Welcome to our late March Newsletter. Before we down tools for Easter, we have yet more artists, bands, and comedians to announce plus our Kids Literature Festival authors and Illustrators, and news on tier 2 tickets which will only be available for a few more days!
More Artists and Bands
To our Friday Main Stage line-up we have added the legendary Soul outfit The Real Thing who will perform classics like You to Me are Everything and Can't Get By Without You, plus first class exponents of the soukous style of music, (developed from Congolese rumba), the urban Equatorial funksters, Kasai Masai, and finally local indie favourites Better Than Never.
To the Saturday Main Stage line-up we have added Scottish Celtic Rockers, and twice winners of Scotland's Traditional Music ‘Live Act of the Year’ Award, Skerryvore, plus drawing on her 30 year career and 8 top 20 hits, the amazing Toyah. And finally local folk-rockers, Harpers Ferry.
Additions to the Big Top include Bristol-based Fenne Lily with her sweet and soothing voice and her hit song Top to Toe which has had over four million hits on Spotify. Joining her will be Harrison Storm, Cosmic Strip, Gizmo Varillas, plus our sessions from BBC Introducing Hereford & Worcester: Soeur, Vonhorn and The Americas.
New additions to the Hobgoblin Stage include Holly Holden Y Su Banda who will delight us with her Caribbean beat inspired tunes and Karl Phillips & The Rejects who will play original mashups of ska, punk and grime.
More additions to the comedy stage too, in association with eFestivals- the musical comic, Tom Taylor, Inel Tomlinson, best known for being one half of Johnny & Inel, the UK's first black comedy double act and their hit TV comedy show The Johnny & Inel Show, plus Ed Knight and Jake Lambert.
Dick & Dom
We are delighted to say Dick & Dom will be joining us on Saturday morning with their rambunctious interactive live show for the whole family!
Dick & Dom LIVE is the ultimate fight between the audience - The Dick's v. The Dom's. Expect all the usual Dick and Dom favourites from bogies to crowd surfing and of course a little sprinkling of mess!
The Story Box
Our Kids Literature festival this year, as The Story Box, includes a wonderful array or authors and illustrators including Horrible Science Illustrator, Tony de Saulles, with his new book Bee Boy, Christopher Edge with Infinite Lives of Maisie Day, Steve Antony and his Mr Panda series, Andy Seed with Wild Facts about Nature and Tracey Corderoy and Steven Lenton with their Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series.
Plus, celebrating his 10th year at Wychwood, Philip Ardagh with Diary of Thomas Snoop, Tamsyn Murray and Instructions for a Second-hand Heart, Bryony Pearce with Savage Island and Gareth P Jones with his Pet Defender series and Revenge of the Atomic Burps.
Plus Stripes with illustrator Gemma Hastilow, Petr Horacek with The Mouse Who Wasn’t Scared, Mark Robson and his Dragon Orb series, Smriti Prasadam-Halls with T Veg, Steven Lenton and Steven Butler with Nothing to See Here Hotel and last but by no means least, John Dougherty and his Stinkbomb and Ketchup Face series.
Please note: our ticket payment plan also closes on the 31st March.