Endorse-It In-Dorset 2010

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th August 2010
Cranborne Chase, Dorset, England MAP
adults £70; Children 11-16 years £38; Under 10 years £10 (first 200 u-10s £2)
daily capacity: 2500
last updated: Thu 22nd Jul 2010

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A safe, family friendly festival with an 'old school' feel which takes place near the village of Sixpenny Handley. The festival has built a reputation for quality entertainment at an affordable price.

Endorse-It In-Dorset returns in 2010 as an intimate festival for 3,500 festival goers on Friday 6th to Sunday 8th August 2010, taking place in the green open setting of Cranborne Chase, Dorset.


Acts confirmed include The Damned, Eat Static, Credit to The Nation, Subhumans, Rhythm-ites, Macka B, Symarip, Pauline Black, SubGiant, Pronghorn, DJ Scratchy from The Clash, Vice Squad, Spunge, The Highliners, The Urban Voodoo Machine, N.U.M.B, Who's Afear'd, The Boot Hill All Stars, Farmageddon, Kentucky Fight Club, and Surfin' Turnips. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Unfortunately Spunge have had to pull out so the festival will feature a secret headliner on a line-up of acts from up-and-coming local bands and Dorset favourites to international stars plus some DJs. Expect a mixture of ska, dub, punk and more. The entertainment will once again be weather-proof, with three tented stages.

Paying tribute to Malcolm McLaren

This year Endorse It In Dorset pays tribute to the Godfather of Punk Malcolm McLaren. Often described as the inventor of punk, Malcolm was certainly instrumental in shaping the punk movement from his shop on The Kings Road. From his escapades there, he went on to influence many styles from New Wave, Hip Hop and even a Carry-On title track!!

The Endorse It In Dorset Festival was built on the same energy and DIY style that encapsulates the very spirit of what Malcolm McLaren achieved over his career, so this year the festival will have an official Punk Dresscode on Saturday. From Vivienne Westwood to PVA-enhanced Mohawks, all style of punks will be embraced. Bands, tunes and general shenanigans are planned for the day. The festival may even squeeze in a Kings Road style stall or two...


The festivals also has a great kids area, late night entertainment, comedy, food, beers and ciders, stalls, family camping area, healing area, chill-out area, in Bus-Bar with punk DJ & live bands, woods for exploring, a return of the tractor rides, and more.

The Charity in Honour of Joe Strummer of The Clash - Strummerville, will also be back after the success of last year with their campfire sessions showcasing new talent around the fire.

Pixie Chill will be making a welcome return to run the hidden area of light refreshment, chilled vibes and serene garden over the weekend.

Scrumpy Sunday is back following the success of last year featuring fun and games and a full afternoon's entertainment - the scrumpy will be a'flowin'.


Prices include three day entry to Endorse it in Dorset 2010 and weekend camping.
Adults (over 16 years)£70
Children 11-16 years£38
Under 10 years£10 - the first 200 U10’s tickets will be on sale for £2 each
Family (2 adults + 2 children)£210
Camper van£22 weekend supplement
To buy tickets, click here.

Please note tickets for last year's event sold out, and it's likely that they will again in 2010. There's just 3,500 tickets available.

Ladies Day

The day in celebration of all things female is once again returning to the Sunday of Endorse it, this year with the Festival Queen Award to the fairest of them all. The Fluffettes ( from The Boot Hill All Stars) will be fluffing their way around the site, picking out likely contenders, the winner of which will be chosen during Scrumpy Sunday and prize will be presented by The King of Dorset.

To start off Ladies Day there will be two Sunday Services. One at The Bus Bar, where uplifting gospel will be knitted into a frenzy of hallelujah's by resident Nanas, Brandy & Pearl. In the main bar DJ Mr Benn will be whipping up the congregation with dance flavoured Sunday spirit.

Fancy performing?

This year Endorse-It has three open mic venues where festival goers can pitch up and show off what they've got. The Busking Caravan, Pixie Chill and The Something Else Tea Tent will all have stages where punters can come and play. Watch out for up and coming talent and impromptu performances by some of the main acts.

More info

Click HERE for information about all aspects of Endorse-It In-Dorset.

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eFestivals is pleased to again sponsor Endorse-It In-Dorset. This is part of eFestivals' commitment to put 10% of our turnover back into festivals, making festivals better for us all.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th August 2010
Cranborne Chase, Dorset, England MAP
adults £70; Children 11-16 years £38; Under 10 years £10 (first 200 u-10s £2)
daily capacity: 2500
last updated: Thu 22nd Jul 2010

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