Lechlade Festival 2013

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May 2013
Riverside Park, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, GL7 3AQ, England MAP
£35 for the weekend
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Fri 10th May 2013

The third annual family friendly Lechlade Festival takes place on the banks of the Thames at Riverside Park, Lechlade, in Gloucestershire over three days this year from the afternoon of Friday 24th until Sunday 26th May 2013.

Line-up

The latest addition is The Cadbury Sisters.

The Robbie Boyd Band, Damn Vandals, Whole Lotta Led, Police Dog Hogan, Josephine and The Artizans, The Roadhouse Roosters, Profoundly Blue, Missin' Rosie, Canary Swing, Reprise, The Yearning, Bateleurs, Flutatious, Pirate Party Brigade, Tramp Aviators, Avert Francis, The Lights, C U Tuesday, Military Wives Choir, Benji Clements, Jet Pack, The Vooz, Peerless Pirates, Kingslake Keegan & Gower, Frankensteins Lobster, Ethemia, Chalice, This Wicked Tongue, Charlie Baxter, The Costellos, Bambi Killers, The Concept, Ballero's Bazaar, The Flex, The Black Tears, Brickwork Lizards, Charlie-Anne, Emmet Brown, Franklin & James, Henry Bateman, Moscow Magazine, The Black Feathers, Swindlestock, Jady Mirror, Danny and the Champions of the World as the headline act on Sunday night. Plus George Montague, and BBC Introducing additions George Ezra, Sam Brookes, and Hot Feet.

In addition, there will be a Burlesque Revue, Camping, Real Ales, Ciders & Food, appearances from Children's authors, Storytelling, Glamping, 'Have a Go' Crafts, Poetry and a mini Food Village.

Burlesque Revue

The Halfpenny Tent line-up stars Missy Malone, Desmond O'Connor, Cherry Shakewell, Millie Dollar, Scarlett Daggers, and Edd Muir with titillating burlesque performances, comedy routines, cabaret and music. Prepare to be teased, tantalised and thoroughly entertained!

Tickets

Tickets are priced at £35 for 3 days. Children aged 16 years and under can attend free. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult bearing a valid ticket. To buy tickets, click here.

Audition gigs

Lechlade Music Festival announced dates for Audition gigs to be held over the autumn and winter. Bands and performers could apply to play at the audition gigs. Young talent is important to the festival organisers; a long term aim is to raise funds for a local young person to benefit from music education.

Authors and poets

The 3rd Lechlade Music Festival will welcome award winning authors and poets in a new area at the Festival, these include Jill Hucklesby, and KJ Wignall.

Workshops

Workshops taking place throughout the 3 day event include batik, face & body painting, poetry, belly dancing and 'The Paint Lab' – a free painting zone. For adults, Somerset based poet Paul Tobin will be running poetry workshops on both Saturday and Sunday and there will be belly dancing workshops throughout the weekend.

More info

Lechlade is situated on the Thames approximately 13 miles east of Cirencester, 12 miles north of Swindon and 25 miles west of Oxford.

This family music festival will feature more workshops, increased camping, a food village, funfair, real ales, stalls, and more. Children 12 and under go free.

The festival includes a beer festival offering a range of ales, with guest beers from other local breweries sitting alongside the Halfpenny Brewery's own CAMRA award winning ales and the new ales introduced by the Old Forge.

There's plenty of family fun available with activities for kids including Bungee Trampolines, Inflatable Circus Slide, Helter Skelter, Mini Roundabout Ride, Fairground Games, traditional candy floss, and more.

The campsite is located within the Festival site and adjacent to the Festival Arena.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May 2013
Riverside Park, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, GL7 3AQ, England MAP
£35 for the weekend
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Fri 10th May 2013


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