One Love Festival 2011

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st August 2011
Hainault Forest Country Park, London, England MAP
£110 for adult weekend tickets (including camping), teenager (14-17) £90, children £55
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Tue 16th Aug 2011

Now in its fourth year, One Love festival, happens from Friday 19th until Sunday 21st August 2011, and returns to Hainault Forest Country Park, in London.


Acts confirmed include Linval Thompson, Dawn Penn, Finley Quaye, Dennis Alcapone, David Rodigan, Dub Incorporation, Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band, Ken Boothe OD, Andrew Tosh, DubMastor feat. Eek-A-Mouse, Wailing Souls, JazZstePpa, Tippa Irie And The Far East Band, Don Campbell, Blood Shanti and the Shanti-ites, Danakil, Yaz Alexander, Lovella Ellis, Troy Ellis & The Hail Jamaica Reggae Band, The Skints, Hikoikoi, Faadaras And The Majestics, Progression, New Town Kings, Simon Mandala and the Mandala-Mystics, Mad Professor, Clint Eastwood & General Saint, Congo Natty aka Rebel MC,Tenor Fly, The Scientist, Tosh 1, Christopher Ellis, and many more.

Trevor Sax and Musclehead who will operate the King Saxon international Sound System Marquee. Also announced are Bush Chemists and King General, Unity Hi-Fi, Rogue State, Ark Ital Sound, Deadly Hunta, Earl Gateshead, Trojan Sound System, Nick Manasseh, Disciples, Instrument of Jah Sound System, Aruba Red, Dr Meaker, Iration Steppas, Gaudi, Dan Man, Digitaldubs & Dada Yute, Demolition Man, Dubkasm, King Tubby's Hi Fi, Rudy Alba, Reggae Rockers with Ramon Judah, Jamie Irie, The Roots Brothers, Dub Renaissance, and many more.

One Love will also welcome Strummerville the acoustic campsite circle. The circle will be based in the campsite field. Performing around the campfire will be acoustic sessions from Strummerville.

There are more acts still to be announced. For the line-up details as available please click here.


Created in recognition of one of the worlds greatest ever rock gig, Bob Marley's famous 1978 'One Love' concert, the One Love Festival is the UK's only annual Reggae Camping Festival.


Early bird tickets are no longer available. Tickets priced as follows:
Weekend tickets including camping adults £110, Teenager (14-17 years)/Student £90, children (13 and Under - Under 5yrs free) £55, and family tickets are priced at £260 (2 adult, 2 Children).
Day tickets are priced at £60 for Friday/Saturday and £50 for Sunday for adults. Teen day tickets are £50 for Friday/Saturday, and £40 for Sunday. Children day tickets are £30 for Friday/Saturday, and £20 for Sunday.
Live in vehicles are priced at £36 per vehicle.
Car park ticket £5.
Children aged under 13 must be accompanied by adults.

To buy tickets, click here.

On site

One Love offers festival goers hundreds of performing artists and visual DJs, playing a selection of Reggae, Dub, and Electronic music. Staged amongst four music areas, the festival will also bring a whole host of additional entertainment, including a new healing and green field area, body and soul tent, spoken word area, workshops and lectures. A Caribbean Carnival Procession, larger campsite, Fair Trade Village, food from around the world, market stalls selling a range of craft and wares and more.

This year sees the festival team-up with the Marley family owned Marley Beverage Company and their relaxation drinks, Marley's Mellow Mood, as headline sponsor. The brand is also using One Love as an opportunity to raise awareness of the Marley's official charitable platform (to which a portion of all Marley¹s Mellow Mood sales are donated). Commenting on the collaboration of Marley's Mellow Mood and 1Love.Org, Cedella Marley, Bob's daughter, said, "Marley's Mellow Mood helps move my family's mission forward with the principles of our father's belief in that calm breeds peace, respect and love, while helps pay those messages forward."


This site offers 24-hour secure camping, doubling the campsite from last year. There's a separate family and quiet area that is secure and facilities include compost toilets.

Soul Rebel Performance area

New for 2011 confirmed artists so far include The Cirque du Manc Mistresse Dance Troupe, Hula Hoop Party Workshop, Chris Brown - Town Mayor's Serjant & Crier of Wimborne Minster, Riddim Squad Uk, Colin Grant 'Spoken Word', Rudy Alba, Hot Dub Bikini Party, Lou La Purr Hula Hoop , Spoken word poetry - Spacegirl's Poetry Salon, Hyperpotamus, Elliot MC, East Park Reggae Collective, Ank Steady poetry, Jimi Winstone the human beatbox, Coffee and Sponge Art Lessons.

Trees of Tranquility Healing Area

Returning after a two year absence and set deep within the trees this area features Nikki Faeire Biz Healing with Crystals and Raki Readings, Chakra Balancing Healing, Pink Monkey Massage, Neville Tai Chi workshops, Osteopathy, Mediumship, Acupuncture, Shiatsu, Indian Head Massage, Hopi Ear Candles, Thai Massage plus many more.


Please note that no bottles, cans, containers, alcohol, food, chairs, tables, or picnic equipment may be brought into the arena, any found will be confiscated. Water and non-alcoholic drinks in plastic bottles with unbroken seals up to 500ml are permitted.


The Festival has also kept true to its environmental roots, boasting 100% compost toilets, a target of 80% recycling, solar showers within the campsite and suitable noise management policies­ including the infamous Silent Disco.

Getting there

Just an hour's train journey from London, and 5 minutes drive from the A22 One Love Festival is set within 70 acres of organic countryside that has a Farm Shop selling local farm produce and daily papers for morning campers, with farm tours, and country meadow walks.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st August 2011
Hainault Forest Country Park, London, England MAP
£110 for adult weekend tickets (including camping), teenager (14-17) £90, children £55
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Tue 16th Aug 2011

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