Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2019Editor's Choice
One of Gloucestershire’s biggest festivals is back for 2019 when Wychwood Music Festival pitches up at Cheltenham Racecourse from Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2019.
Packed full with unmissable entertainment, live music, family workshops and so much to see and do, the festival’s tickets are already on sale, with SoGlos rounding up some of the biggest highlights below.
For ticket information, visit wychwoodfestival.com directly.
Bringing an impressive selection of acts to Cheltenham, Wychwood’s 2019 line-up will kick off with Scouting For Girls on Friday 31 May 2019. Incredible live performers, the band are back 10 years after their first album. Crowds can expect the biggest hits including ‘She’s So Lovely’, ‘It’s Not About You’ and ‘Elvis Ain’t Dead’.
80s band, ABC will headline on Saturday 1 June 2019. 30 years after releasing their first album, ABC has toured the world, released several smash hits and is now heading to Wychwood, with lead singer, Martin Fry for an unforgettable night of live music.
Sunday’s headliners are The Stranglers, with an incredible 20 Top 40 singles, the punk rock band will provide an epic end to the festival’s line up. Legendary Craig Charles will get crowds going with an atmospheric DJ set and other must-see acts include Toyah, Ibibio Sound Machine, Thrill Collins and The Covasettes.
Renowned for its family-friendly atmosphere, Wychwood Festival’s 2019 line up is brimming with entertainment and over 100 workshops, as well as dance classes for all ages. It’s no wonder the festival has been nominated for multiple awards for best Family Festival in the UK.
Topping the line up for 2019 is children’s television star, Basil Brush. The much-loved character will be on the Main Stage on Saturday 1 June 2019, bringing along his hilarious jokes and unforgettable catch phrase ‘Boom, boom’.
Sing along, dance and join in when professional singer, Nick Cope hosts his Family Songs event. For craft-loving children, there will be a hands-on Model Making workshop from Aardman, the team behind the incredible Wallace & Gromit characters.
With so many workshops and sessions for families, other highlights include Mr Dilly’s World of Wonder, Junk Drumming, an amazing juggling show from Ben Cornish and pre-school yoga sessions from Tatty Bumpkin.
Make the most of the festival and camp in Wychwood’s beautiful campsite area. Visitors can book a pitch and bring their own tent or caravan, or instead there is the option to book a pre-erected tent to save the hassle of bringing one along.
For an even more luxurious experience, festival goers can upgrade their accommodation by hiring a tipi, yurt or campervan. The campsite will also benefit from hot showers and a shop for the all-important supplies.
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