Creamfields 2008

Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th August 2008
Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire, WA4 4AR, England MAP
Weekend Tickets: £105.00 + £10 for camping, Saturday day £57.50, Sunday day £53.50
Last updated: Tue 12th Aug 2008

Creamfields will be back as a two day event this year taking place on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August 2008 (the August Bank Holiday weekend), again at the Daresbury Estate, Halton, Cheshire.

Confirmed so far are Kasabian, along with Underworld, Fatboy Slim, Ian Brown, Paul Van Dyk, Tiesto, Nick Warren, Eric Prydz, John Digweed, James Zabiela, Soulwax, Pendulum, Gossip, Simian Mobile Disco, Chic Featuring Nile Rogers, Roots Manuva, Erick Morillo, Paul Oakenfold, Sasha, David Guetta, 2many DJ’s, Ferry Corsten, Pete Tong, Dubfire, Eddie Halliwell, Hernan Cattaneo, Felix Da Housecat, Steve Angello, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Annie Mac, Claude Von Stroke /Danny Howells, Judge Jules, Tom Novy, Dirty South, Dave Spoon, Mason, Tocadisco, Henrik B, Andy C, Marky, Hype, High Contrast, Peter Hook, Mike Pickering /Graeme Park, Dave Haslam, Jon Da Silva, Adam Sheridan, Gareth Wyn, Rob Tissera, John Kelly, Matt Hardwick, Tidy Boys, Lisa Pin up, BK, Mark EG, Amber D, Alex Kidd, Kutski, Tidy DJS, Ben Stevens, Paul Maddox, JP & Jukesy, Kym Aryes, Rodi Style, Morgan, Alan Hartley, Andy Mac, with many more still to be announced. For the line-up details as available please click here

Tickets are on sale priced at £105.00 for weekend tickets or £115 with camping. Day tickets are also available. Saturday day tickets are priced at £57.50, and Sunday day are £53.50. To buy tickets click here.

Creamfields 08 will be spread over 10 unique arenas, including new for this year 'Skins' Arena, as in the show on TV which will be presenting infectious beats. The Bugged Out crew return this year and host the 'Bugged Out Arena'. Swedish House Mafia will be leading the drum n bass night 'Ape', and for the first time 'BBC Introducing' will have a stage at Creamfields. BBC Introducing stage usually plays host to the best new UK artists, nominated by new music shows from across the BBC.

There will also be regulars at Creamfields returning including 'Cream & Goodgreef', 'Chibuku & Annie Mac Presents', 'Tidy', 'Subliminal', and of course the return of the legendary Main Stage. Radio 1 will also be returning to Creamfields in 2008 after a three year gap, to broadcast over 10 hours of live coverage. For the first time the BBC Introducing Bus rolls into town with some of Radio 1's big names acting and showcasing some of the UK's freshest emerging talent.

Other attractions at Creamfileds include The Vintage Circus an old-school fairground with good old fashioned including funfair, carousel, swings, coconut shy and facepainting. The rides will be circled by a host of performers including trapeze artists, jugglers, showgirls and ringmasters. As well as the old-school merry-go-rounds there will modern funfair rides as well, with waltzers, twisters and other popular funfair rides.

Creamfields will also play host to a Farmers Market which will be offering an array of food and samples. There will also be a new and improved Creamfields village with traders selling their wares.

The Pimms' Bus also returns with its oversized deckchairs and picnic blankets, serving Pimm's and offering a birds eye view of the festival from the top deck.

The daredevils of the vertical ramp the King Ramps have a special show planned for Creamfields where the crème of British Vert skateboarding & BMX talent compete.

Streetwaves stage was borne from Liverpool's famous Mathew Street Festival and returns this year giving young musicians the once in a lifetime opportunity to perform at Creamfields.

Creamfields' licence has been confirmed and the festival capacity has been reduced by 10,000 to 40,000 each day. Increased measures will be in place to ensure a safe and secure event. This year's crime reduction measures include 24 hour policing and security throughout the main arena and campsite with over 500 security personnel, stewards and heavy policing throughout the site. There will be increased CCTV cameras, with metal detectors at all entrances, and increased security band checks. Spotter teams will be at all entrances and throughout the site and increased lighting around the site and the campsite. The event will also provide information points around the site to help people navigate their way around.

Cream has a record-breaking year of events planned with a total of 13 Creamfields festivals happening worldwide. The Cream team have set the standard once again as the worlds leading festival promoters and will host Creamfields in Spain, Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Chile, Malta, Romania and Argentina.

More information will be here when available.
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