The dates for 2018 are confirmed as Thursday 30th August to Sunday 2nd September.
Started in 2006, the organisers' aim to "organise an intimate festival with our favourite artists, and with a friendly and relaxed feel", and they only book artists that they personally like, which makes the line-up on offer far more interesting than many other festivals. The festival often has quiet/atmospheric acts and the audience respectfully listen in silence.
The End of the Road Festival has 4 main music stages, disco ship, a cinema tent, comedy, workshops (for both adults & children), a healing field, art installations, literature talks, a hidden library and piano in the woods, a games area with table tennis, skittles, and more.
They also pride themselves with providing quality food and drinks, including a good selection of local ales as part of a beer festival.
The headliners have been confirmed as Vampire Weekend, Feist, St Vincent, and Yo La Tengo,
Other acts playing include:- Ezra Furman, Jeff Tweedy, John Cale, Fat White Family, Oh Sees, Gruff Rhys, Julia Holter, Mulatu Astatke, Ariel Pink, Destroyer, Omar Souleyman, Big Thief, (Sandy) Alex G, James Holden & The Animal Spirits, This is the Kit, Hookworms, Idles, Shame, The Low Anthem, & many more.
For the full details including day & stage splits please see the line-up page.
For details about the comedy, literature, cinema, and other entertainment, please see the news articles.
Tickets have SOLD OUT.
Tickets were priced as follows:
Adult weekend: £195
Youth (aged 13-17) weekend: £150
Child (aged 6-12) weekend: £75
Child (aged 3-5) weekend: £45
Infant (aged 0-2) weekend: free (but needs ticket)
Campervan/caravan: £85 - £110
Car Parking (pay on arrival): £10
Early entry Thursday
End Of The Road will be allowing early entry to the festival on Thursday 30th August when camping and some parts of the festival site will be open on Thursday afternoon. Festival goers can arrive, set up camp, spend the evening finding their way around and enjoy some limited musical programming, and be ready to hit the festival when the entertainment starts on Friday.
The festival is family friendly and will also have a programme of workshops for both children and adults, with sessions that carry on longer into the evening. The Workshops area expands to 6 venues with nearly 100 activities to choose from for both adults and children.
More information will be here when available.
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