eFestivals exclusive: a dreadlock holiday at Wychwood Festival with 10cc

final headliner revealed plus Stereo MC's, The Correspondents, The Selecter, & more

published: Tue 15th Mar 2016


Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June 2016
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH, England MAP
£160 for the weekend, with camping
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Mon 23rd May 2016

We can exclusively reveal 10cc will headline Saturday night of this summer's Wychwood Festival  which returns for its' 12th event to Cheltenham Racecourse, in Gloucestershire over the weekend of Friday 3rd until Sunday 5th June 2016.

Two years ago frontman and founder of 10cc Graham Gouldman brought his  acoustic Heart Full Of Songs to Wychwood now he returns with his legendary band who had hits with songs including 'I'm Not in Love', 'Dreadlock Holiday', 'The Wall Street Shuffle', 'I'm Mandy Fly Me', and many more.

Joining them on the main stage bill will be Stereo MC's, The Correspondents, and The Selecter.

Added to the Big Top line-up are Honne, and Inheaven.

Whilst the Hobgoblin Stage will host Jonny Payne & The Thunder, Hannah Scott, Whyte Lytes, Zurich, Great Western Tears, Little Brother Eli, The Narratones, Duotone, The Tuesday Syndicate, The Knights of Mentis, and Emmay.

They join The Waterboys who will headline the first night, and on Sunday the headline act is Bill Bailey, plus Peter Hook and the Light, Kate Rusby, Matt Berry & The Maypoles, From The Jam, Craig Charles, Idlewild, Justin Fletcher aka Mr Tumble, Keston Cobblers Club, Haelos, Black Honey, Tigercub, Get Inuit, Thrill Collins, Folk On, Anteros, Ms Dynamite, Rag n Bone Man, Cash+David, Hunter and The Bear, and The Ooks of Hazzard.

The Wychwood Music Festival boasts four music stages with over 100 bands, plus comedy, 100 workshops and events for all ages, kids literature festival, healing and sculpture gardens, The Headphone Disco until the wee hours, great food and real ales, and much more.

Taking to the taking to the comedy stage over the weekend will be Gary Delaney, George Rigden, Tim Goodings, Andrew O'Neill, Pun Man, and Tiernan Douieb, plus many more.

For the line-up details, and day splits as available see the Wychwood Music Festival line-up page.

Authors and illustrators for the festival's own annual children's literary festival within the festival include Tamsyn Murray, Abi Elphinstone, Michelle Robinson, Tony de Saulles, John Dougherty, Jo Cotterill and Gemma Hastilow.

Wychwood offers fantastic fun for kids, and hosts a literary festival with authors and illustrators, kids' favourite characters, a multitude of making things, playing with stuff, learning, education, workshops, dance, and much more, and all free with no need to sign up, just drop in and join in the fun.

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The early bird offer has ended. An adult weekend ticket is priced at just £135, a disabled (2 for 1 with carer) ticket is priced at £135, Youth/Concessions weekend tickets are priced at £110, a teen (aged 10-15 yr) full weekend ticket is priced at £65, children aged 5-9 years weekend tickets are priced at £25 and under 5 year olds go free with an adult.

An adult camping ticket is an additional £25, concession camping tickets are priced at £14 camping for children aged under 16 years is free, and a campervan ticket is priced at £65.

Day tickets are priced as follows:    
Friday Adult £45
Friday Concession £34
Saturday Adult £59
Saturday Concession £44
Sunday Adult £49
Sunday Concession £34
Any Day child (aged 10-15 years) £24
Andy Day child (aged 5-9 years) £12
Any Day child (aged under 5 years) free
Adult Day Camping £11
Concession Day Camping £6
Under 16 Day Camping £free
Campervan/Caravan Day Camping £25

eFestivals is proud to sponsor the comedy at Wychwood Music Festival, as part of our commitment to support festivals.

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June 2016
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH, England MAP
£160 for the weekend, with camping
daily capacity: 7500
last updated: Mon 23rd May 2016

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