The Big Feastival, presented by Jamie Oliver, returns again as a three day family friendly event combining food from some of the country's top chefs with a top drawer selection live music acts. The Big Feastival this year takes place at Alex James' farm in Chipping Norton over three days from Friday 26th until Sunday 28th August 2016.
The Big Feastival will be raising funds for Jamie Oliver's Better Food Foundation to help change the lives of disadvantaged young people. Think village fete with a music festival vibe, the event offers a weekend out for the entire family, and all kids can go free.
Kaiser Chiefs, Mark Ronson (DJ set), DJ Fresh, Roisin Murphy, Ella Henderson, Foxes, The Cuban Brothers, the live return of Toots and the Maytals, Norman Jay, The Proclaimers, Stereo MC's, Tinie Tempah, Reef, Reverend And The Makers, Roland Gift, Danny and the Champions Of The World, Seafret, Callum Beattie, Clean Cut Kid, Zak Abel, April Towers, The Showhawk Duo, Jeremy Loops, Kuenta i Tambu, Ekkah, Babe, Rive, Malunga, Shao Hao, Kurb, Belle Humble, Neverlnd, Soma DJs, Jay Johnson, Eden Roxx, Harry Payne, The Carnabys, Leo Stannard, Silent Disco, Duke, Reggaerobics, Gospeloke 90's House Party, Baby Loves Disco, Ultimate Power DJs, DJ BBQ, and DJ Yoda, plus Jo Whiley will be hosting the Main Stage throughout the weekend.
For for the kids the main stage will host Justin Fletcher aka Mr Tumble, Dick & Dom, and the return of Reggie N Bollie, as well as The Little Dude’s Den, little ones can look forward to a jam-packed programme of fun and games this year on the farm.
For the line-up details as available see The Big Feastival line-up page.
The culinary line-up joining host Jamie Oliver in the Big Kitchen will be Amelia Freer, Rosemary Ferguson, Fearne Cotton, Gennaro Contaldo, Raymond Blanc, Tom Kerridge, Cyrus Todiwala, Dan Doherty, Nadiya Hussain, DJ BBQ, Madeleine Shaw, Gizzi Erskine, Thomasina Miers, José Pizarro, The Fabulous Baker Brothers, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Natasha Corrett, Neil Borthwick, Olia Hercules, and Henry Dimbleby. Hunter Gather Cook will be stirring up Wild Cocktails as part of a mixology masterclass using foraged ingredients
This year there's the Cookaholics Cookery School offering hands-on cooking experiences to festival-goers, the Kids’ Kitchen especially for budding young chefs and the NEFF Training Academy.
Tickets (not including booking fees) are priced as follows:-
WEEKEND TICKETS WITH CAMPING - SOLD OUT
Standard adult weekend camping ticket: £170
Standard teen weekend camping ticket: £90
Under 12s weekend camping ticket: £30
Campervan pass: £70
WEEKEND TICKETS NO CAMPING - SOLD OUT
Standard adult weekend no camping ticket: £140
Standard teen weekend no camping ticket: £80
Under 12s weekend ticket: £15
Standard adult Friday ticket: £55, Saturday or Sunday £70
Standard teen Friday ticket: £30, Saturday or Sunday £40
Under 12s weekend ticket: Free. There is a maximum of two free child tickets per adult, then £10 per additional child aged under 12 years.
The Big Feastival will be raising funds for Jamie Oliver's Better Food Foundation to help change the lives of disadvantaged young people. Think village fete with a music festival vibe, the event offers a weekend out for the entire family with food included in the ticket price and all kids can go free.
This year The Action Station brings Pop-Up Fitness with boot-camp style classes all the way from Ibiza, whilst Xtend Barre will be bringing together the principles of aerobics and ballet. Plus classes from workout pioneers House of Voga, fusing popular 80's dance floor craze 'voguing' with yoga. The enormously upbeat Laughing Yoga return to demonstrate how the power of laughter can boost mind, body and soul. The much loved HulaFit will be sharing the joys of getting fit with a Hula Hoop, whilst Clubbercise will all be back with their high energy aerobics set to the thumping beats of dance chart hits.
There will also be a 'The Fairy Tale Feast' - a new immersive dining experience created by pop-up masters The Art of Dining.
The Royal Shakespeare Company will be celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare with children’s workshops and interactive activities throughout the weeken, and Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park will also be back by popular demand, inspiring kids of all ages about animals and agriculture with their pop-up farmyard.
The festival will be working with The Royal Agricultural University to create a new sensory experience for children that will showcase the journey from field to fork through a Herb Garden.
Expect a main outdoor stage, Big Top, Fete Games, Dressing-Up Tent, Gardening Area, Dance Competitions, Petting Farm, Tractor Rides, Little Dudes’ Den, The Big Top, Pirate School, Village Green, Heathly Living Zone, AEG Big Kitchen, Weber Grill Academy On Tour, Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park, and workshops and demonstrations.
More information will be here when available.
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