exclusive: Robyn Hitchcock to celebrate Captain Beefheart at Wychwood

plus 3 Daft Monkeys, Delta Maid, ahab, and day tickets

published: Fri 21st Jan 2011

Robyn Hitchcock and the Psychedelic Trams

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June 2011
Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England MAP
adult weekend £115, concession weekend £90, youth (10-15yrs) £55, child (5-9yrs) £15, under 5's
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Fri 27th May 2011

eFestivals can exclusively reveal more of the line-up as well as heralding that day tickets are now on sale for the family-friendly Wychwood Festival 2011.

Robyn Hitchcock
To celebrate Captain Beefheart and his life on Earth, Robyn Hitchcock and his Imaginary Band will be performing the album 'Clear Spot' and other Beefheart compositions on Wychwood's main stage on Saturday.

Also joining the bill for the main stage are 3 Daft Monkeys on Friday, and Delta Maid on Sunday. Whilst confirmed for the Big Top are ahab, and The Beetroot Kings on Sunday, and Elfynn on Saturday.

They join the previously confirmed The Charlatans headlining Friday, Ian Anderson headlining Sunday, and The Wurzels, Norma Waterson and Eliza Carthy with The Gift Band, and Neville Staple with many more still to be announced.

As always, Wychwood is a festival of not only music, but crammed full of other things to see and do, from comedy to cinema, and from workshops to the healing gardens. The Children's Lit Fest also has some new additions with authors Ian Whybrow (Harry and the Dinosaurs and his new Harry series for 7+), Judith Kerr (Mogg the Cat books), and Cathy Hopkins (teenage girls stories) joining children's books author Jeremy Strong and illustrator Korky Paul who were already confirmed.

During Cathy Hopkins' session there's a chance for the audience to enjoy a pampering session with Lush.

There's also the return of The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, and t

The festival returns for the seventh year to Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June and has just launched their new website at www.wychwoodfestival.com.

An adult weekend ticket is priced at £115
Weekend disabled (2 for 1) ticket £115
Youth (aged 16-18)/concession weekend tickets £90
Child 10-15 year old weekend tickets are priced at £55
Children aged 5-9 years weekend ticket £15, and those under 5 can attend for free.

Day tickets are now available. Friday tickets are priced at £37 for adults, and £24 for Youth/Concession tickets. Saturday tickets are priced at £53 for adults, and £40 for Youth/Concession. Sunday tickets are priced at £43 for adults, and £30 for Youth/Concession. Day tickets for teens aged 10-15 years old are priced at £20 for any day. Children aged 5-9 years tickets are priced at £10, and children under 5 can attend for the day for free but need to be accompanied by a grown up.

A weekend camping pass is priced at £20, a concession/youth weekend camping pass is available at a price of £10. Children under 16 can camp for free, live in vehicle/campervan passes are priced at £35 per person.

To buy tickets, click here.

eFestivals is again proud to be a sponsor of Wychwood Music Festival in 2011, as part of our commitment to put 10% of our turnover back into festivals.

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June 2011
Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England MAP
adult weekend £115, concession weekend £90, youth (10-15yrs) £55, child (5-9yrs) £15, under 5's
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Fri 27th May 2011


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