The first wave of acts and entertainments have been revealed for the ninth edition of The Big Feastival, the three day family friendly event combining food and live music presented by cheese-loving Alex James at his Cotswold farm at Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire over the August bank holiday weekend of Friday 28th to Sunday 30th August 2020.
There's headline slots from platinum selling DJ Sigala on Friday, on Saturday it's Nile Rodgers and CHIC, and closing the festival on Sunday will be Rory Graham a.k.a Rag 'n' Bone Man, plus across the weekend there's also Swedish pop sensation Zara Larsson, British singer-songwriter Tom Walker, Brighton born pop singer-songwriter Maisie Peters, rockers Reef, The X Factor: Celebrity runners up Max & Harvey, pioneering DJ of Soul, Disco, Funk and Hip Hop Norman Jay, festival favourites The Cuban Brothers, and local heroes Duke. Radio 2’s Jo Whiley and CBBC’s Lindsay Russell will host the main stage.
The Big Featival would be nothing without nosh, with acclaimed chefs bringing their awe-inspiring masterclasses to the culinary stages. There's Marco Pierre White, Mark Hix, Asma Khan, Tom Brown, Matt Tebbutt, Anna Haugh, Merlin Labron-Johnson, Ellis Barrie, Olia Hercules, Simon Hulstone, Ching He Huang, Paul Dodd, and Jemima Jones and Lucy Carr-Ellison all cooking up delicacies. Also 11 year old restaurateur & vegan entrepreneur Omari Mcqueen, and father and daughter team Kitty & Alex Tait from The Orange Bakery will be representing the next generation of emerging talent on The Big Kitchen stage.
For family entertainment there's festival favourite Children’s TV Megastar Justin Fletcher who’ll be bringing his mix of fun and frivolity to the main stage, Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Part Five direct from the West End, interactive storytelling and theatre games from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Roald Dahl and The Imagination Seekers. Creative workshops include Royal Albert Hall presents Albert’s Band & Jazz Club for Kids and Aardman Animations.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows (including fees):-
WEEKEND TICKETS WITH CAMPING
adult weekend with camping: £189.50
teen weekend with camping: £112
under-12s weekend with camping: £43.50
WEEKEND TICKETS NO CAMPING
adult weekend no camping: £159.50
teen weekend no camping: £92
under-12s weekend: £27
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