Madness have announced they are to headline their own festival in London this summer. House of Common, a one-day event on August bank holiday will take place on Clapham Common on Monday 29th August 2016 from noon until 10.30pm.
They will be joined by 20 like-minded bands and DJs on 2 stages all chosen by Madness - the full line-up includes Toots & The Maytals, David Rodigan, Norman Jay, Lee Scratch Perry, Congo Natty & UK All Stars, Hot 8 Brass Band, Craig Charles, Terry Farley, Spring King, Toddla T, Rob da Bank, Reggae Roast, Mike Skinner & Murkage present Tonga, Ms Dynamite, and Kiko Bun.
Tickets are priced at £45. Each ticket holding Adult can bring up to TWO Children (0-10 yrs) free of charge. When booking an adult ticket, the option to add two free child tickets is available. 10 yrs & under enter free accompanied by a ticket holding Adult (18 yrs & over). 11-15 yrs & under pay full price but MUST be accompanied by a ticket holding adult (18 yrs and over). 16-17 yrs pay full price and do not need to be accompanied. ID is advisable.
Minor Madness is dedicated to kids (and their accompanying grown-ups) at the festival and will be located under a huge undercover area with a special House of Fun play garden, giant funky inflatables, kids rides and activities throughout the day.
Kids entertainment comes from Jak Poore, James Campbell and Rave-A-Roo featuring stars of Nick Jr., Go!Go!Go!.
The 'wendy' House of Fun and carpeted garden allow children to engage in a world of physical play. As well as energetic games, stories and workshops, activities the will be a chance to try colourful crafts, participation performance and music. Plus sporty games for older children and their families on the age-appropriate inflatable assault courses and giant slide. There are chill-out zones, Duplo area, the biggest story-telling picnic blanket and a dedicated bambino bell-tent (in a quieter part of the garden) with baby toys and baby changing facilities.
Clean, safe, and fun, Minor Madness will accommodate those onsite who want to enjoy some family madness together. Facilities include a handy buggy park, plus coffee and child-friendly snacks.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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