headliners announced for Lounge On The Farm

The Streets, Ellie Goulding, & Echo and the Bunnymen

published: Thu 10th Feb 2011

The Streets

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July 2011
Merton Farm, Nackington Lane, Canterbury, CT4 7BA, England MAP
£105 for the weekend
last updated: Thu 30th Jun 2011

The Streets, Ellie Goulding, and Echo and the Bunnymen will headline this summer's Lounge on the Farm music festival.

The Streets
Lounge on the Farm which takes place at Merton Farm in Canterbury from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th of July 2011 have announced The Streets will headline Friday, Ellie Goulding tops the bill on Saturday, and Echo and the Bunnymen will bring the festival to a close.

This year see the festival add an outdoor Main Stage for the first time with five other stage including The Meadows Stage which this year replaces The Further Stage it will remain a haven for an eclectic mix of bands across the musical spectrum. Whilst at The Farm Folk Stage, festival-goers can laze away the day in the sun listening to bluegrass, Americana and traditional folk. The festival gives local bands and musicians a platform upon which to perform alongside established acts from round the country.

Additionally, The Sheep Dip Stage will be hosted by Moshi Moshi, Transgressive Records and Chess Club on subsequent nights, ensuring a slew of cutting-edge bands are presented. Meanwhile, The Cowshed – formerly the main stage of the festival – becomes The Hoe Down. The 2000 capacity tent, kitted out with state of the art sound systems, will turn into the most unique dance arena in the country, keeping the party going till the early hours.

An early bird adult weekend ticket is priced at £95, youth tickets (aged 13-17 on 09/07/2011) are priced at £82.50, child ticket (aged between 6-12 on 08/07/2011) are priced at £50, family tickets which allow entrance of 2 x adults and 2 x kids (aged 6 - 12 years) are priced at £265. A campervan/mobile caravan ticket is priced at £40. Kids aged 5 or under go for a nominal fee of £1.

An adult day ticket will be priced at £45, a youth day ticket will be priced at £44, a child day ticket is priced at £35. There are also student, student groups (of 10), and teacher offers available.

There is a deposit scheme for 2011 which allows tickets to be reserved for £40 per ticket.

Early bird tickets will go on sale Friday 18 February, and eFestivals will have links to buy them then.

Aside from the music, there will be plenty of amazing attractions including The Village Green with ciders, beers and food concessions where all the goods are sourced from within a 20 mile radius of the site, a solar cinema, there will also be the Little Lounge and Red Tent to keep the younger crowd occupied and the School Of Rock that will be unearthing Kent's future stars.

Lounge On The Farm also has The Meadow field which is an extension of everything Lounge On The Farm stands for. From an open air theatre stage and comedy, to a petting zoo, via pottery classes and foraging the Kentish countryside this is a slice of festival action with out the music.

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July 2011
Merton Farm, Nackington Lane, Canterbury, CT4 7BA, England MAP
£105 for the weekend
last updated: Thu 30th Jun 2011


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