OnBlackheath takes place on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September 2014 on the green space of London's Blackheath Common.
Headlining Massive Attack (Saturday) and Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls (Sunday).
Other Main Stage acts include Grace Jones, Aloe Blacc, Young Fathers, Joe Goddard (Hot Chip, Imelda May, Levellers, Athlete, and Slow Club. DJ Gilles Peterson will be curating the Worldwide Stage on Saturday with Hiatus Kaiyote, BadBadNotGood, Swindle Live, Ibibio Sound Machine, Zara McFarlane, Anushka, and DJ slots to be announced soon.
Rhys Lewis and The Relics won the nationwide search to find the next big act to play OnBlackheath Festival on the Sunday.
Heavenly Recordings will curate the second stage on the Sunday with acts including Radiophonic Workshop, Stealing Sheep, Charlie Boyer and the Voyeurs, The Wytches, Kid Wave and a DJ set from Don Letts.
For the line-up details click here.
Tickets are priced at £99 for an adult 2-day weekend ticket, and £60 for a child (aged 5-15 years) 2-day weekend ticket, with children aged under 5 years able to attend for free. An adult day ticket for either day is priced at £57.50, and under 16s day ticket is priced at £35. Kids under 12 are FREE on Sunday.
As well as the music line-up, OnBlackheath offers a food experience, with a food stage which will feature Michelin starred chefs Richard Bainbridge, Simon Hulstone, Adam Simmonds, Jack Stein, Neil Rankin, Carl Clarke, Meringue Girls and he Chiappa Sisters. The chefs will not only be creating dishes with their preferred local produce on the Food Stage, but will also appear in the ‘Chef Club’ hosted by the Sunday Times’ Chef Gizzi Erskine. During the chef’s hour takeover in the Club, guests will have the oppurtunity to enjoy two dishes and accompanying drink showcasing each chef’s style and ethos. Plus attractions including a silent disco, street & fringe theatre, street food, Farmers Market, mixology demonstrations and drinks from local brewers including London-based craft brewery, Meantime Brewing Company.
Kids Fun Factory
The festival will also offer interactive fun, games, workshops, entertainment and activities for kids (and adults) of all ages at the festival. These include learning hoola hooping with Marawa the Amazing and her team of hooping Majorettes; The Flying Seagull Project and their team of travelling musical clowns; a Village Fete (complete with town crier) with sack races, egg and spoon races and tug-o-war; the Swing Patrol and their swing dance classes; re-mix Massive Attack tracks, learn beat-boxing and do graffiti t-shirt design workshops with the crew from the Urban Arts Experience… and a whole lot more.
More information will be here when available.
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