More than 60 acts have been unveiled for the eighth Cosmic Puffin Festival taking place from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd May 2015 at Mersea Youth Camp, Mersea Island, in Essex.
The festival is staffed and run entirely by volunteers in aid of Bliss, the special baby care charity and The National Autistic Society for people with autism and Asperger syndrome.
The latest additions are New Town Kings, Jamie Williams and the Roots Collective, The Vulture Squadron, The Skraelings, Los Bastardos Finlandeses, The Johnnie Squizzercrow Experiment, The Blind Dead McJones Band, Abdoujaparov, Eclectic Spacemonkey, Kozmik Ken, Festival People, Spirits of the Earth, Spiral Navigators, Silverspace, Dr Hasbeen, Red Elektra 69, Damidge, One Eyed God, Roz Bruce, Kev n Gregg, Flutatious, Dogstooth, Nukli, Luke Fisher, Dubbdogg, Osmium Guillotine, The AutistiX, Fiasco Comedy Lounge, Earthmass, Pogo Assault, Jesus Hooligan, Sian Cross, Robert Johnson, Sarah Holburn, Ziggy, Yvonne McDonnell, The Ends, The ATY, Sam Cooper, Mick O'Toole, Mary Do You Wanna, Jackals Rose, Headlong, Drop Dead Fred, Akio Wild, The Miser on the Faerie Gump, Broken Eyes, EllY Tree, Off The Wall, Animal Noise, Martha Makes Mistakes, Yoghurt Weavers, Yak Attack, Intermission Blues Band, Buff Squirty Dotters, Ocelot, Roshi, Lobby Ludd and the Luddites, Jesus Hooligan, Hazah, Georgina Brett, and Purple Lights.
There will be six stages in total including the Something Else Tea Tent. For the line-up details as available click here.
They join Krankschaft, Sendelica, Surfquake, Fashoda Crisis, Deviant Amps, Aurora, The Majestic, Slugworth, The Manic Shine, The King Driscolls, Never Again Glenn, Dubbal, Mouthful of Ashtrays, The Peoples Free Republic Of Pandemonia, Tanglemist, Paradise9, Metropolis, Capt Roswell & the Lost Alien Tribe, Glissando, Eclectic Spacemonkey, Festival People, Doozers Spacejam DoughnutZ, and Fred & Al.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at £51.50 per person all weekend including camping, a teen ticket is priced at £26.50 with kids free. Saturday or Sunday day tickets are priced at £31.50 for adults, and £16.50 for teens.
The festival will be on the beach with an indoor stage overlooking the sea from the Bar. There will be a variety of local and not so local foods available, plenty of crafts, healing and activities for everyone including a Kids Area full of fun things to do and make, as well as workshops available. The festival will also offer real toilets and warm showers, and welcomes campervans.
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