The Acoustic Festival of Britain 2022

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The Acoustic Festival of Britain 2022

Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd May 2022
Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD, England MAP
£99 incl. camping
Daily capacity: 5,000
Last updated: Thu 19th May 2022

The Acoustic Festival of Britain will take place from Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd May 2022 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.


acts include Merry Hell;Old Time Sailors;The Rag Dolls;Blues Train;Sons of Clogger;Sam Draisley; King Pleasure & The Buscuit Boys; and more for the details as available, please see the line-up page.


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Tickets for 2022 are on sale,

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.

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