Kaiser Chiefs, Mark Ronson (DJ set), and DJ Fresh top the bill at this year's The Big Feastival the three day family friendly event combining food and live music presented by Jamie Oliver and Alex James.
Returning for a 5th edition to Alex James' farm in Chipping Norton, over three days from Friday 26th until Sunday 28th August 2016 the line-up will also feature Roisin Murphy, Ella Henderson, Foxes, The Cuban Brothers, the live return of Toots and the Maytals, Norman Jay, The Proclaimers, Stereo MC's, and for the kids the main stage will host Justin Fletcher aka Mr Tumble, Dick & Dom, and the return of Reggie N Bollie, as well as The Little Dude’s Den, little ones can look forward to a jam-packed programme of fun and games this year on the farm.
The Big Kitchen will host live cooking demonstrations from some of the world's best chefs with Gennaro Contaldo, Raymond Blanc and Tom Kerridge joining host Jamie Oliver.
Also on the bill are author Gizzi Erskine, restaurateurs Thomasina Miers and José Pizarro, The Fabulous Baker Brothers, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Natasha Corrett, Neil Borthwick, and Olia Hercules will also be making appearances, with more superstar chefs to be revealed soon.
NEFF will be the Presenting Partner this year and will be hosting The NEFF Cookaholics Cookery School offering hands-on cooking experiences to festival-goers, The NEFF Kids’ Kitchen especially for budding young chefs and The NEFF Training Academy.
The Big Feastival will be raising funds for Jamie Oliver's Better Food Foundation to help change the lives of disadvantaged young people. Think village fete with a music festival vibe, the event offers a weekend out for the entire family with food included in the ticket price and all kids can go free.
Alex James said, "Each year the festival just gets better and with 2016 marking our fifth birthday on the farm; it promises to be the best year yet. Last year's tickets sold out in record time and I predict this year to be no different so get in early!"
Co-host Jamie Oliver added, "The Big Feastival is one of my favourite weekends of the year - no other festival combines amazing music and incredible food in such a unique way and this year's stellar line-up makes it unmissable!"
Tickets (not including booking fees) are priced as follows:-
WEEKEND TICKETS WITH CAMPING
Standard adult weekend camping ticket: £170
Standard teen weekend camping ticket: £90
Under 12s weekend camping ticket: £30
Campervan pass: £70
WEEKEND TICKETS NO CAMPING
Standard adult weekend no camping ticket: £140
Standard teen weekend no camping ticket: £80
Under 12s weekend ticket: £15
The announcement of the next round of acts and the release of day tickets will be on Tuesday 29th March - with even more still to come, including acts for the Udder Stage and Bandstand.
Child tickets still need to be booked at time of Adult booking in order to gain entry
Expect a main outdoor stage, Big Top, Fete Games, Dressing-Up Tent, Gardening Area, Dance Competitions, Petting Farm, Tractor Rides, Kids Cocktail Bar, and Workshops.
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