2000trees Festival 2011

Friday 15th to Saturday 16th July 2011
Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 4BL, England MAP
£59, children 0-10 years free entry - SOLD OUT
last updated: Mon 23rd May 2011

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This family-friendly festival raises awareness of green issues and aims to be an ethical alternative to the more mainstream music events. There is a wide selection of music at the festival including something for every taste - featuring rock, metal and indie to folk, pop, DJs, and the downright strange.

2000trees Festival returns for a fifth year on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th July at Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, with an early entry night happening on Thursday 14th.

Line-up

Dan le Sac vs Scroobius Pip will headline Friday and Frightened Rabbit Saturday. Also confirmed are The Twilight Sad, Three Trapped Tigers, Dinosaur Pile-up, Tellison, The Wave Pictures, Islet, Ellen & the Escapades, Straight Lines, Los Campesinos!, Imperial Leisure, And So I Watch You From Afar, Amplifier, Your Demise, Malefice, Kong, The Travelling Band, Dave McPherson (INME), Devil Sold His Soul, Talons, Exit Ten, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, StringerBessant, Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun, Maybeshewill, Kill It Kid, and more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

More than 80 live acts will entertain thousands of music fans for two days of music on four stages, plus comedy, DJs, headphone disco, quality and value food & drink, and a trader village.

Green ethos

The organisers promote various ways for festival-goers to become greener, such as a car sharing scheme, recycling stations and promoting a range of green charities and organisations in the hope the festival will inspire people to make small changes to their lifestyles and help reduce Britain's carbon footprint.

Tickets

Tickets have sold out Early bird weekend tickets are no longer available. A weekend ticket was priced at £59, and a joint ticket with their sister festival 'Y-Not' in Derbyshire was priced at £100. Children aged 0 to 10 years old can go free but require a ticketand children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Early Entry tickets for Thursday were priced at £12.

New for 2011

This year's festival will also have a new stage, hosting bands "on the heavier and weirder end of the musical spectrum." Promising "hardcore bands, prog bands, instrumental bands, and metal bands". Festival organisers ran a competition to name the stage on their Facebook page, with the prize of a ticket for life for the winner who christened it 'The Cave'.

Thursday comedy

Comedians for the Thursday Early Entry night from Kit Kaboodle are headliners Bob and Jim, and Horse and Louis. Other acts include Richard Massara, Quattro Formaggio, Tom Allen, Dalton's Trumbo's Reluctant Cabaret, Flange Krammer, Rowena Haley, Linus Lee, Jessica Fostekew and Mark Diamond.

Fancy dress

The 2011 Fancy Dress theme is Cowboys! vs Robots! vs Ninjas!

Opening times

The site is expected to open to Early Entry Pass holders from 4pm on Thursday 14th July, and opening hours for general admission tickets, will be from 9.30am onwards on the Friday, and the festival entertainment starts at midday on the Friday. The site will close at 2pm on Sunday 16th July.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 15th to Saturday 16th July 2011
Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 4BL, England MAP
£59, children 0-10 years free entry - SOLD OUT
last updated: Mon 23rd May 2011


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