Bluedot festival Family Friday

Bluedot festival has announced Family Day, taking place on the first full day, Friday 22 July 2022. Now in its fifth year, bluedot continues to be one of the best family friendly festivals in the UK. Of course, as the home of Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory, the team behind the event has put together top-level…

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Bluedot day tickets plus more artists

Bluedot festival has announced additional acts plus day splits for this year’s festival.  Day tickets are set to be released 10am, Friday 25th March. Kojey Radical, Mary Anne Hobbs and Warmduscher all join the line-up. The festival has also announced day splits – with day tickets set to be released 10am, Friday 25th March.    There will be a new…

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Our best festivals for 2022

We LOVE compiling this list each year. And it feels particularly liberating to almost be back to ‘business as usual’ on the festival front – plus some new and expanded events are going ahead, meaning those in charge of the festival purse strings are confident we’re heading back in the fields this summer. So here’s…

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Bluedot festival family programme revealed

Bluedot festival family lineup 2022 has been revealed. The music, science and space festival that takes place under the Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank has always had a seriously strong and diverse range of activities, understandably able to attract top names to its programme. Forget face painting and a dress-up box, Bluedot leads the way…

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Tim Burgess and more for Sea Change festival

More news for Sea Change festival. Tim Burgess, The Charlatans front-man, best-selling author and listening party lockdown saviour, will play the Saturday night headline slot. Also added to the line up are Porridge Radio, Ethio-jazz maestro Hailu Mergia; the multi-instrumentalist and founding member and keyboardist for the great polyrhythmic funk group Walias Band. Studio Electrophonique is…

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More artists for Camp Bestival, Dorset and Shropshire

Those with tickets for Camp Bestival Dorset and Camp Bestival Shropshire have some welcome additions to their lineups – and those still hunting for a truly family-friendly event should check out these two summer events. Camp Bestival Shropshire The newbie, Camp Bestival Shropshire is a stand-alone event with all the family friendly elements of the…

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Victorious festival 2022, the second wave

More artists are now on board for Victorious festival 2022. Paolo Nutini & Sam Fender join Stereophonics as this year’s headliners alongside a second wave of artists. Primal Scream will entertain as special guests on Friday afternoon and The Libertines take to the stage as special guests for Sunday afternoon. Other new acts across the weekend include king…

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Bluedot festival launches lineup for 2022

We’ve had to wait for two years but Bluedot is back and their team has just announced its lineup – with several more names to come nearer the time. Bluedot festival is set in the grounds of Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, with the Lovell telescope at its centre. The festival is known for its…

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Sea Change lineup for 2022 announced

Is there anyone who doesn’t fancy the idea of a festival with only 600 people? The event in question is Sea Change, the – well let’s call it intimate – event takes place in Totnes, in a selection of quirky and atmospheric town venues. Sea Change Presents announces the first wave of artists for the…

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Camp Bestival doubles up: Dorset and now Shropshire too

Why put on one festival when you can organise two? Camp Bestival has given birth this year to a second shindig, with the usual Dorset location being joined by Camp Bestival Shropshire later in the summer. Family friendly event Camp Bestival will be returning for 2022 to its home in Dorset at Lulworth Cove. From…

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