Cardinal Burns, and Pat Cahill, leads acts for Nozstock's Laughing Stock

plusT. Rex flash mob planned for Dinosaur themed festival

published: Fri 30th May 2014

around the festival site (fancy dress parade)

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd August 2014
The Farm, Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS, England MAP
£105 includes camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 30th Jul 2014

Cardinal Burns, Pat Cahill, Tom Rosenthal, Brian Gittins, Brett Goldstein, Rob Carter, Tom Davis, and Matt Rees are confirmed for the Laughing Stock comedy tent at this summer's Dino themed Nozstock festival which takes place at a Jurassic farm near Bromyard, in Herefordshire from Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd August 2014.

The Bantam of the Opera theatre will host master puppeteers The Fetch performing a brand new show called Cloth of the World. As night falls, The Velveteen Valley will take over the Bantam of the Opera theatre, filling it with decadent cabaret including Ophelia Bitz, Amber Rosia, Beulah Bell, Ursula Dares, Oh! Carolina, Twinkel Pink, Florence Fontaine, Bella Donna Berry, wen Niblock, and many more.

Prepare to go prehistoric this year, as Nozstock will also be rolling back time. The dinosaur bones will need to be dusted off and the spear heads collected as the 2014 theme is 'The Land That Noz Forgot.'

To celebrate Nozstock want attendees this year to be part of a Marc Bolan (lead singer of T.Rex - geddit?) flash mob world record attempt on the Saturday at 4pm at the Bandstand! To sign festival goers need to turn up at the Bandstand a little before 4pm with their best Marc Bolan outfit on. All together now, 'Get it oooooonnnn...'

Interactive theatre will also be seen throughout the site with stilt-walkers, jugglers, unicyclists, acrobatic cavemen, dinosaurs and more will all grace the Jurassic landscape. The weekend will see a tribal dance break out and chieftains will take crowds on an epic hunt across the site, joined by life-size exoskeletal puppets (think sabrecats and mammoths).

They line-up includes Roots Manuva, The Heavy, Molotov Jukebox, Craig Charles, James Zabiela, The Skints, Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer, Friction & Linguistics, By The Rivers, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Charli XCX, Sonic Boom Six, Eddy Temple Morris, Dense & Pika, Radio Riddler, The Skints, Cinc Sound, SemTex, Flash Harry, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Mouse Outfit ft Dr Syntax & Sparkz , Tako Lako, Too Many T's, More Like Trees, Le Galaxie, Gaps, Big Deal, New Town Kings, Asbo Disco, Benji Tranter, Typesun, Two Man Ting, Stiff Joints, The Remedy, Jess Morgan, and many more.

For the line-up details and stage splits, click here.

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Tier 2 adult weekend tickets are priced at £105 including camping. A teen ticket is priced at £80. Children aged 12 years and under can attend for free.

All those aged under 17 must be accompanied by an adult aged over 18.

A campervan pass is priced at £30, and a car parking pass is £10.

The 5,000 capacity event offers nine main stages of entertainment. Further music, theatre, comedy stages and tents are located in secret woodland glades around the site.

The Wrong Directions Cinema tent, curated by Mash Cinema will once again be making a welcome return to Nozstock, too. Full of prehistoric-themed classics (including plenty of kid-friendly screenings) like The Lost World and Gammera the Invincible, the schedule will be topped off by audio visual work from musician, concert artist, composer and video artist Don Slepian and works from multi disciplinary artist Yoshihide Sodeoka, whose celebrated visuals have been shown all over the world.

The festival's ethos is about bringing play to everyone, in whatever form it can. Nozstock believes in the value of not only entertaining, but in participation and contribution for all ages with activities that little ones can enjoy as well as families.

The intimate family run festival of performing arts will also offer a healing and therapy area, local and world cuisine, sock wrestling, walkabout theatre, ballz out circus troupe, fire dancers, jive and ceilidh evenings, sound art, spoken word and poetry, talks and forums from the tent of temporary thought with guest speakers.

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd August 2014
The Farm, Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4LS, England MAP
£105 includes camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Wed 30th Jul 2014

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