Now entering its 5th year and returning over three days, Strawberry Fields Festival takes place in the East Midlands countryside at a place renowned locally for its strawberry picking this festival offers a multi staged line-up of international and local acts, and is held on Friday 8th to Sunday 10th August 2014 at Cattow Farm in Heather, Leicestershire.
Main stage headliners DJ Yoda, Reverend And The Makers, and Goldie Lookin' Chain, are joined by The Rifles, Catfish & The Bottlemen, The Family Rain, Dexters, The Struts, Racing Glaciers, The Swiines, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Twisted Wheel, By The Rivers, Hidden Charms, and The Koo.
Headlining the Dance Stage are Jaymo and Andy George, Old Skool Community, and Steve Lawler, and his 'Vive Warriors' with Detlef, Anek, Randall M, and Smak Pony. Sunday's headliner is Altern8's Mark Archer who tops a bill including Shock C, Kella, Cybergroove, Neo-Funk, Mogwai, Mark Pemberton, Gary O'Donnell, Delite, and Steely Dan.
Also confirmed to appear over the weekend are Big Fish Little Fish, No Way Pedro, 2 Dark Horses, Darcie Dimples, Silent Code, Leon Hunt, Diggy, Baller-B, Rap-torial, Just James, Boston Green, Colin Dale, Darren Mills, Drive & Hedgehog, and Mark Gardner & Steve Morley.
The Octopus’s Garden Children’s Area will include arts and crafts, workshops, dance classes, gymnastics, story telling, theatee, circus skills & acrobatics, grafitti art, and more.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.
Tier 3 adult (16+) tickets are priced at £87.50 and include admission to the whole weekend, 3 nights camping, and free parking. A teen aged 12 to 15 years ticket is priced at £62, and children under 12 can attend for a £1. A campervan/caravan pitch ticket is priced at £30, or £60 with electric hook up. Day tickets are priced at £45 per day.
Apart from the quality musical experience, Strawberry Fields Festival hosts a vintage clothes fair (Strawberry Glam), has a fun fair, onsite hair and make-up artists, a theatre production company, live art demonstrations from some of the UK's graffiti artists, rest and relaxation in the Healing Zone, a chance to get intimate at the Poetry Brothel, a Festaxi service, and festival glamping.
This year organisers have expanded the Octopus' Garden, the kids and family are that will be home to circus skills, street dance lessons, fun fairm jewellery making, Bollywood dance workshop, story telling, giant sand pit, face painting, Kimble's Music And Movement, dance offs, puppet show, Battle Of The Bands, Dream Catcher making, and more. All kids ticket proceeds are being donated to the NSPCC.
More information will be here when available.
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