eFestivals exclusive: Wychwood Festival adds Craig Charles, The Wonder Stuff, & Monsieur Doumani

plus Dick & Dom, Demob Happy, Black Honey, Jon Wagstaffe, Howard Read, & more

published: Wed 28th Jan 2015

Craig Charles

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 the latest 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.

Returning to the Big Top with another funky groove mix of tunes is Craig Charles, with fellow DJ Andy Kershaw joining the Saturday bill. Main Stage additions are The Wonder Stuff (acoustic), Monsieur Doumani, and kids' favourites Dick & Dom.

The Smashing Blouse Stage will again be curating and hosting a stage this year and bring with them Demob Happy, Ted Zed, Black Honey, and Palace.

The first confirmed comedians have been unveiled for the eFestivals sponsored comedy line-up with comperes Jon Wagstaffe, Howard Read, and Tiernan Douieb, joined by George Rigden, Keith FarnanNick Page, Mitch Benn, and Tom Allen.

They join the previously announced Ali Campbell and friends, The Proclaimers, Dreadzone, Electric Swing Circus, Rusty Shackle, Folk On, Fickle Friends, and Ghostpoet.

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

The Lit Fest tent returns in 2015 and will once again feature kids authors and illustrators, the first names for which are Paul Stickland (10 Terrible Dinosaurs), Steve Cole (Monsters and Alien Mummies), John Dougherty (Stinkbomb and Ketchup face), Tony De Saulles (Horrible Science), Ali Sparkes (Blue Peter award winner, new book Car Jacker), Jo Cotterill and Waterstones festival illustrator Gemma Hastilow.

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 £129, a disabled (2 for 1 with carer) ticket is priced at £129, Youth/Concessions weekend tickets are priced at £104, a teen (aged 10-15 yr) full weekend ticket is priced at £62, a child aged 5-9 years ticket is priced at £22, and under 5 years olds can attend for free.

An adult camping ticket is an additional £22, concession camping tickets are priced at £11, camping for children aged under 16 years is free, and a campervan ticket is priced at £60.

Day tickets also go on sale today, priced as follows:
                               
Friday Adult £42
Friday Concession £32
Sunday (10-15 years) £22
Sunday (5-9 years) £10
Sunday Under 5 years free
                                
Saturday Adult £57
Saturday Concession £42
Sunday (10-15 years) £22
Sunday (5-9 years) £10
Sunday Under 5 years free
                                
Sunday Adult £47
Sunday Concession £32
Sunday (10-15 years) £22
Sunday (5-9 years) £10
Sunday Under 5 years free

Adult day camping £10
Concession day camping £5
Under 16 day camping  free
Campervan day camping £25
Campervan day concession camping £10

eFestivals is proud to sponsor the comedy at Wychwood Music Festival, as part of our commitment to support festivals.



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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