Port Isla, and Matthew Halsall, lead the latest acts for Brainchild Festival which returns after a year out for a 3rd edition this time to Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum in Halland, East Sussex from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th July 2015.
The latest additions for the line-up are Shabaka Hutchings, Stuart McCallum & Rioghnach Connolly, Catching Flies, Moses Boyd, Harry Baker, Shivum Sharma, Alex Burey, Wayward, Tom Misch (DJ set), Elder Island, Wooden Arms, La Petite Mort, Mokadem, James Massiah, Jerkcurb, Nomad Soul, Hyla, Puma Rosa, Poppy Ajudha, Oscar Laurence, Pedaler, Jacob Allen, Ben Hayes, Capua Collective, Haraket, and all the way from New Orleans - Tank and the Bangas.
They join BabeHeaven, Ben Hauke, Chelou, Hector Plimmer, Hester, Loyle Carner, Mokadem, Myriad Forest, Nerija, Pix, Rags Rudi, SumoChief, The Busy Twist, PECS, Jemima Foxtrot, Joshua Idehen, Tommy Sissons, 'Finding Home' by Cecilia Knapp, Body Forest, New Funk Poets, SWOU, Bristol Skipchen: The Real Junk Food Project, Rethinking Economics, Filming the Unfilmable, Skin Deep: Sound System Unplugged, Life Drawing with Bella, Singing with Lilli Unwin, Falling With Style, Stop-Motion Animation Workshop, Yoga Sessions, Emily Motto's Cocoons, Joe Melhuish's Paintings, and Eye Want Change.
In addition, there'll be showcases from Leeds based record label Wisdom Teeth (hosted by producers K-Lone and FACTA), London based Bade Records (James Sison B2B Edward Antonio, Talk&Smoke) and takeovers from Deep Sounds, Sista Sista and Twinkat Soul (feat. Jackal Wyfreid, Maxwell Owin and MC Pinty).
Spoken word poetry and theatre highlights include: Joshua Idehen, Jemima Foxtrot, Bridget Minamore, The New Funk Poets (James Massiah, Belinda Zhawi, Brother Portrait, Andrea Phillips), Tommy Sissons, Paul Cree, Rosie Knight, Slam The Poet, Jack Rooke's show 'Good Grief', Cecilia Knapp's show 'Finding Home', Troupe's 'Dead Moon', 'PECS': an all female drag collective, Maria Ferguson's 'Fat Girls Don't Dance', Theatre with Legs': 'Maybe I Should Freeze My Eggs', Tight Theatre's 'PUSSY', Big Spoon Theatre's 'Jane Doe' and innovative puppetry company Mirth & Misery's 'Death Puppet Klezma Jam'.
Tickets are priced at £65.
Brainchild will be made up of live music, DJs, speakers, acts, artists, and visual art that has inspired the organisers, along with some special collaborations.
Brainchild will also be introducing workshops, panel debates, films and theatre that explore the themes of Body, Space, Power. and Change, with directors coming to discuss their work and panellists from Rethinking Economics, The Sex Worker Open University and many more.
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