The Wychwood Festival, nominated “Best Family Festival” every single year in the UK Festival Awards, returns for its’ 13th event in 2017, to Cheltenham Racecourse over the weekend of 2rd – 4th June, during the summer half term holiday- not long now!
Day and Weekend Tickets are now on sale
Bands include Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark headlining on Saturday, Levellers on Sunday, and Buzzcocks on Friday. Plus Billy Bragg, Aswad, Dhol Foundation, The Strypes, Electric Swing Circus, Jesus Jones , Murray Lachlan Young, Smoove & Turrell , Zak Abel , Kanda Bongo Man , Beans on Toast , CC Smugglers, Katy Ashworth (As seen on Cbeebies), InHeaven, Professor Elemental, Thrill Collins, Let's Eat Grandma, The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Cabbage and many more!
Every year the festival puts on over 100 artists across 4 stages with a deep breath of music styles, as well as over 100 workshops and activities for all ages, a comedy stage, a kids literature festival, a real ale festival, The Headphone Disco every night, great food, optional idyllic camping plus loads more. There is just so much to do for all ages at Wychwood, no wonder it’s the UK’s premier family festival!
“Wychwood has masses going for it, there’s absolutely nothing negative to report about this delightful event, it set the benchmark long ago. Providing an enviable range of quality workshops, masses of entertainment and activities to keep the kids amused and engaged, plenty of respite for parents combined with a great range of musical offerings Wychwood doesn't put a foot wrong”, Safeconcerts.com
“Laid-back family festival in a lovely location." Sunday Times
"Britain's most popular family festival." Sunday Mirror
"The best festival for families." The Independent
"Goes the extra mile for children." The Times
"As one the of the UK's most diverse and exciting family weekenders, Wychwood Festival offers much more than just three days of unrivalled musical talent across four stages." Gloucester Echo
“The Wychwood festival truly is THE festival for families where children are welcomed, and their imaginations sparked through play, art and performance.” Families Gloucestershire
“It is difficult to begin when describing the children's area, as the sheer volume of activities on offer was just amazing.” Festival Kidz
Wychwood are giving Newnham St Peters School families the opportunity to save 25% off their tickets. Plus, under 5s and parking remain free.
For more information on the festival, please visit www.wychwoodfestival.com. This offer ends May 26th, and cannot be used retrospectively.
So book, simply make your ticket selection here: https://event.bookitbee.com/7540/13th-annual-wychwood-festival-2017 and then enter the code “NEWNHAM17” when prompted.