Located in the Somerset countryside Farmfestival started in 2006, it has quickly expanded to become an important venue for bands, artists and festival goers and takes place on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd August 2014.
Latest additions are Don t Do Tuesdays, Finches Fly, Awaken the Silence, Glass City Vice, Vermin, The Hartletts, Seafoam, Blue Laurel, Tolly Snell, Tattsyrup, Jesus Christ Superstore, Billy in the Low Ground, Elly Tree, Swampgrass, Lazy Daze, Entangled Band, Foreign Affairs, Chris Millington, and Bob Gallie. Plus Bristolâ€™s Shapeswill be hosting this year s Masked Ball DJ line-up.
They join Public Service Broadcasting, Melt Yourself Down,Â Alpines, Skinny Lister, Emily And The Woods, Beans on Toast, Gorgeous George, Firewood Island, The Ukes Of Hazzard, The Fire Beneath The Sea, The Sounds of Harlowe, Gemini (Kelle & Borei), Beaty Heart, Laid Blak, Jus Now, Hot 8 Brass Band, Coves, We The Wild, Laura Groves & Nautic, Face+Heel, onlyjoe, Polaroid 85, We Used To Make Things, Sounds of Harlowe, Goan Dogs, Towns, Meadowlark, Sam Green & The Midnight Heist, The Lonely Tourist, Kairoâ€, Ema Sierra, Georgie Vale, Rhys Coleman, plus DJs – DJ Food, and Channel One Soundsystem.
Also confirmed are DJs including Ralph Lawson, DJ Food, Channel One Sound System, Romare, Leo Zero, Richy Pitch (BBE Records), The Kelly Twins, Kyshido, Shapes DJs + special guests, Wholemeal DJs + special guests, Slim Goodgroove, DJ Louie Louie, Franklin (Freerange Recs), H.U.G.S., Ways And Means, The Quintessential Soundsystem, Paulo Fernandez, James â€˜James Bellâ€™ Bell, Kat Richmond, and Farmfestival DJs.
For the line-up details as available see the Farmfestival line-up page.
Farmfest also welcome Bristol crew Shapes to the party for 2014 They will be curating the second DJ tent alongside Civilisation of the Rough who have been successfully manning the ship single-handedly for the past two years.
Expect many more line-up additions.
The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are priced at Â£52.50 with no booking fee, a child (aged 12 to 17 years) weekend early bird ticket is priced at Â£42.50, under 12 can attend for free, and a campervan pass is priced at Â£30. Under 17s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of 18 years and over.
A family saver ticket has been introduced this year, which gives a 10% discount to 2 adults with 2 x 12-17 year olds priced atÂ Â£180.
Other improvements for families will include an expanded family/quiet camping area, which will be situated further from the general camping, with dedicated campsite crew to aid and assist over the weekend.
Farmfest s arts and activities offerings for 2014 will be in a space themed Milky Way area hosting a galaxy full of out of this world activities for kids of all ages including giant rocket ship building, Art Macabre drawing Salons, Bowie make-overs, Screen Test Pop-up Cinema, music and movement sessions, Plunge Theatre, , story-telling, music and movement, magic shows, and, of course, the famous Hat Competition!
Space Cadets will be able to build a packed launch in the Race to Space, turn their mate into a Bowie masterpiece at the Beat The Clock Make-over Session or master the art of hooping with one of Jupiters rings! Plus help the cow craft his giant rocket ship with papier-mache and paint, or learn how to spot the extra-terrestrials by making an alien mask, or by drawing them with the wonderful Art Macabre! Then join Farmfestâ€™s Space Purveyor and guru Laura as she tells our favourite twinkle rhyme space story time, using well-loved childrenâ€™s space themed stories.
Frome s fabulous Sing-a-Ling will be offering music and movement sessions for pre-schoolers plus be sure to save some moonbeams for the return of the Childrenâ€™s Disco.
Farmfestival is held on an Organic farm near Bruton, Somerset. The event is a non profit making festival that raises money for a new cause, Send a Cow, in 2014 -Â supporting a new charity, looking to raise Â£4000 to help 130 families in Africa.
Farmfestival is not corporate in any way, and promotes and showcases local, regional and national bands on two stages, the main stage and the tent stage. Music includes, rock, pop, indie, ska, reggae, dub, blues and folk. Oh, and don t forget to wear a hat, it s compulsory (and the best hats gets free tickets to next year s festival!). More information will be here when available.
Date : from 2014-08-01 to 2014-08-02
Price : Ã‚Â£52.50 for adult weekend
Capacity : daily capacity: 5000
Address : Gilcombe Farm, Bruton Somerset BA10 0QE England