tickets for those aged 6 to 11 years are priced at £25, and those children aged under 6 years old can attend for free (ticket is still required). campervan & Car passes are priced at £35 and £12.50 respectively. Prices do not include booking fees.
All tickets will include Thursday entry. There are no tickets available on the gate.
Payment Plan Options:
Payment Plan 1 – Payment Plan until December 30th 2016
Adult: - Pay £25 on day of purchase and then £20 will be taken out of your account at the end of January, February, March and the final balance plus £2 postage to be collected on April 28th.
Age 13-16:- Pay £25 on day of purchase and then £7.50 will be taken out of your account at the end of January, February, March and the final balance plus £2 postage to be collected on April 28th.
Payment Plan 2 – Payment Plan from January 1st (Adult & Teen)
Pay 50% of the ticket fee (plus booking fee) and then pay the remaining balance by March 30th 2017.
Carer ticket applications to be taken via the Spring Markets office and any enquiries need to email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject being "MAKE MY LIFE EASIER"
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