Lianne La Havas will headline LeeFest's Neverland themed festival at a secret location near Tunbridge Wells, in Kent on a new and larger site from Friday 28th until Sunday 30th July 2016.
Talking exclusively about her headlining appearance, Lianne La Havas said, "I am over the moon to not only be playing but headlining at LeeFest this year. It is a beautiful part of the country and I nearly share a name with the festival! Looking forward to having a sing song with everyone!"
Also added to the line-up are Ghostpoet, Shura, Roots Manuva, The 2 Bears, Little Simz, Spring King, Submotion Orchestra, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Formation, Clean Cut Kid, Loyle Carner, The Big Moon, Big Deal, Beaty Heart, Corey Fox-Fardell, Demob Happy, Dinosaur Pile Up, exmagician, Fort Hope, Get Inuit, Girli, Hannah Lou Clark, Hannah Trigwell, Lazy Day, Miamigo, Nai Harvest, Nimmo, Oscar, Otherkin, Peluche, Queen Kwong, Robbing Millions, Seramic, She Drew The Gun, Skinny Girl Diet, The Pearl Harts, Tuff Love, and Will Joseph Cook, Wolf Note. With more acts including Friday's headliner to be announced.
Doffing a feathered cap to Peter Pan LeeFest offers lost boys and girls the opportunity to take a journey into their never-ending party as the festival hosts three distinct realms within The Neverland provides an immersive adventure.
Mermaids Lagoon is for all those seeking the Club Tropicana high-life of cocktails, sunshine and 80s glam. Skull Ridge lies in The Neverland shadows - a living embodiment of shadowy fantasies and attractions expect a pounding, relentless soundtrack of bass, grunge and punk. The Neverwoods offers panoramic natural vistas and a place of tranquillity, nourishment and well-being in an ambient forest offering new music, arts and crafts in a no nonsense paradise celebrating good times and joy.
Activities on offer include burlesque, cabaret, campfire, casino, cinema, circus, cocktail bars, comedy, craft markets, craft workshops, dance classes, drag queens, food fights, games & sports, glitter wrestling, hidden venues, hot tubs, installations, kids area, local ales, magic, massage, paint fights, spoken word, street food, talks & debates, theatre, therapies, wide games, and yoga.
Early bird tickets are priced at £89, and tickets rise in tiers to £120 for the weekend. A teen (aged 13 to 16 years) weekend ticket is priced at £50. Under 12's get in free and must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21 at all times when on site. Maximum 3 teens or children per adult. Parking is priced at £10, and a live in vehicle is priced at £40.
LeeFest exists on the belief that a festival should be about bringing a community of people together to celebrate the best musicians and artists of the moment and to construct an environment of unbounded creativity. A far cry from the profiteering of some larger festivals, LeeFest is entirely run by volunteers, ensuring that all its revenue is used to build the event and support local charities.
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