Wychwood Festival brings Scottish rockers, Britpop legends and top-class comedy to Cheltenham this summer

Wychwood Festival is back with a bang in 2024, returning to Cheltenham Racecourse with big bands, comedy, family entertainment and more.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
Gloucestershire's much-loved Wychwood Festival returns to Cheltenham Racecourse this summer 2024, with Texas and Ocean Colour Scene headlining.

Wychwood Festival is making its anticipated return to Cheltenham Racecourse from Friday 31 May to Sunday 1 June 2024, for a weekend of great music and family fun. 

The festival sees scottish rockers Texas headlining on Saturday with Britpop legends Ocean Colour Scene taking to the stage on Sunday.

Music fans can also see Seasick Steve, Peter Hook & The Light, The Futureheads, Lightning Seeds, The Feeling, Dexy's, Stereo MCs, The Hoosiers and Stornaway, as well as top tribute bands including The Bootleg Beatles and NOASIS

There's a packed programme in the Wychwood 2024 comedy tent, with headliner Marcus Brigstocke joined by the likes of Scott Bennett, Cerys Nelmes, Roger Monkhouse and plenty more. 

Mr Motivator is even hosting a mass workout on the main stage on Saturday. 

Families are spoiled for choice with plenty of kid-friendly activities, too, from junk drumming and laughter yoga to circus workshops and Taskmaster Education from the team behind the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 show — with little ones under the age of 10 able to attend for free with an adult ticketholder. 

Adult weekend camping tickets cost from £159.50; 10 to 15-year-old's weekend camping costs from £79.50; with VIP, campervan and day tickets available, too. 


Wychwood Festival


Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2024


Times vary


Adult weekend camping tickets cost from £159.50; 10 to 15-year-old's weekend camping costs from £79.50; under 10s can attend for free with a ticket-holding adult.

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