Acoustic Festival of Britain - POSTPONED 2020

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2020
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD, England MAP
currently £95 + £20 camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Mon 30th Mar 2020

postponed

This festival has been postponed until 2021. Tickets for 2020 remain valid for 2021. Organiser's statement.

The Acoustic Festival of Britain 2021

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The Acoustic Festival of Britain will take place from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2020 at Uttoxeter Racecourse, in Staffordshire.

It 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.

Line-up

Acts confirmed so far include Climax Blues Band, Sad Cafe, Lindisfarne, Lucas Marks & The Glorious Unknown, Fine Lines with Mark Radcliffe, Charlie Harper, Jay Aston, Old Time Sailors, TV Smith, Walker & Pfiefer, Mark Harrison trio, The Hut People, The Beautiful Sound, Stevie Simpson, and more, with more to be announced.

For the details as available please see the line-up page.

Tickets

Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
Adult weekend: £95
Adult weekend camping: £20
Adult day ticket: £40
live-in vehicles: from £20
Thursday early entry: £8

Caravans & campervans

The Acoustic Festival of Britain offers the chance to park next to your tent.

The campsite also has pitches on grass/hard standing for caravans and campervans with limited hook-ups. A Caravan & Camper Van pass can be booked for £20 for all 4 nights from Thursday. There are 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 have electric hook ups. 

There is also a Caravan Club site on the Racecourse which has space for 70 units with electric hook ups for members only. Bookings to be made direct to the caravan club on 01342 327490.

On site

The festival features four Stages and dozens of crafts and food tents together with a huge real ale tent over 200ft long, with a low and intimate stage set in 92 acres of parkland. The festival also has stalls, craft displays, juggling schools, workshops, cinema, food hall, breakfast café on camp site, comedy tent, a blues stage, a real ale tent, fair trade, children's area, camping, a tipi circle, flushing loos, and more. Free hot hours in the campsite.

An added Musicians against Homlessness stage will feature punk - roots Un-plugged music from Steve Diggle and The Buzzcocks and a feast of 80's pop n punk acts including TV Smith Jay Aston and Gene Loves Jezabel - Vix and The FUZZBOX and the charismatic Charlie Harper (UK Subs) and Jenny Belle Star.

Music workshops include drumming & percussion, didgeridoo, ukulele, mandolin, spoons, and fiddle.

For kids

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.



Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2020
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD, England MAP
currently £95 + £20 camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Mon 30th Mar 2020


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