More musicians and speakers have been revealed for the diverse Port Eliot Festival, which takes place in the park and woodlands of the Port Eliot Estate, St Germans, Cornwall from Thursday 26th and Sunday 29th July 2018.
Former Supergrass frontman, Gaz Coombes (pictured above), released his first solo album "Matador" to critical acclaim, including a Mercury Prize nomination, with his second "World's Strongest Man", due out in May. He will headline The Park stage on Saturday.
The other musical acts announced are Insecure Men, and Chris Difford, the former Squeeze songwriter who last year released his solo boxset "Chris to the Mill". As well as performing a set in the Church, Chris will also be talking about his memoir "Some Fantastic Place: My Life In and Out of Squeeze".
Other newly confirmed speakers include poet Salena Godden, novelist Blake Morrison, photographer Jill Furmanovsky, filmmaker Joe Dunthorne, as well as Nina Stibbe, Lucy Mangan, Youth, Danny Goffey, and Viv Groskop.
For a full list of all announced acts please see the line-up page.
The festival will also feature flying trapeze shows, astronomy walks and talks, wild swimming, axe throwing, a circus school, film, workshops, well-being, stand-up paddleboarding, and much more.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
adult weekend: £170
young person weekend: £105
child (aged 8-13) weekend: £75
infant (aged 0-7) weekend: free but needs ticket.
Day tickets and campervan passes are also available.
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