The Stranglers, Cast, Saw Doctors, and The Damned for Solfest

plus Kate Rusby, Rory McLeod, 3 Daft Monkeys, and more

published: Thu 10th Mar 2011

The Stranglers

Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2011
Tarnside Farm, Tarns, Silloth, nr Aspatria, Cumbria, England MAP
£89 adult weekend; young person (12-16yrs) £62, child (6-11yrs) £25, upto 5yrs free
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Fri 12th Aug 2011

The Stranglers, Cast, The Saw Doctors, and The Damned lead the first acts announced for Solfest set between the Solway Firth and the Lake District mountains in picturesque West Cumbria.

The Stranglers
Joining them on the main stage line-up are Kate Rusby, Camille O'Sullivan, Wilko Johnson, Mostly Autumn, Lau, Kanda Bongo Man, Po' Girl, The Travelling Band, Bikini Beach Band, Pikey Beatz, and Room Full of Owls.

The first acts announced for the Drystone Stage are Rory McLeod, 3 Daft Monkeys, Sharks Took The Rest, Super Best Friends Club, The Blind Hearts, and Mostly Acoustic Cumbria.

There are still many more acts to be announced for the eighth Solfest which takes place on August Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2011.

Solfest is ran almost entirely by a group of volunteers whose aim has always been to create a festival where all generations of family can relax together, where young and old can find entertainment around every corner.

The festival includes free camping, free parking (next to your tent), plenty of food from around the world, a licensed bar (or you can bring your own), sculptures, a healing area, adult workshops, craft stalls, walkabout performances and theatre, a baby area, fire performances, an acoustic music session tent, and more.

An adult ticket is priced at £89 and a young persons (aged 12-16 years) is priced at £62. A Thurday camping ticket is priced at £10, a child (aged 6-11 years) ticket is priced at £25, and a child under 5 ticket is priced at £1. To buy tickets, click here.


Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2011
Tarnside Farm, Tarns, Silloth, nr Aspatria, Cumbria, England MAP
£89 adult weekend; young person (12-16yrs) £62, child (6-11yrs) £25, upto 5yrs free
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Fri 12th Aug 2011


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