The Elizabethan family home, Burton Agnes Hall, East Yorkshire, will be hosting the seventh Jazz & Blues weekend from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th July 2018 with live music, picnics in the grounds and children's entertainment.
The festival is organised by its sax-playing owner Simon Cunliffe-Lister and jazz singer Saffron Byass.
The acts announced so far include:- Jo Harrop sings Peggy Lee, and Billy Branch, presented by Giles Robson and his band. Ben Beattie's After Midnight Band plus Simon Cunfliffe-Lister, Atlantic Crossover, Kyla Brox with Danny Blomeley, Ubunye, Zoe Gilby, Skeltr, TipToe, The Electrio, and Matt and Carlos.
The late night sessions have been confirmed as Nick Rooke on Friday, and Polly Bolton & Bella Gaffney, followed by The Alligators on Saturday.
Tickets are priced at £80, plus £45 for a camping voucher. Concessionary tickets (for children 12-15 years old) are priced at £78. Day tickets are also available.
There will be a bar serving local beer and chilled wines. At the tea tent and food lawn, festival goers can indulge in home-baked treats, barbecued local meats, freshly prepared curries, and salads grown in the neighbouring walled garden. In the beer tent award winning Wold Top beer is on tap, brewed just five miles away from the festival site. The Burton Agnes shops, ice-cream parlour and cafe will be open throughout the Festival. Art and crafts will be on sale in the Crafts tent and children's entertainment will be provided in the grounds. Guests are invited to bring picnics.
The festival has a Children's Corner with play area; 15 acres of gardens to explore including a walled garden with maze, jungle garden and giant games; and a woodland walk with forest creatures to find. We will have face painters and a children's entertainer during the weekend.
The festival runs from 6pm-11pm Friday, 11am-10pm Saturday, and 11am-6pm Sunday.
A campsite in the field adjacent to the Hall offers welcome hot showers and views of the Yorkshire Wolds for those wishing to pitch a tent for a night or the whole weekend. Early bird camping voucher valid from Friday 3pm until Monday noon is priced at £35. One voucher required per tent, caravan or campervan) and each camper must have a wekeend festival ticket.
Festival tickets also entitle festivalgoers entry to the Hall and its gardens, and award-winning local produce is on sale throughout the three-day festival, including the famous Wold Top beer.
More information will be here when available.
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