The complete line-up has been confirmed for Standon Calling.
Owlsworld present The Folk Stage, with barn-storming Ceilidh hoe down collective Cut a Shine, Urusen, Scarlet & The Wilderness, Beatrix Players, Suburban Dirts, and many more.
Other line-up additions are Cosmo (Cosmodelica), The Yearners, Daddy Nature, WOZ, Figures, Belakiss, Mary Epworth , Hawk Eyes, Fractures, Z Star, Crybaby, Keltrix, Jonny Kearney & Lucy Farrell, Lips Choir, Trenton and Free Radical, Delirium Tremens, Maddox, The Graveltones, Lovepark, Handshake, The Ramshackle Union Band, Dutch Flowers Band, Foxes, David Goo, The Folk, Vardo and The Boss, Folie Ordinaire (Winner of Road to Standon), Silvermoth, Tiffany & The Curls, Evi Vine, Interiors, Downtown Wolves, Annie Dale, Luke Unabomber, Normski, Playlister, Tim Fanucci, CantMixWontMixShdntMixDontMix, and Kid Fiesta.
This year's headliners Death In Vegas, Beardyman, and Fat Freddy's Drop lead the first acts announced including !!!, Crazy P, Willy Mason, Trojan Sound System, The Nextmen feat MC Wrec, Greg Wilson, Colleen Cosmo Murphy, Turbowolf, The Skints, BIGkids, Revere, Beans on Toast, Belakiss, Golden Fable, The Fabulous Penetrators, Casiokids, Field Music, Gabby Young and Other Animals, King Charles, Stealing Sheep, The Yearners, Dub Pistols, Vadoinmessico, Jenny O Shy FX, Toddla T, Union, Pete Jordan, Neil Navarra, Audio Doughnuts, Julio Bashmore, Kode9, Dark Sky, LV, T.Williams, Pusherman, Shox, TOYC, Teeza, Orgy Banton, AD residents, Urban Nerds, DJ EZ, Oneman, Marcus Nasty, Rattus Rattus Daddy Nature, and Time and Space Machine Richard Norris's latest exploration of the psychedelic side of music will be very special guests in The Cowshed, with many more acts still to be revealed. Standon are taking it back to the old school by opening on Friday night with a rave.
Standon Calling returns this summer to the grounds of a 16th Century Hertfordshire manor house from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th August 2012 and are taking it back to the old school by opening on Friday night with a rave!
Standon Calling's theme is conveyed through the music, theatre, arts and fancy dress. And every year the costumes get more ornate. This year the theme is about adventure and the spirit of discovery: Journey to the Ends of the Earth.
Also on site Heritage Arts Company presents 'An Unearthly Child', a treasure hunt and interactive game for adults and children. The UnderCovers Literary Lounge returns to Standon (travelling on a specially converted narrow boat from Hackney to Hertfordshire), with poets, authors and comedians.
Ultra Large Format's darkroom Analogue Photo Boothgives a chance to take and develop your own prints. There's also a Virtual Autopsy with Suzy Lishman (vice-president of the Royal College of Pathologists), Summer Playlist with Rough Trade's Lucy Tesco, and Electro-Funk Roots and the Hidden History of Dance Music with Greg Wilson.
Autumn Shift: Performance, Cinema & Calm returns, offering peace and tranquility a recovery and relaxation zone with massage, bellydancing lessons, jewellery-making, sock puppet workshops, a 48-hour film competition, lazy Sunday morning papers, open mic, discussions, nightly cinema, singing workshops, live film score, and all manner of treatments and yoga by the river bank, or the Clare Trenchard Sculpture Classes for some therapeutic art lessons.
Standon also has it's own swimming pool, plus fun and games with obstacle courses and games on the lawn.
Adult weekend tickets with camping are priced at £99, children aged 12 and under can go free. Car parking tickets are priced at £6. Campervan tickets are priced at £40. To buy tickets click here
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