Wilkswood Reggae Festival is returning for its third year, showcasing a range of the best reggae acts from the UK and abroad, Dubwood is located in the Purbeck countryside near Swanage in Dorset.
Expect a line-up of live acts and soundsystems.
Confirmed acts include Earl 16, and Carroll Thompson (both backed by The Uppercut Band), General Levy & Joe Ariwa, Lee Scratch Perry, Mad Professor, ChainSka Brassika, Dubheart, Don Fe, Blackout Ja, Mikey General, and more.
For the line-up details including stage splits please see the line-up page.
The Jah Spirit Stage presents an eclectic array of acoustic acts, DJs, poets, spoken word performers and comedians. This year the performers include acclaimed author Kei Miller, DJ Dapper Dan (the ‘Reggae Town Crier’), Bournemouth’s Poet Laureate Myriam San Marco, DJ Ted at the Controls and singer/songwiter Alex Hedley.
Tickets are on sale with the following prices
Adult 3-day with camping: £120
Age 13-17: £60
Age 3-12: £20
There's limited day tickets available, too.
The main stages area and bar are undercover, in a farm shed (with hard standing) so you won't get wet if it rains.
There's a small but adequate number of food stalls, including great Caribbean from the Jerkshak from The Scott Arms in Kingston. The beer is at decent prices.
The campsite has spectacular country and sea views, tho is a bit slopey, with some places worse than others.
More information will be here when available.
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