The Acoustic Festival of Britain offers unplugged and acoustic music plus an electric stage covering live folk guitar music, country music, bluegrass, with a few legends, and some tribute acts.
This the 14th year of the festival which will take place over the spring bank half term holiday from Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June 2019 at Uttoxeter Racecourse, in Staffordshire.
New for 2019 will be fireside sessions, new workshops, plus improved camping facilities.
Acts confirmed so far include Big Country (Sunday headliner), Eagle Eye Cherry, Ian Prowse & Amsterdam, Gaz Brookfield, Eagle Eye Cherry, Swamp Candy, Fleetwood Bac, 3 Daft Monkeys, Kyla Brox, Nylon Hearts, Izzy & The Hot Heads, The Willows, and more. There's much more to be announced including more headliners.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are available, currently priced as follows:-
Adult weekend with camping: £115
Adult weekend w/o camping: £93
Child (5-15) with camping: £30
Child (5-15) w/o camping: £30
Infant (0-4): £0
Thursday entry: +£7
Adult day ticket: £40
Caravans & campervans
The Acoustic Festival of Britain offers the chance to camp in the same area as you park.
The campsite also has pitches on grass/hard standing for caravans and campervans.
Caravan & Camper Van passes can be booked for £15 per vehicle (requires camping tickets) for all 4 nights. There will be 2 sites available for caravans and camper vans. The Main Festival campsite has 300 pitches on grass/hard standing. There is no extra charge for this. These pitches do not have electric hook ups. All occupants must purchase the relevant Weekend with Camping Tickets.
There is also a Caravan Club site on the Racecourse which has space for 70 units with electric hook ups for members only. Members who book pitches on The Caravan Club site (via The Caravan Club) and are attending the festival, only need to buy Weekend tickets, and not weekend with camping. Bookings to be made direct to the caravan club on 01342 327490.
The festival is expected to offer four Stages and dozens of crafts and food tents together with a huge real ale tent over 200ft long, with a stage powered by bicycles, and set in 92 acres of parkland. The festival also has stalls, craft displays, juggling schools, workshops, soccer skills, cinema, food hall, breakfast café on camp site, comedy hour, a buskers stage, a real ale tent, fair trade, children's area, camping, a tipi circle, flushing loos, and more.
Music workshops include drumming & percussion, didgeridoo, ukulele, mandolin, spoons, and fiddle.
The Children's Big Top Marquee hosts many of the childrens workshops and activities, including free face painting, and there's loads of activities to keep the little'uns entertained.
There will be more information here when available.
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