Echo and the Bunnymen, and The Enemy lead the first acts announced for Rapha Tempest, a new festival celebrating the Tour de France, taking place from Thursday 3rd until Sunday 6th July at Broughton Hall, Skipton, in Yorkshire.
Rapha Tempest brings rides and racing, bespoke on-site camping, visual displays, music, food and drink, workshops, films and plenty of partying.
The Enemy will headline the first night joined by I Am Kloot and Echo & The Bunnymen will headline the Saturday joined by fellow Liverpudlians Lightning Seeds on the same night. Sunday's special guest is still to be announced. Also confirmed are Josh Record, Creme Anglaise, and Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer,.
Festival goers can also expect a line-up of more than 30 acts to be added for the 2nd, Beck Stage, as well as DJs and a silent disco in the Campsite Bar.
Tickets are priced from £85 for the weekend. Four tiers of camping are available to choose from, from basic bring-your-own tent to luxury camping. There will also be a separate family camping area.
There will be guided rides in the days and evenings, a mini Super Cross (cyclocross), secure 24-hour bike parking, a rider recovery zone, and an on-site Rapha Cycle Club. For entertainment, there will be live music and DJs, an open-air cinema with film screenings and various scheduled workshops and talks, along with partner stalls and installations in the Festival Village.
Bringing your road bike is encouraged and there will be bike parking and a rider recovery zone where you can drop your bike off to be washed after the ride. Big screens will be set up for anyone wishing to watch the great race. Stages are easily accessible on two wheels - stage 1 is just three miles and stage two is 9 miles away from the festival site.
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