near Gatten Farm,
Farmer Phil s Festival 2014
Farmer Phil s Festival returns once again as a three day family friendly festival and the 17th edition takes place on Friday 8th to Sunday 10th August 2014 in Ratlinghope, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The festival caters for 2000 people and the organisers call it a family friendly event. There will be food and drink available on site (which caters for vegetarians too), as well as flushing toilets, licensed bars, stalls, craft and merchandise tents, woodcarving, newsagent/tobacconist on site for supplies, and quiet family area. Fireworks finale on Friday night.
Latest additions are Babyhead, Professor Elemental, Greenland Whalefishers, Tako Lako, The Splitters, The Quirks, HMV Band, Canard Du Jour, Brent Lee, Lucid, Nately McCool, Alex Rainsford, Andy O Brian, Gaz Armstrong, Dobbie, The Nukes, Dan Gascoigne & Dawson, Doozer, Dan Donelly, Emma & The Professor, Will Keelian, and The Rhythm Thieves.
They join The Orb, The Blockheads, Ferocious Dog, The Delray Rockets, Zoot Money, Nikki Rous, Flutatious, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, The Gonads, Vice Squad, The Star Botherers, Beth Prior, Maelor Hughes, Urang Matang, Numb, Blackmax and The Pirates, Merry Hell, Baghdaddies, The Buffalo Riot, Biggles Wartime Band, Flat Stanley, and The Outcast Band.
For the line-up details as available please click here. Camping is included in the price and is available before (from Thursday 7th August) and after the festival by arrangement.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at Â£75 for a weekend ticket including free camping. Children aged under 12 are free.
As well as the main stage, expect an acoustic stage, a cinema, variety/comedy tent, a silent disco, green workshops and discussions on green issues are running through out the weekend, and there is a Sunday farmers market. There s also fancy dress, and alternative therapies to explore in the Healing area.
There is a dedicated area for children with circus workshops, with story tellers and craft and art work shops, circus skills and puppet shows, fancy dress competition for the little ones. Zorbs and fair ground rides. All children s entertainment is free. Farmer Phil s also promotes sustainability and tries to raise awareness of green life style choices. There will be more information here when available.
Date : from 2014-08-08 to 2014-08-10
Price : Ã‚Â£75 weekend ticket including camping
Capacity : daily capacity: 2000
Address : near Gatten Farm, Ratlinghope Shropshire SY5 0SN England