eFestivals exclusive: first main stage acts for Bearded Theory 2012

Show of Hands, Chumbawamba, RDF, The Selecter, and more

published: Thu 15th Sep 2011

Show Of Hands

Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May 2012
Kedleston Hall Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH, England MAP
£74 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 9th May 2012

eFestivals can exclusively reveal the first acts confirmed for the main stage for the fifth Bearded Theory which takes place from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May 2012.


Show Of Hands
Show Of Hands
The Main Stage line up is almost done and we are delighted to announce the first batch of bands gracing the grounds at Kedleston Hall Park, in Derbyshire. They are Show of Hands, Chumbawamba, Radical Dance Faction (RDF), The Selecter, The Urban Voodoo Machine, Credit to The Nation, The Popes, Random Hand, Kissmet, Imperial Leisure, Ferocious Dog, WitchDoktors, Rasta4Eyes, and The Travelling Band will all play over the weekend.

The remaining bands including the headliners will be announced over the next couple of months. The festival will features bands, DJs, poets, and comedians. The first acts to be confirmed were RoughNeck Riot, Tracy Jane Sullivan, Cracked Actors, Boot Hill All Stars, Karl Phillips & The Midnight Ramblers, Pronghorn, Back to the Planet, Los Albertos, and King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys, plus DJs Dr Quila, and House of Lydd. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Every year Bearded Theory attempts to break the world record for the most amount of people wearing a fancy dress beards in one place and at one time.

Tickets are now on sale with a weekend ticket priced at £74, 13-16 weekend tickets are priced at £40, 6-12 weekend tickets are priced at £25, children aged 5 and under are free and Family Tickets are priced at £190 (2 x adult & 2 x children). All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. No day tickets will be released for sale for the 2012 festival.

Well over a quarter of tickets for next year's festival have already been sold and there is a payment plan available where festival goers can pay for half of their ticket now and pay the rest in March 2012.

There will a charge for car parking of £5. Please note you will be charged £10 at the gate if you do not have a ticket. A campervan ticket is priced at £5.

To buy tickets click here.

Friday 18th to Sunday 20th May 2012
Kedleston Hall Park, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH, England MAP
£74 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 9th May 2012


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