BoomTown Fair - Chapter 11: A Radical City - takes place at Matterley Estate, nr. Winchester, Hampshire, and will run from Wednesday 7th until Sunday 11th August 2019.
With 14 distinct themed areas, 3 mega stage line-ups, 27 main stages and 80 smaller street venues, there's a huge line-up of electronic acts on late running stages, as well as reggae, dub, ska, gypsy, folk, and more. Plus cabaret, comedy, spoken word, impressive site constructions. All attendees are encouraged to dress up in fancy dress, the fancier the better!
A huge line-up including Lauryn Hill; Prophets Of Rage; The Streets; Chronixx; Chase & Status Presents Rtrn II Jungle; Groove Armada (live); Slaves; Ali Campbell and Astro; Salt-n-Pepa; Gogol Bordello; Xavier Rudd; Kate Tempest; Bedouin Soundclash; Ozomatli ft. Chali 2na; This Is The Kit; Michael Franti and Spearhead; Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba; Asian Dub Foundation; Neville Staple Band; Alice Russell; Johnny Flynn;
Dreadzone; Kosheen with Sian Evans; Submotion Orchestra; Nubya Garcia; Napalm Death, Four Tet; Ben UFO b2b Joy Orbison; Erol Alkan b2b Boys Noise; Mall Grab; Carl Cox; Claude VonStroke; Eats Everything; Amelie Lens;, and many more - with 100s more still to come.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
standard adult Thursday entry: £234
public-transport Wednesday entry: £229
Those aged 12 and under are free but require a ticket.
To keep the site free from litter, Boomtown offer festivalgoers an eco bond initiative to help keep the streets of BoomTown tidy. Ticket purchasers will be asked to pay an additional £10 eco bond deposit. On arrival at the festival attendees will be given a 'boomtown eco bag'. Organisers ask everyone to fill this bag with all their rubbish and hand it back into one of the drop off points for recycling, and have their £10 deposit returned.
Activities & Workshops
Boomtown has over 100 activities and workshops, from crafts and skills such as blacksmithing, copper beating & chainsaw carving, circus skills workshops and play, to the mind & soul improving, to dance and yoga. There's also a full programme for kids, with circus skills, workshops and crafts, science and learning and play and facepainting, and much more, plus a dedicated family camping area.
More information will be here when available
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incl. Chase & Status, Groove Armada (live), Slaves, Salt-n-Pepa, Gogol Bordello, Xavier Rudd, & more