A nicely-organized & comfortable event with many helpful and enjoyable add-ons. The 12th Cornbury festival takes place again over three days from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th July 2015, with the campsite opening on Thursday and closing on Monday.
Held this year on a new location 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.
Tom Jones, Supertramp founder, singer-songwriter Roger Hodgson, Razorlight, The Fratellis, Chas & Dave, Blue, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, Billy Ocean, Lulu, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, Jack Savoretti, The Felice Brothers, John Cooper Clarke, Larkin Poe, Paper Aeroplanes, Hank Wangford & The Lost Cowboys, The Shires, Ward Thomas, Joanne Shaw Taylor, The James Hunter Six, Moulettes, Only The Young, Staxs, Horns of Plenty, C.C. Smugglers, Police Dog Hogan, Head North, Joel Rafael, Slim Chance, Rothwell, The Harbour, Chastity Brown, Jess and The Bandits, Chipping Norton School Band, and Fishwives Choir.
Latest additions are Pam Ayers, Stargazer (Martine McCutcheon and husband Jack McManus), Raintown, Striking Matches, and Johnny Borrell and Zazou.
Plus Paper Aeroplanes, Rothwell, The Young Folk, George Montague, Holly Lerski, Leddra Chapman, Lenny, Hannah Scott, Katie Coleman, Callum McSherry, Danni Nicholls, Katie Buckhaven, Hanna-h, Aimee, Dave Hanson Band, Sam Beeton, The Jacques, The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band, King B, The Turning, The Fireflies, Sheena, Dance A La Plage, Brightworks, Larry Reddington, Sam Taylor, The New Forbidden, Alphabet Backwards, Zurich, Hope & Glory, Eyes for Gertrude, Debbie Bond, Satsangi, Leader, Fourth Time Lucky, The Brickwork Lizards, The Standard, Dreaming Spires, The Wonder Beers, Toliesel, Les Clochards, Slainte, and Taylor Made Truth.
The comedy acts confirmed are Joe Lycett, Katherine Ryan, James Acaster, Aisling Bea, Adam Hess, Felicity Ward, Massive Dad, David Elms, Pierre Novellie, Minor Delays, Ivo Graham, Kieran Hodgson, Emma Sidi, Fin Taylor, Patrick Turpin, Jack Barry, and Elis James.
Still to be announced are the acts for the Unbound stage.
For the line-up details as available see the Cornbury Music Festival line-up page.
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.
Early bird tickets have sold out.Tickets are priced as follows:
Adult Weekend: £170 / with camping £200
Young Person’s Weekend (aged 13-16): £85 / with camping £115
Child Weekend (aged 3-12): £30 /with camping £35
Over 70s Weekend: £85 / with camping £115
Campervan permit: £95
All children aged 2 and under, and Disabled Carers FREE
All tickets subject to booking fees
Magical Kids Zone
Offering everything from clay modelling to lantern making, circus crafts to Bollywood dancing, knitting, yoga, singing, ukuleles, puppet shows, the Big Balloon Experiment, Marky J’s Monkey Magic Show, Professor Pumpernickel and much much more…
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.
latest on this festival
festival home page
first three Saturday acts revealed