The Curious Arts Festival returns for a fourth year and takes place from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd July 2018 at Pylewell Park, East End, Lymington, in the New Forest. There will be a range of musical, literary and stand-up acts, as well as a range of children's activities and adventures.
The confirmed music acts include Milky Chance, John Newman, Bryde, Isaac Gracie, Bulow, Lilla Vargen, Lily Moore, Amaroun, Colouring, Tina Boonstra, Elle Watson, Farmageddon, Outlya, and Flyte.
For all of the music details please see the line-up page.
Literary names announced so far are: Thomas Harding, Miriam Darlington, Kate Mosse, Lemn Sissay, Imogen Hermes Gowar, Lara Pawson, Dolly Alderton, Adam Kay, Russell Norman, Sam McKechnie, Little Grape Jelly, Jamie Reid, Lou Hamilton.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced at £128 for adults, or £23 for children aged 5-13. Children 4 and under can attend for free but require a ticket and must be accompanied by a paying adult. A family ticket, for 2 adults and 3 children is available for £279.
The Curious Arts Festival will feature clubs for children, 'bibliotherapy', magical garden walks, a dedicated film-tent, live gigs every night, a pop-up bookshop, ghost stories and more, plus delicious food and drinks served from dawn 'til dusk....
Expect writing and poetry workshops, life drawing classes, storytelling for adults and children, bat walks, poetry workshops, puppet theatre making, mind reading, contortionists, breathing lessons, an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, a 'News and Views' Breakfast Club for early birds hosted by Kirsty Lang, a pop up fine dining restaurant and a wide variety gourmet food, cocktail bar, a tea room, juice bar and gelateria ice cream parlour.
The festival is also a rare chance to tour the private grounds of the house complete with 100 acres of pleasure gardens right on the Solent.
More information will be here when available.
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