Circa Waves will be making their UK Festival Headlining Debut at 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.
Alongside Saturday night headliner Lianne La Havas, the weekend sees performances from 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.
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.
The Neverland playground will also be home to ravers alongside Drag Queens, Glitter Wrestling, regular Paint Fights, secret parties, cabaret, and Gaming Arcades. Mermaids Lagoon is for all those seeking the Club Tropicana high-life of cocktails, sunshine and 80s glam with swimming and massages awaiting at the Holistic Hot Tubs and Tranquillity Spa. 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 - home to Burlesque displays, a Bomb Crater Rave, Adult Cinema and seedy casinos. Corruption and lawlessness are rife and mob rule is ever present in this unforgiving part of The Neverland.. 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.
The immersive experience offers a chance to pursue the dream to never grow old with beach parties, Treehouse stages, circus, visual arts installations, campfirea, comedy, craft markets, craft workshops, dance classes, food fights, games & sports, glitter wrestling, hidden venues, kids area, local ales, magic, spoken word, street food, talks & debates, theatre, therapies, 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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