The Human League, UB40, Jamie Lawson, Turin Brakes, Jeremy Loops, and Ady Suleiman have been added to the main stage line up for Splendour, Nottingham's annual family friendly music festival, which returns for its ninth year to Wollaton Park on Saturday 23rd July 2016.
Jess Glynne has been booked to close the main stage at the Wollaton Park Festival in July and the day will be opened by the winner of the Nusic competition.
Confirmed for the Confetti stage are The Darkness, The Fratellis, The Rifles, Stiff Little Fingers, Louis Berry, These Your Children, and Eyre Llew.
Completing the live music line up on the Acoustic Rooms stage are Will Varley, Brad Dear, Tom McCartney, Bru-C, Ellie Keegan, Josh Wheatley, Raphael Blake, and Lowrie.
At the bottom of the courtyard, the Funhouse Comedy stage will once again be entertaining the crowds throughout the day and into the evening with John Ryan, Patrick Monahan, Ivan Brackenbury, El Baldiniho, Tom Binns, and Vince Atta.
The entertainment doesn't stop away from the main stages with loads for children on offer including fairground rides, and a free kids area hosted by Big Top Mania, featuring circus skills workshops and shows, crazy inflatables, giant bubbles and Big Bear's Big Balloon Disco.
Councillor Dave Trimble, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture at Nottingham City Council, said, "We’re pleased to announce a great line-up for Splendour Festival that I think Nottingham people will love. Splendour really is the highlight of the summer and with acts like Jess Glynne, The Human League, UB40 and The Darkness, tickets are sure to sell fast. Splendour truly offers something for all tastes in music, and with the comedy stage and kids’ area it’s a really fun family day out."
Set in the stunning grounds of Wollaton Hall, the festival has grown to become one of the region's biggest music events, attracting around 20,000 people of all ages. Recognised as the city's biggest summer day out, organisers have released the tickets earlier in anticipation of a demand for tickets purchased as Christmas gifts.
Splendour feature three live music stages, a comedy stage, special entertainment for children, bars, food stalls, fairground rides, kids are and more.
Children under 11 will once again be admitted free, and City Card discounts are also in place for Nottingham residents. Tickets are priced at £45, and £35 if a City Card discount is applied. Additional discounts for young people aged 11-17 apply with City Card holder tickets priced at £20 while tickets for young people with a County Card are £35. VIP packages are also available.
There's no camping - the deer won't have it.
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