The Imagined Village for Larmer Tree

plus Smerins Anti-Social Club, Vid Warren, Morning Rush, & more

published: Mon 26th Mar 2012

The Imagined Village

Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th July 2012
Larmer Tree Gardens, near Tollard Royal (about 16 miles W of Salisbury), on the Wilts./Dorset border, SP5 5PT, England MAP
£190 for all 5 days (Thursday sold out)
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Mon 9th Jul 2012

The Imagined Village, are amongst the latest acts confirmed for the 22nd Larmer Tree Festival which takes place from Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th July 2012 at Larmer Tree Gardens.

The Imagined Village
The unusual folk collaboration collective were formed in 2004 by Simon Emmerson, and was a realization of his dream to assemble the cream of English folk musicians and singers to explore their musical roots. Expect acts of the calibre of Martin Carthy, Billy Bragg, Eliza Carthy and Chris Wood sharing the same stage on Sunday at Larmer Tree.

Also just booked are Larmer Tree regulars Smerins Anti-Social Club, and Vid Warren, Tom Short, Steve Knightly's nephew, and band Morning Rush, Raghu Dixit, Fatoumata Diawara, Boat To Row, Ali Warren, Fearne, Keston Cobblers Club, The Lasting Days, Thomas Ford, Red Sky July, and The Wishbones.

Thursday and Sunday's headliners are still to be announced. Festival regular Jools Holland and the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra returns to kick-start the festival on Wednesday as is traditional with his extra special guest to be announced in the new year. Friday's headliner has been announced as folk rockers and firm festival favourites Levellers. Saturday's headliners are Amadou & Mariam. Playing on Sunday will be the Cornish sea shanty choir The Fisherman's Friends. Tim Minchin will be headlining this year's comedy line-up on Thursday night performing on the main stage.

Also announced are Caravan Palace, The Correspondents, Gabrielle Aplin, By The Rivers, Mother Ukers, Edward II, Vintage Trouble, Akala, Hip Hop Shakespeare Company, Shlomo, Otis Gibbs, DJ Derek, Jason Ringenberg, The Urban Folk Quartet, The Wave Pictures, Crowns, Rachel Sermanni, Keston Cobblers Club, Still Moving DJs, Dub Pistols, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Churchfitters, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, BARD, Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, and JP Cooper.

There are still many more acts to be confirmed. There will be over over 80 acts playing in total across 6 stages. For the line-up details, and day splits, as available please click here.

An adult weekend ticket is priced at £190 for all 5 days, £165 for 4 days, and £140 for 3 days, there are Youth (age 11-17), and Child (age 5-10) options also available. Day tickets are priced from £36 to £60 dependant on day. Larmer Tree ticket prices include free parking and camping for tents, caravans and campervans and under 5's are free. The ticket price includes camping for the night(s) of the date(s) of a ticket.

To buy tickets, click here.



Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th July 2012
Larmer Tree Gardens, near Tollard Royal (about 16 miles W of Salisbury), on the Wilts./Dorset border, SP5 5PT, England MAP
£190 for all 5 days (Thursday sold out)
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Mon 9th Jul 2012


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