Festival organisers have issued a statement saying, "Dear festival goers,
We are hugely saddened to let you know that Forgotten Fields 2016 is no longer going ahead.
It’s with heavy hearts that we let you know news of this cancellation and would like to thank you for your support of the event.
Due to the rising costs of producing a quality event of this size, we are unable to produce a show that is of the standard both our team and customers would be proud of.
After thorough consideration of the event and exhausting all options we have sadly reached this conclusion. It was an exceptionally difficult decision to make and hasn’t been taken lightly.
We had a truly amazing time and weekend to remember in 2015, lifelong memories shared with lovely people in the fields, and we wish all the festival goers and team well for the coming festival season.
The Forgotten Fields Team
Full details of refunds and ticket swaps below. Please contact hello[at]forgottenfields.co.uk for any other enquiries.
Alternatively we have teamed up with Standon Calling to offer a ticket swap.
If you would like to swap your Forgotten Fields ticket for either of the above festivals simply call Ticketline on 0161 813 2222 from 10am Tuesday 17th May and they will swap your Forgotten Field ticket (face value £105) for a Standon Calling ticket (face value £147) at no extra charge. If you would like to take up this offer then please contact Ticketline within 7 days so they can re book you in.
Standon Calling takes place 29-31 July in Hertfordshire with headliners Suede, Jess Glynne and Kelis."
Kendal Calling once again go further afield and back to their small party roots, heading to the Sussex countryside at Eridge Deer Park for Forgotten Fields - to host the 2nd annual summer party happening from Friday 5th until Sunday 7th August 2016.
Suede, Kodaline, and Dizzee Rascal will be on headlining duty. The first names announced also include Kelis, Maximo Park, The Sugarhill Gang, Band Of Skulls, Newton Faulkner, Ibibio Sound Machine, Police Dog Hogan, Jack Savoretti, Milky Chance, Too Many T's, Norman Jay, Shy FX, DJ Yoda, Krafty Kuts, Blaenavon, The Kid Kapichi, Raffer, The Bay Rays, Skies, Dorey the Wise, Wax, Standard Lamps, MarthaGunn, The Hyve, Joey Fat, Fours, Emmy the Great, Rag n Bone Man, Youth Club, Stay Beautiful Bowie Disco, DJ Format & MC Abdominal, Yucatan, Documenta, The Church, Riding the Low, Beds in Parks, Lisbon, Blueprint Blue, DJ Megatune, Northern Soul Dance Class, Mango Rescue Team, Dr Bluegrass and the Illbilly 8, Forest of Fools, Buffo's Wake, Discount Orchestra, Afro Cluster, and Gyps N Progress.
Latest additions Eliza and The Bear, Moose Blood, Isaac Gracie, Beaty Heart, NZCA Lines, Hudson Taylor, Sundara Karma, Kula Shaker, Too Many T's, Rukhsana Merrise, Molly Warburton, Judas, The Blazing Zoos, Gillbanks, Yonaka, Rhain, Lucie Barat & The Au Revoirs, Youth, Lectures, GotSome, The Nextmen, Abbie McCarthy, James Walsh, Cabbage, Plastic Mermaids, The Blazing Zoos, Gillbanks, Yonaka, Secret Set, Rhain, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, Ska Aerobics, The Orielles, Painted Heathers, Nice Place, Voodoo Love Orchestra, Lakuta, Robbie Skitmore & The Spanish Harlem Incident, and The Rubber Duck Orchestra.
Tickets are priced currently at £105. A youth (aged 11-15yrs) ticket is priced at £75, a child (6-10yrs) ticket is priced at £20, children aged 5 and under tickets are priced at £10. A live-in vehicle ticket is priced at £70, and advance car park ticket is priced at £10. There is also a payment plan available.
Expect Forgotten firm festival favourites with sing-a-long back catalogues, fine ales, world cuisine, extravagant site art, festival games, fancy dress frolics, boutique stalls & camp fire tales.
Forgotten Fields is suitable for families and revellers alike, with The Prickleback Urchin Kids Area built for the younger party animals in your group and The Late Night Cinema sitting as the ideal alternative to the wealth of musical options available across the site.
There will be more information here when available.
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Beaty Heart, NZCA Lines, Hudson Taylor, Sundara Karma, Kula Shaker, & more
plus Kelis, Maximo Park, The Sugarhill Gang, Band Of Skulls, Norman Jay, Shy FX, & more