eFestivals exclusive: Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue for Wychwood Festival

plus The Proclaimers, Dreadzone, Electric Swing Circus, Ghostpoet, & more

published: Fri 12th Dec 2014

Ali Campbell

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2015
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH, England MAP
£141 for the weekend, with camping
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Tue 12th May 2015

eFestivals can exclusively reveal Ali Campbell, The Proclaimers, Dreadzone, Electric Swing Circus, Rusty Shackle, Folk On, Fickle Friends, and Ghostpoet are the first acts confirmed for Wychwood Music Festival which returns for its' 11th event to Cheltenham Racecourse, in Gloucestershire next year from Friday 29th until Sunday 31st May, during the summer half term holiday.

Ali Campbell is Saturday's main stage headlining act and joined by fellow ex-UB40 members Astro and Mickey Virtue. The Proclaimers, and Electric Swing Circus will appear before them on the same day. Dreadzone appear on the main stage on Friday, and Rusty Shackle on Saunday.

Ghostpoet is the Smashing Blouse headliner in the Big Top on Saturday with Folk On and Fickle Friends also confirmed for the tented stage.

To see who is playing when see the Wychwood Music Festival line-up page.

Graeme Merifield, Festival Director commented, "We are hugely excited to welcome UB40 with the exceptionally talented Ali Cambell, Astro and Mickey Virtue back together for what I have no doubt will be an incredible Saturday headline performance on our Wychwood mainstage. The tenth birthday celebrations this year was an absolute delight and with this firmly in our mind, Wychwood 2015 is set for even bigger and better things and we cannot wait to share the three wonderful days with you all."

The Wychwood Music Festival boasts four music stages with over 100 bands, plus comedy, 100 workshops and events for all ages, kids literature festival, healing and sculpture gardens, The Headphone Disco until the wee hours, great food and real ales, and much more.

Wychwood offers fantastic fun for kids, and hosts a literary festival with authors and illustrators, kids' favourite characters, a multitude of making things, playing with stuff, learning, education, workshops, dance, and much more, and all free with no need to sign up, just drop in and join in the fun.

There are numerous workshop venues, and with over 100 events over the weekend both inside and out for adults, kids and families featuring dance, theatre, fitness, nature, musicianship, singing, puppetry, photography, circus skills arts and crafts and much more.

Tier 3 early bird tickets are currently on sale, they will come off sale on New Year’s Eve, so this is the last chance to get discounted tickets.

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A full adult weekend ticket with camping priced at just £119, a disabled (2 for 1 with carer) ticket is priced at £119, Youth/Concessions weekend tickets are priced at £94, a teen (aged 10-15 yr) full weekend ticket is priced at £54, a child aged 5-9 years ticket is priced at £18, and under 5 years olds can attend for free.

An adult camping ticket is an additional £18, concession camping tickets are priced at £9, camping for children aged under 16 years is free, and a campervan ticket is priced at £54.



Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May 2015
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH, England MAP
£141 for the weekend, with camping
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Tue 12th May 2015


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