BrisFest 2013

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BrisFest 2013

Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd September 2013
Ashton Court Estate, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS41 9JN, England MAP
£35 for both days
Daily capacity: 20,000
Last updated: Fri 20th Sep 2013

One of the last large scale outdoor events of the festival summer season, BrisFest (previously the Bristol Festival) is now in its sixth year and will take place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September 2013, returning for a second year to Ashton Court Estate, Bristol.


The line-up of international, and national acts alongside a showcase of established and rising talent from the South West region includes Primal Scream, The Toddla T Sound, Dr Meaker, Yes Sir Boss, The Boxettes, Land Of The Giants, The John E Vistic Experience, Forestears, Fabio & Grooverider, Kurtis Blow, DJ Ez, Chester P, DJ Dazee ft Carasel, Ramson Badbones & Twizzy, Daisy Chapman, Bucucrasu, South Divide, The Trish Brown Band, Lund Quartet, Young Kato, Astroid Boys, Casimir, Beyond Rivers, The Cadbury Sisters, M.A.K., The St Pierre Snake Invasion, Typesun, Cheeba, Lumen, Cars On Fire, Hello Lazarus, Oxygen Thief, Isola Dusk, RSVP, Mankala, Amadou Diagne, Batch Gueye & The Band, Aji Pa Ti, Baila La Cumbia, Clayton Blizzard, Billy Rowan, With Nell & I, Saskia Maxwell, Becky Elder, Louise Latham, Technical Itch, The DJ Producer, Ghost, M.D.S, Amen-Tal, and Bashout Allstars.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

There will be around a dozen stages to choose from at the festival, curated by a diverse range of programmers.

Also on site expect a traditional funfair, circus and cabaret, live graffiti, live stand-up comedy, workshops, kids area, street theatre and walkabout theatre, secret venues, body and soul therapy arena, and more.


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The early bird offer has ended. Final tier tickets are priced at £35 for both days, with parking priced at £3.50, and a Sunday only family tickets priced at £41. Kids under 12 go free.

More info

Brisfest is a music and arts festival celebrating local and South West music, art, dance and food. BrisFest moved to the Ashton Court estate in 2012 after permission was granted from Bristol City Council. This means the event has a capacity of 40,000 people over two days on grassland around half an hour's walk from the city centre. This move marks a return of a not-for-profit large scale music festival to the estate, something which has not happened for five years.

Also on site will be the Arcadia Bug, walkabouts & site art, Soundclash Area, Fancy Dress Parade, Kids Area & Fun Fair, The Police Rave Unit, Workshops area, and Body & Soul therapy, performing arts tent, the usual festival food and stalls, cocktail bar, and an after party.

There's an additional charge camping with Camp at my Event who are partnering with Brisfest to set up a campsite in the grounds of the estate. Weekend camping passes are on sale priced at £22 for adults, £11 for children with pre-erected camping also available.


The Bristol Festival Community Group, Registered Charity 1124722. The entire festival is run by volunteers with the organisers offering training and skills development as part of their year round charity work.


There will be a range of year round activities, fundraising events, workshops and art drop in sessions to help fund the event.

More information will be here when available.

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