Wychwood Festival

Wychwood Festival is back with a bang in 2023, returning to Cheltenham Racecourse with big bands, comedy, family entertainment and more.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
Wychwood Festival returns to Cheltenham Racecourse this June 2023, with Travis, The Happy Mondays and Sam Ryder headlining.

Wychwood Festival is making its anticipated return to Cheltenham Racecourse from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 June 2023, for a weekend of great music and family fun. 

The festival sees The Happy Mondays in the headline slot on Friday, with indie pop outfit Ash; The Dualers; Republica and ska legends The Beat featuring Ranking Junior also on the bill.

Travis fans have their only chance to see them play in the south west as they headline Saturday, joining The Proclaimers; Heather Small; Sleeper; Scouting for Girls; and Mr Motivator. 

Then Eurovision and TikTok sensation Sam Ryder headlines his first ever festival when he performs at Wychwood on Sunday, with Mel C; Soul II Soul; Toploader; local favourite Thrill Collins; and the Electric Swing Circus also taking to the stage.

There's a packed programme in the Wychwood 2023 comedy tent, with Mark Watson headlining on Saturday 3 June 2023. 

Wychwood Festival has a great reputation for family programming, too, with Britain's Got Talent and CBeebies stars; magic shows; puppetry; circus and dance workshops; and even a family rave to keep kids entertained - with under 10s able to attend for free with a ticket-holding adult.


Wychwood Festival 2023


Friday 2 to Sunday 4 June 2023


Times to be confirmed


Weekend camping tickets cost from £129.50 for adults and £64.50 for 10 to 15-year-olds; while day tickets cost from £39.50 for adults and £22.50 for 10 to 15-year-olds. Under 10s are able to attend for free with a paying adult

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