A festival of largely acoustic folk and world music, but also some dancey stuff. It has a lovely chilled atmosphere, and is child-friendly, all set on a gorgeous site in lovely Victorian pleasure gardens with a free campsite next door.
The festival grounds include an exotic global bazaar and cuisine from around the world.
Acts confirmed for 2003 include:
Thursday - Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Friday - Shooglenifty
Saturday - Oysterband
Although days and times aren't finalised yet, musicians from all around the world are expected to play. For the rest of the confirmed line-ups, please click here. More acts and exact details will be announced soon.
There are lots of activities to keep the children entertained with over 75 workshops, events and storytelling sessions culminating in a carnival procession around the gardens on Sunday afternoon.
There are only tickets now available for Friday or Sunday - phone 023 8071 1820 to buy.
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