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 22nd until Sunday 24th July 2016, at the White Horse Country Park, in Wiltshire.
The Proclaimers, The Neville Staple Band, Breabach, Martin Simpson & Dom Flemens, The Phil Beer Band, Gigspanner, Barluath, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Andy Kershaw, Mark Radcliffe Galleon Blast, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Lynched, Fara, Reg Meuross, Charlie Dore & Julian Litmann, Keith Christmas, Keston Cobblers Club, The Willows, Steve Tilston, Harp and A Monkey, Hannah Sanders, Rob Lear Band, Big Mama & The Misfits, The Yirdbards, Phil Cooper, Andy Fawthrop, Silver Street Band, Pat Smith & Ned Clamp, Helena Softley Rosie Upton & Pete McGregor, After Aura, Stonegallows, and Milverton Music Club.
Plus a dance programme including Ceilidhs with Spill The Whisky & Out Of Hand, Holt Morris, White Horse Morris, and a family programme including Kooky, Wolly, Francis Maxey, Professor Eek Kates Krafts, Katie Morgan, and Paul Darbys Nature Ramble.
The early bird offer has ended, weekend tickets for the event are now available priced at £120 per 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.
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 21st 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 arty fun, and family Ceilidhs.
The parking is near the campsite.
There will be more information here when available.
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