Sunrise Celebration 2010

Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th June 2010
Gilcombe Farm, near Bruton, South Somerset, England MAP
adult £111.50, teen £70, child (5-15) £27
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 26th May 2010

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Featuring an inspiring mix of the very best in alternative culture, and continually committed to setting new standards in sustainability with an eclectic blend of dub, world, ska, electronica, dub-step, psy trance, breaks, reggae, folk, Balkan beats and all manner of stompingly good tunes from rising stars, established favourites and surprise collaborations, in line with Sunrises shining musical reputation.

Sunrise Celebration takes place from Thursday 3rd until Sunday 6th June 2010 and will return to it's new home, Lilcombe Farm near Bruton, an organic farm in South Somerset.


Confirmed acts include Zion Train, Mark Thomas, Rory Mcleod, Syd Arthur, Yearner Babies, Belleruche, Banco De Gaia (DJ Set), Nucleus Roots, Sheelanagig, Gentleman's Dub Club, Smerins Anti-Social Club, The Roots Union, ZubZub, The Correspondents, James Monro, Allaby, Tim Healey, King Porter Stomp, Cocos Lovers, Free Peace, Far Too Loud, Laughing Buddha, and Chameleon. For the line-up details, rumours, and stage splits, as available please click here

Stages are expected to include 'Spit n Sawdust' outdoor stage (making a return in 2010), Chai Wallahs, The Alchemical Chill, The Bimble Inn, Lost Horizons, Hurly Burly, Triban, The Zenith Dance Stage, Pussyfoot Cabaret, and The Invisible Circus.


The new Freedome Rebel Forum will host confirmed speakers including Mark Thomas, Theo Simons (of Seize the Day), Brian Viziondanz and members of TPUC, Charlie Veitch of the Love Police, Greg Sams, Jonathan Cainer, Mark Boyle of Freeconomy, Dr David Luke, Andy Letcher, and many more being confirmed.

On site

There will also be authentic carney vibes with The Invisible Circus and fairground rides, Conscious Cabaret, slam poetry, permaculture gardens, alternative technology work shops, solar cinema, sauna, hot tubs, tipi circle, sustainable living talks, workshops, healing sanctuary, central fire, walkabout performance, performance art, non-musical presentations, dress-up mayhem, dance, art installations, Astro speed dating, ethical fashion show, eco innovations, and organic food and drink.

The four-day festival has improved camping with permanent toilets and showers, caravan spaces, restaurant and coffee shop. There are clothes and craft stalls onsite, a vinyl and CD fair

The Happiness Machine will be illuminating the new circus arena by night, all be it in a slightly dark and twisted way, with a spectacular interactive environment and show parodying consumer culture and probing deeply into just what makes us tick.


The early bird ticket offer has now ended. Tickets are available priced as follows:
Adult Full Price £111.50
Teen (16-18yrs) £70
Full Price Child (5 - 15 yrs old inclusive) £27.50

Parking for cars is £16.50 per car
Campervan tickets are priced at £32.50 per vehicle (A campervan is defined as any vehicle you intend to sleep in for any part of the Festival)
Motorcycle tickets are priced at £5.50

To buy tickets, click here.

Ticket offer

For a limited time only, Bristol Ticket Shop have decided to run a booking-fee free day, all day on Saturday 1st May.

Kids area

Sunrise has a dedicated kids area (where adults will be allowed only as long as they behave themselves!) Features this year will include a new climbing wall, swingboats and rides, kids disco, circus and crafts workshops, parades, a maze, outdoor games and more. For the older kids there will be graffiti walls, breakdance, poetry slams, hip hop, circus shows and skills, bushcraft skills and lots more still to be confirmed.

Green ethos

The event is expected to be 100% ecologically powered, with a site-wide organic policy which also applies to alcohol. There are full camping facilities will be available including, showers, chemical & compost toilets.

Bus service

There is a free bus from the nearest train station, information regarding this will be distributed with the tickets.

More information will be here when available.

Sunrise Celebration @ The Big Chill (2)

Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th June 2010
Gilcombe Farm, near Bruton, South Somerset, England MAP
adult £111.50, teen £70, child (5-15) £27
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 26th May 2010

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