Held on The Great Tew Estate, Chipping Norton, in Oxfordshire and offering a family-friendly line-up, Cornbury Music Festival mixes a few typical-festival acts with some new ones. A nicely-organized & comfortable event with many helpful and enjoyable add-ons. The 11th Cornbury festival takes place again over three days from Friday 4th until Sunday 6th July 2014, with the campsite opening on Thursday and closing on Monday.
Friday's line-up features Hudson Taylor, The Feeling, Suzanne Vega, Arrested Development, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, and Jools Holland and the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, with special guests Melanie C, and Marc Almond.
Saturday's line-up includes Jon Allen, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Nina Nesbitt, Lissie, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes featuring Gary U.S. Bonds, Georgie Fame, Scouting For Girls, and Simple Minds.
Sunday is headlined by The Gipsy Kings who top a bill that includes Sam Bailey, Luke Friend, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, 10cc, Tomoyasu Hotei, and Peatbog Faeries.
In addition to the music, expect the festival to offer a variety of attractions including a fairground, many morris dance pageants, children's theatre workshops, theatre workshops, arts and crafts, speciality shops, novelty acts and upmarket catering offering everything from champagne and cappuccinos to real ale.
The early bird offer has ended.
Tickets are priced as follows:
Adult Weekend: £170 / with camping £200
Young Person’s Weekend (aged 13-16): £89 / with camping £120
Child Weekend (aged 3-12): £25 /with camping £30
Over 70s Weekend: £89 / with camping £120
Campervan permit £85
All children aged 2 and under, and Disabled Carers FREE
All ticket prices include booking fees
As always, Cornbury 2014 will be offering a complete programme of workshops in the children's area, a fairground, posh camping options, and more.
The Campfire Sessions
Offering an opportunity to perform at Cornbury on the Campsite Stage on the Thursday night of Cornbury. The lucky six acts will also receive two weekend with camping tickets per band member. Performing in front of a panel of judges the winner will be chosen on the night and the hottest acts will make an appearance at next year's festiva. To enter the competition follow the link (click here), enter your details and upload a video of you or your band performing one song. Entry closes 15th June. Good luck.
For those not planning to drive to Great Tew, there will be subsidised bus services leaving from Banbury and Charlbury stations meeting trains from the north and south of the country.
Further details will be here when available.
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