Twinwood Festival 2018

Friday 24th to Monday 27th August 2018
Glenn Miller Museum & Twinwood Arena, Twinwood Rd, Clapham, Bedfordshire, MK41 6AB, England MAP
£109 for the weekend + camping
Daily capacity: 10,000
Last updated: Fri 13th Jul 2018

The 17th Twinwood Festival incorporates the Glenn Miller Festival of Swing Jazz & Jive, featuring music from the 40s, 50s and beyond along with air displays, hangar dances, fashion shows, comedy shows, trade stalls, food and bars, museums, living history, classic vehicles, camping and more.

Twinwood Festival is confirmed for Friday 24th until Monday 27th August 2018, and takes place at the RAF Twinwood Airfield and Twinwood Arena, near Bedford.


Expect around 60 vintage music acts spread over eleven themed venues.

Confirmed so far are:

Friday: Kai Hoffman & Her Kombo; The Fabulous Hurricanes; The Paul Da Vinci Explosion Show; Hip Cat Express (Northern Soul DJ); Paul Claydon (1940s Swing DJ); Strolling' Steve (1950s RnR DJ); Simon Moon (1960s DJ); Radio Flyer;

Saturday: The Electric Swing Circus; Natty Congeroo & The Flames of Rhythm; The Glenn Miller Orchestra; Steve Halliday's Elvis; Rebel Dean & The Star Cats; The Swing Ninjas; The Urban Voodoo Machine; Down for the Count Swing Orchestra; Noble Jacks; The Firebirds; Joey & The Jivers; Sara Spade & The Noisy Boys; Race with the Devil; The Swing Commanders; Nell & The Hot Mess Muggers; Richie & The Rockets; The Honeymoon Trio; Kieran Towers & Charlotte Carrivick; Champagne Charlie & The Bubbly Boys; Coco Boheme; Still-Moving DJs; Dusty Limits; Lynda Styan & Anthony Mason; Cambs & Beds Lindyhop Experience; Chris Reynolds (1940s Swing DJ); Strollin' Steve (1950s RnR DJ); Simon Moon (1960s DJ); Hip Cat Express (Northern Soul DJ); Radio Flyer; Carradine's Cockney Sing-a-long; Professor Queen-Bee

Sunday: The Bootleg Beatles; Peter Donegan & The Lonnie Donegan Band; The Chicago Stompers; Mudibu & The Jezebel Sextet; Sticky Wicket & His Swing Orchestra; Jackson Sloane & The Rhythmtones; Henri Herbert & The Fury; Sara Spade & The Noisy Boys; Worry Dolls; Thunderbridge Bluegrass; Coco Boheme; Johnny & The Jailbirds; The Rip-Roaring Success; Vintage; The Downtown Daddyos; Nell & The Hot Mess Muggers; The Goat Roper Rodeo Band; The Swing Ninjas; The Honeymoon Trio; Dusty Limits; Chris Reynolds (1940s Swing DJ), Strollin' Steve (1950s RnR DJ), Simon Moon (1960s DJ); Hip Cat Express (Northern Soul DJ); Still-Moving DJs; Cambs & Beds Lindyhop Experience; Carradine's Cockney Sing-a-Long; Professor Queen-Bee; Lynda Styan & Anthony Mason; Radio Flyer.

More acts are still be announced for each day.


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Tickets are priced as follows:
Child prices valid for Children between 5 and 16 years. Under 5's Free.
ADULT: £109 Weekend, £49 Saturday, £49 Sunday, £29 Monday
CHILD: £15 Weekend, £8 for Saturday, Sunday, or Monday
There's also a Monday family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) available for £59.

The festival offers on site camping in its comfy and picturesque campsites as well as glamourous glamping packages! Tickets are available as both weekend and day passes.


Camping, caravan and motorhome pitches are also available, priced from £65 per itch.

Please note - Motorhomes must be shorter than 30 foot in length, and lighter than 5 tonnes. They cannot accommodate motorhomes that are larger than this. Only one vehicle is permitted per pitch. (Extra vehicles must park in the public carpark)..

For those who are able to come earlier they will allow the pitching up of caravans and tents from mid-day on Thursday until midday Tuesday. Please note that organisers cannot guarantee that the showers and some toilets will be installed by Thursday, but the permanent toilet block will be open. Also the Camp Site Shop will not open until Saturday morning.


As well as music the festival offers it’s visitors a huge array of vintage and retro stalls making it an absolute must for lovers of vintage fashion! There will also be several vintage beauty salons, a men’s barbers, museums, classic cars, dance lessons, bars, clubs, food vendors on site.

There will be more information here when available.

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