Nozstock Festival 2011

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2011
The Farm, Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS, England MAP
£75 weekend with camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 29th Jun 2011

Nozstock 2008

An intimate family run festival of performing arts, which takes place every summer, and offers rock, indie, classical, folk and blues over the main stages and there is also a more alternative and relaxed stage, plus crazy theatre and top notch talent.

Nozstock Festival takes place at a farm near Bromyard, Herefordshire from Friday 29th until Sunday 31st July 2011.

It is colourful, unique, crazy and thrilling incorporating four stages, three dance arenas, a theatre and comedy area with round the clock giggles and a new kind of burlesque glamour, cinema, kids corner, two bars, food and drink, diverse stalls and circus skills.

Line-up

Acts confirmed include Alabama 3, The Jim Jones Revue, The Bad Shepherds, C.W. Stoneking, The Wurzels, Sonic Boom Six, Spunge, Life In Film, Catch It Kebabs, The Misers, Zebedy Rays, BSN:420, Galanastra, We Steal Thieves, Tako Lako, Nicholas Stevenson, Stagecoach, Ricky Cool and the Hoola Boola Boys, Foreign Beggars, Andy C, Toddla T, Netsky, Alix Perez, Reso, Borgore, The Correspondents, Icicle, DC Breaks, MC GQ, MC Serocee, MC Remidy, Jazzsteppa, Dub Mafia, Laid Blak, Dr Meaker, The Anomalies, Dub Boy, Amoss, Octo-Pi, and many more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Tickets

The early bird offer has ended. An adult weekend ticket with camping is priced at £75. Children aged 12 years and under can attend for free. A teen weekend ticket (13-17 yrs old) is priced at £55 (16s and under must be accompanied by adult). A camper/Live-in vehicle pass is priced at £28 (Camper Van passes must be bought before the festival), and a car park pass is priced at £5 in advance. To buy tickets, click here.

On site

The 5,000 capacity Nozstock offers eight main stages of entertainment, intimate areas of theatre and more. As well as an acoustic area and bars and café nestled amidst the trees and surrounded by colour, art and madness, expect two dance arenas providing hip hop, drum 'n' bass and trance through to the early hours. A new beefy soundsystem in the Cubicles for the dnb & dubstep. Expect some more surprises in 2011.

The festival as well as better soundsystems Nozstock offers a range of stalls, bars selling cocktails, local ales and ciders, and food outlets plus boutique camping & tipis, and a Supermarche selling all useful supplies for the festival camper. The event offers a range of workshops - free standing, comedy, theatre, arts & crafts, kids, a cinetent, an arts & craft area with sculptures, little Wonderland Kids' Area offering all weekend entertainment for 12s and under, and a chance to jam around the wood fire.

Nozstock's main arena, 'The Hidden Valley', is landscaped around a ramshackle Tudor farmhouse which sits in the centre of the festival site. Here you'll find The 'Garden Stage', which hosts an array of eclectic artists with an electronic emphasis post-sundown. 'The Orchard' boasts the bigger names and party bands and the 'Bandstand' offers experimental electro-acoustica from diverse and unsigned artists.

The converted cowsheds include the 'Cubicles', with sub-thumping drum 'n' bass and dubstep, beside it the Bullpen, offers knees-up housey beats and alternative dance. 'The Coppice' hosts Tribe of Frog. There's also the 'Bantam of the Opera Theatre' which explores another world with live performance, workshops and after-dark experimental cabaret while 'Laughing Stock' bills comedians.

Kids' entertainment occurs off the beaten track and over the bridge where the 'Dingle' is programmed with workshops, theatre, and opportunities to get interactive. Whislts the 'Cinetent' offers late night short films or music videos.

Fancy dress theme

This year's fancy dress theme is 'Twisted Carnival', and festival goers are encouraged to dress up.

Getting there

Gates open at 10am from Friday 29th July. Shuttle services will be on offer from local town Bromyard and to and from Hereford and Worcester before and after the festival.

Last year the festival was hit by heavy rain and this year there have been improvements including new roads for easier on and offsite access.

Video

Here is a short eFestivals film about 2010's Nozstock festival.



There will be more information here when available.

Nozstock 2008

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2011
The Farm, Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS, England MAP
£75 weekend with camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 29th Jun 2011


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