Primal Scream, Ocean Colour Scene, & Levellers top Beautiful Days

plus Sinead O' Connor, Arrested Development, Roy Harper, & more

published: Fri 8th Mar 2013

Primal Scream (2)

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£120 for adult weekend tickets - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Fri 9th Aug 2013

Primal Scream, Ocean Colour Scene, and hosts Levellers will headline the main stage at Beautiful Days, which takes place at Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013 with gates opening on the Thursday afternoon.


Primal Scream (2)
Primal Scream
They will be joined on the main stage bill by Sinead O' Connor, Arrested Development, Imelda May, The Wonder Stuff, Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Babylon Circus, Jamaican ska legends Skatalites, The Selecter, gypsy/dubstep/swing group Molotov Jukebox, the South West's own Brother & Bones, and Skamanians.

Headliners in The Big Top include legendary English folk/rock singer, songwriter and guitarist Roy Harper, and Irish folk legends Clannad, who are joined on the bill by Spiers & Boden, The Staves, Treacherous Orchestra, Damien Dempsey, Viv Albertine formerly of The Slits, Sharon Shannon, Headmix Collective, and Sheelanagig.

Also playing in The Big Top are acoustic singer-songwriter Gaz Brookfield, German folk rock band The Emily Brothers, The Chair, Heidi Talbot, Moulettes, Sam Lee, and festival regulars The Fabulous Good Time Party Boys.

The first dance acts announced for The Little Big Top are Andy C, and Banco de Gaia.

The last remaining acts for the two main stages will be announced over the coming months and full line-ups for The Little Big Top, The Bimble Inn, The Band Stand and The Theatre Tent. The festival's Sunday Theme has not been announced yet. New and unsigned acts and bands can apply now to play at the festival by submitting details (here). Applications for traders and caterers are also open now and you can get application forms by emailing info@beautifuldays.org.

Put together by the Levellers, Beautiful Days is an old-style festival featuring quality acts old and new, and last year tickets sold out in April. Ticket prices have been held this year. There will be no day tickets available.

An adult weekend camping ticket is priced at £120, child (10 to under 16 years of age) weekend camping tickets is £60, children aged 5 to under 10's weekend camping tickets is £30 and under 5's weekend camping tickets is £5.

Campervan passes are priced at £40 and car routing/parking passes are £15.

Please make sure you purchase tickets for the age your child will be when they attend the festival, not their age at the time you buy.

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.

The festival which is licensed for 15,000 will feature music across six stages, and street theatre, as well as site art and sculpture, lots of children's activities a huge children's area in the centre of the festival, theatre, comedy, family camping, camping facilities, licensed bars from local company Otter Brewery, world food, craft stalls, fancy dress, a 'village shop' on site, and more. There is plenty of family camping close to the car parks.

around the festival site (2)

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU, England MAP
£120 for adult weekend tickets - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 15000
last updated: Fri 9th Aug 2013


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