Early bird tickets have just gone on sale for the four days of music, dance and culture that is WOMAD, held at Charlton Park, near Malmesbury, in Wiltshire from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th July 2019.
Womad is about bringing the world to Britain, breaking down barriers and making connections, bringing together many forms of music, arts and dance from countries and cultures around the world on seven separate stage and workshop areas. WOMAD 2018 featured over 200 performances by around 150 artists from over 50 countries.
Along with the music there's the World of Words, World of Art, World of Children, World of Wellbeing, and Taste the World, exhibitions, installations, talks, debates, science, poetry, art, food, pampering and activities for the whole family.
Chris Smith, festival director, says "Following on from an incredible weekend at WOMAD Las Palmas, where festival-goers came to party in glorious Gran Canaria, we are very excited to kick off WOMAD, Charlton Park 2019 today with our Early Bird tickets. We are living in uncertain and divisive times, and our mission is to unite people and to bring together with music and culture from all four corners of the globe to celebrate our differences."
Early bird tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
adult 3 days: £155
adult 4 days: £190
teenage 3 days: £95*
teenage 4 days: £130*
(*names of teenagers must be registered when purchasing tickets)
Park & Camp: £90
Children 13 and under FREE (but still need ticket)
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