exclusive: Wychwood Festival adds Newton Faulkner & Gentleman's Dub Club

plus more acts, comedians, authors, & illustrators

By Scott Williams | Published: Tue 21st Jan 2014

Newton Faulkner (2)

Friday 30th May to Sunday 1st June 2014
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH, England MAP
offer - £145 for the weekend, with camping
Daily capacity: 7,500
Last updated: Thu 8th May 2014

eFestivals can exclusively reveal that Newton Faulkner will be performing on the main stage on Saturday, and Gentleman's Dub Club will be taking to the same stage on Sunday at this summer's 10th edition of  Wychwood Festival.

Making a return to the Big Top on Saturday is Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, with La Chiva Gantiva also confirmed for the main stage.

Smashing Blouse evening sessions return in the Big Top with Bipolar Sunshine the Friday Headliner, and Glitches, Lloyd Yates, Sam Garrett, and Phoria also confirmed.

Each evening at Wychwood, in association with eFestivals some of the brightest stars on the comedy circuit today bring a night of laughter to Wychwood.The first comedy acts appearing are also anhnounced today with Paul Tonkinson headlining Friday, Gary Delaney headlining Sunday, and Wes Zaharukalso confirmed.

They join acts already confirmed who are Sunday headliners Boomtown Rats, plus Craig Charles, Real Thing, Merry Hell, and Polly & the Billets Doux. For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.

There's also more announced for children with the latest Kid's Literature Festival additions. Wychwood Festival will be welcoming authors and illustrators including Korky Paul, Tony de Saulles, Phil Ardagh, Jo Cotterill, Jo Nadin, John Dougherty, Wendy Meddour, Christpher Edge, and Karen Langtree.

The family-friendly, intimate and inclusive festival which offers a blend of world, roots and contemporary music, alongside comedy, workshops, and more aims to build on the success of the first seven years, and will return to Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire from Friday 30th May until Sunday 1st June in 2014.

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Adult weekend tickets are priced at £125, weekend disabled (2 for 1) tickets are priced at £125, youth (aged 16-18)/concession weekend tickets are priced at £100, and 10-15 year old weekend tickets are priced at £60. Tickets for children aged 6 to 9 years old are priced at £20. Children aged 0-5 years can attend for free.

General camping passes (charged per person) for an adult weekend/disabled ticket is priced at £20, a weekend youth/concession camping pass is priced at £10, with those aged under 16s able to camp with grown ups for free. A campervan pass is priced at £60 with no additional camping passes needed.

Wychwood has established itself as being one of the best family festivals in the UK, and prides itself on its eclectic mix of Indie, pop, world and folk music programming combined with comedy (sponsored by eFestivals.co.uk), loads of workshops, seminars and creative activities for all ages, all on a compact site. 

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