Show of Hands lead first acts for the 49th Towersey

with The Unthanks, Home Service, Mama Rosin, Spiers & Boden, & more

published: Thu 10th Jan 2013

Show of Hands

Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th August 2013
Towersey, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3QU, England MAP
early bird £110 adult weekend ticket (Camping £20 extra)
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Mon 22nd Jul 2013

Show of Hands lead the first acts to be announced for the 49th Towersey, the major folk arts festival, returning over the Bank Holiday weekend of Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th August 2013.

Show of Hands
They are joined on the bill by The Unthanks, Home Service, Mama Rosin, Spiers & Boden, Vin Garbutt, Dan Walsh, Gas Mark 5, Lucy Ward, Moulettes, Roy Bailey, Sara Grey, Keiron Means & Ben Paley, Sketch, Skinny Lister, The Poozies, Tim Edey, Dave Burland, Grace Petrie, Maniere des Bohemiens, Tickled Pink, Toothless Mary, and Zulu Tradition.

The festival will also host English Contra Dance Band, Gavin Osborn, Jess Morgan, Polkaworks, The Diatonics, The Gloworms, The Hedgehog's Skin, The Jigalots, Liam Robinson, The Mighty Quinns, and The New Slide.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

The festival features a professional programme of folk and roots music, ceilidhs, international dance teams, family entertainers, workshops and a Children's Festival which incorporates entertainment, music, puppetry, circus skills and craft workshops.

The 3 stages spread across the Showground will feature dance displays, music, comedy, magic, puppetry, clowning and storytelling with numerous other stages in other locations around the village too. Musical and comic walkabouts will wander the Showground with stiltwalkers, jugglers and street theatre throughout the weekend. Plus activities from Yoga to Bop Around, through hands on Workshop learning to Concerts, Ceilidhs, and Club Sessions.

Tickets are priced as follows:
5 nights and four days - Adult £110 (Camping £20 extra)
Adult Concession £104 (Camping £20 extra)
Youth (12-17yrs) £77 (Camping £20 extra)
Child (5-11yrs) £55 (Camping £20 extra)
Tickets for children aged under 5 are free - they must be ticketed.
Day tickets will be available at a later date.

To buy tickets, click here.



Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th August 2013
Towersey, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3QU, England MAP
early bird £110 adult weekend ticket (Camping £20 extra)
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Mon 22nd Jul 2013


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