Offering fun for all types, and ages the Village Pump Folk Festival is held beneath the Westbury White Horse and will celebrate the best in Folk, Roots and Acoustic music, taking place from Friday 24th until Sunday 26th July 2015, at the White Horse Country Park, in Wiltshire.
The patrons and their band Show of Hands will headline, alongside Keston Cobblers Club, Megson, Treacherous Orchestra, Oysterband, and Edward II. The full guest list also includes Sam Green & The Midnight Heist, Calan, The Spooky Men's Chorale, The Roving Crows, Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick, Barbara Dickson and Nick Holland, The Broonzies, False Lights, Mad Dog Mcrea, CoCo and the Butterfields, Wille and The Bandits, Ruarri Joseph, Allan Yn Y Fan, Mick Ryan & Paul Downes, The Carrivick Sisters, Cardboard Fox, Keith Christmas, Striding Edge, Jenna, Rob Lear, Bill Smarme & The Bizness, Up The Creek, Worry Dolls, Striding Edge, Phil Cooper, Kirsty Clinch, Leander Morales, Polly Barrett, Jackie and Felix Byrne, Gaz Brookfield, Foreign Affairs, and The Village Pump Choir.
Festival goers can also expect loads of workshops and The Village Pump Folk Quiz.
For the line-up details and day splits see the Village Pump Folk Festival line-up page.
Tickets are being sold on a tier system. Weekend tickets for the event are now available at Tier 3 prices of £120 adult. Tickets for 11-17 years olds are half price, child (aged 5-10 years) ticket is priced at £10, under 4s free of charge. This includes free camping.
Day tickets are priced at £30/£15 for the Friday and at £65/£35 for the Saturday or Sunday of the event.
Evening tickets are priced at £30 for an adult, £15 for youth (11-17) and £5 for child (5 – 10).
Expect children's entertainment, comedy, workshops, beer, trade stalls selling food, and informal sessions.
There will be two main stages. The first is a large marquee hosting established folk acts and the second which is housed within the country club and will be staging ceilidhs, up and coming acts and acts that suit a more intimate atmosphere. As well as these two main stages there will be a number of smaller sessions and family orientated tents as well as trade stands and bars.
Camping will be on a large, flat camping field which will allow festival goers on site from Thursday 23rd July. The campsite is a short walk from the main arena, but if you would prefer not to walk, there will be a shuttle bus running every day.
Fun with the family
Village Pump Folk Festival offers a fun-packed family programme designed to entertain the whole family including the first Village Pump performance of Megson’s Family Folk Show, Francis Maxey, Mr. Brown’s Pig, Dangerous Dave of Noisy Oyster, PC Wolly Wobbler, Professor Eek, Kooky The Clown, Gill’s Parachute Games and there’s Kate’s Krafts where everyone can get involved in some hands on arty fun, and family Ceilidhs.
The parking is near the campsite.
There will be more information here when available.
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