Public Image Ltd., Frank Turner, & Levellers to headline Beautfiul Days

first acts: Ian Anderson, Richard Thompson, The Waterboys, NMA, & more

published: Thu 1st Mar 2012

Public Image Ltd. (PiL)

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£120 for adult weekend tickets - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 13500
last updated: Mon 24th Mar 2014

Headliners Public Image Ltd. (PiL), Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, and Levellers lead the first acts for this summer's Beautiful Days, which takes place at Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012 with gates opening on the Thursday afternoon.


Public Image Ltd. (PiL)
Public Image Ltd
Public Image Limited will headline on Saturday, Frank Turner and his support band The Sleeping Souls will headline the main stage on Friday night, with festival founders Levellers who release the first track from new studio album 'Static On The Airwaves' next month will close the celebrations on the Sunday night, as is traditional followed by a firework spectacular.

Headlining The Big Top is Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson plays 'Thick as a Brick' where Ian Anderson commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the groundbreaking album playing it in its entirety for the first time since its original tour plus Texan quintet Midlake and guitar legend Richard Thompson.

Also announced for the Main Stage and Big Top are folk-rockers The Waterboys, New Model Army, Bellowhead, Inspiral Carpets, Alabama 3, Reel Big Fish, Dreadzone, Billy Bragg celebrates Woody Guthrie's 100th Birthday, The King Blues, Simon and Oscar (Ocean Colour Scene), Chris Wood, The Skints, 3 Daft Monkeys, Emily Barker and the Red Clay Halo, Larkin Poe, Peatbog Faeries, and The Travelling Band.

No acts have been announced yet for The Little Big Top, Bimble Inn, The Band Stand or the brand new Theatre Tent which will be hosting theatre, puppet and musical performances throughout the day and then stand-up comedy in the early evening. The festival's Sunday Theme is also still to be announced.

The tickets sell out to this popular festival, so don't hang about! Put together by the Levellers, Beautiful Days is an old-style festival featuring quality acts old and new.

An adult weekend camping ticket is priced £120, child (10 to under 16 years of age) weekend camping tickets are £60, children aged 5 to under 10's weekend camping tickets are £30 and under 5's weekend camping tickets are £5. Campervan passes are £40 and car routing/parking passes are £15. On the Fiddle Members will be entitled to a £10 discount on adult weekend tickets (2 per member) from Monday 3rd October up until 31 December. There will be no day tickets available.

To buy tickets, click here.

Tickets entitle the holder to camp on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. The festival will once again be offering free tickets for carers, disabled/flat camping and parking - all of which must be booked in advance. For information about disabled access please email info@beautifuldays.org with 'ACCESS' in the subject line. The festival is striving to be as accessible as possible. Please email with any queries or requests and they will do their best to assist you.

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£120 for adult weekend tickets - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 13500
last updated: Mon 24th Mar 2014


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