The Big Feastival reveals 2023 headliners

Alex James’ The Big Feastival returns to the Cotswolds in August 2023 and the music, chef and family headliners for all three days have just been confirmed – with some BIG names headlining this year.

By Michelle Fyrne  |  Published
Sigrid, Mel C and Rick Astley are part of the Big Feastival's 2023 line-up!

Back for its 12th year, The Big Feastival is returning to the Cotswolds countryside with a huge line-up for the August bank holiday weekend.

Taking place at Blur bassist Alex James’ expansive farm in Kingham, get the dates Friday 25 to Sunday 27 August 2023 in your summer schedule for the music and food fest - with the chance to set up camp a day early for the first time this year.

This year’s Big Feastival 2023 headliners include Norwegian pop sensation Sigrid as the Feastival’s youngest ever headliner on the Friday evening; Tom Grennan will headline on Saturday night; while bringing the festival to a close on Sunday night is UK indie-rock band BlossomsAlso joining the line-up of big names is The Vaccines; Rick Astley and the Spice Girls' Melanie C

Other names on the music bill include DJ Example; Hot Chip; Faithless’ Sister Bliss; Freya Ridings; Katy B; New Hope Club; South African pop singer Baby Queen and Alice Merton. Plus, Big Feastival favourites, the risqué musical comedy troupe The Cuban Brothers will be making a return! 

Big Feastival's first round of headline culinary stars have also been revealed including Asma Khan, who was the first British Chef to star in Netflix’s award-winning Chef’s Table and owns the world famous Darjeeling Express restaurant; two-Michelin-starred chef Nathan Outlaw; and TV favourite Anna Haugh who's starred on Masterchef: The Professionals, Hell’s Kitchen and Ready Steady Cook.

Plus, foodies can see Becky Excell showcasing her Gluten-free bakes; Big Zuu; Emmy-nominated Ching He Huang MBE; Great British Bake Off's Lizzie Acker; Great British Menu finalist Lisa Goodwin-Allen; comedian-turned-chef George Egg aka the ‘Snack Hacker’ and Cornish chef James Strawbridge, too.

Finally, family entertainment at the Big Feastival this summer includes children’s TV Megastar Justin Fletcher and BBC’s YolanDa’s Band Jam; characters including Cocomelon’s JJ, Paw Patrol’s Chase and PJ Masks’ Catboy; and Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park animals will be back again. 

Camping, weekend and day tickets are now on sale.

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