Sea Change Fes­ti­val burst onto the scene last year and now the Totnes event, tak­ing place around the town itself, has just revealed its line­up for this sum­mer. It’s an event that finds its way into the most intrigu­ing loca­tions in Totnes, includ­ing a restored cinema,sparkling ball­room, 15th cen­tu­ry church and walled gar­den, among many others.

Con­firmed today are: Jane Weaver, Blanck Mass, Daniel Brandt, Amber Arcades (pic­tured), Aldous Hard­ing, LOWLY, H Hawk­line, VENN, The Prop­er Orna­ments, Vir­ginia Wing, Death and Vanil­la, Girl Ray, Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band, Trem­bling Bells, ILL, Mai Mai Mai, W H Lung.

Trem­bling Bells will cel­e­brate the music of Bert Jan­sch. Talks, film screen­ings, DJ sets, food, drink and all man­ner of curi­ous things will be happening.

Amber Arcades Trades ClubSea Change is inspired and organ­ised by Drift Record Shop in the heart of Totnes, South Devon on 25 and 26 August. Dreamt up by the inno­v­a­tive Drift Record Shop, Sea Change mir­rors the pas­sions of the peo­ple that run the shop.

Food and drink: Com­mu­ni­ty craft brew­ery, New Lion (trad­ing in Totnes for near­ly 200 years) will brew spe­cial Sea Change beers and Totnes Brew­ing Co. will cask its own Sea Change ale; chef Patrick Han­na of London’s Rochelle Can­teen, Duck Soup and most recent­ly L’Entrepot, will cre­ate a spe­cial Drift pop-up fast food joint. Totnes’s cafes, restau­rants, bars and inde­pen­dent shops will join the par­ty – street mar­kets will fill the mar­ket square, the fam­i­ly-friend­ly Bay Horse Inn will host a good ale fes­ti­val and, next door to Drift, the River­ford Farm Shop will unveil the new Ben’s Wine & Tapas bar.

Sea Change Festival.

Main pho­to: Jane Weaver at Oslo, Hackney

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