This thriving major folk arts festival, returns to celebrate it's 52nd year, returning for a 2nd year to their new home in fields at Thame Showground, Oxfordshire.
The dates for 2016 are confirmed as the Bank Holiday weekend of Friday 26th to Monday 29th August.
Towersey has developed in the last few years from a very Folky event into a more eclectic festival with a fair amount of World and broader acoustic music, singer songwriters stage, poetry, street theatre etc.
Billy Bragg, The Wonder Stuff, Kate Rusby, Midge Ure are the first headline acts, plus The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain, Tom Robinson, Edward II, 9 Bach, The Young'Uns, Nizlopi, Nell Bryden, Roy Bailey, Rusty Shackle, Nancy Kerr, James Fagan, Rusty Shackle, Kris Drever and Ian Carr, Andy Kershaw, Damien O'Kane, Holy Moly & the Crackers, Luke Concannon, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, Nancy Kerr & James Fagan, Lynched, Rory McLeod & the Familiar Strangers, The Urban Folk Quartet, Bob Fox, Chris Sherburn & Denny Bartley, Jez Lowe, Conservatoire Folk Ensemble, Georgia Shackleton Trio, Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe, Tickled Pink, Whapweasel, The Bismarcks, Cock And Bull Band, English Contra Dance Band, Jeramiah Ferrari, Lasair, Heron Valley, John Dipper and Dave Malkin, Ma Polaine's Great Decline, Exmouth Shanty Men, Jules Moberly, Tautas Roks, The Rip Roaring Success, Trad Arrr, and Urban Folk Theory with many more still to be announced..
There will be a packed programme of folk and roots music, ceilidhs, international dance teams, family entertainers, workshops and a Children's Festival which incorporates entertainment, music, puppetry, circus skills and craft workshops.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available see the Towersey line-up page.
Tier 1 and 2 priced tickets have already sold out. Adult Day tickets from £40, Youth £28, Child £18 and under 5s free.
Tier 3 offer tickets are priced as follows:
Adult £126 (Camping £25 extra)
Youth (12-17yrs) £88 (Camping £25 extra)
Child (5-11yrs) £57 (Camping no extra)
Tickets for children aged under 5 are free - they must be ticketed.
This year's theme for the Ceilidh has not yet been confirmed.
More information will be here when available.
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