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England - South West Festivals in 2012 (40 festivals)

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 Shobrooke Park Estate, Crediton, Devon, England
CANCELLED Very quirky festival down in Devon now in its fifth year. Three days of melodic music, fun and frolics. This festival describes itself as Shoestring Boutique - small but perfectly formed. Baby Theatre Stage, Jazz Potato Stage, Prophect Stage and much more. This years theme for 2012 is [ more... ]
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 Seale Hayne, Devon, England
 Eric Bib, Elkie Brooks, Andy Fairweather Low
Started in 2008, headliners have included Peter Green, Dr Feelgood, Nine Below Zero, Ian Parker, Mike Sanchez, Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes, and The Wildcards The Festival centres around the main stage, with various Fringe venues within a short walking distance. The new site is a grade 2 listed [ more... ]
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 Butlins, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH, England
 Jeff Mangum, Fleet Foxes, Joanna Newsom, Magnetic Fields
For ten years ATP has set itself apart from other festivals by embracing seemingly disparate artistic genres, with events featuring art exhibitions, cinema programmes, spoken word performances and stand up comedy. As well as headlining, Mangum will choose around 40 acts to play across the weekend on [ more... ]
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 Escot Park, Nr Fairmile, EX11 1LU, Devon, England
 Public Image Limited, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls and The Levellers
Organized by The Levellers "to offer not only the best in live music today but to re-create a community spirit that many events nowadays lack or choose to ignore. This event is about people young and old coming together and taking part in something that will be remembered for a long time." [ more... ]
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 Vicarage Farm, Woodmancott, Winchester, SO21 3BL, England
Small festival with unsigned and nationally recognised acts. Focuses on fair prices, great food, booze and a warm family welcome to a party weekend. Tractor rides and rural fun on the organiser's own farm. Definitely not a corporate event! Last year sold out so don't hang about. The [ more... ]
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 Birdham Road, Appledram, Chichester, England
 King King, Giles Robson and the Dirty Aces
Get there Thursday and enjoy the pre festival night, to get you in the swing of things. Staged in a 40 acre setting on the Sussex Coastal plain a couple of miles south of Chichester, Blues on the Farm has a big reputation for presenting high quality muisic from World-class musicians, in a family [ more... ]
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 Ashton Court, Bristol, England
 Dela Soul, Roni Size and Dynamite MC, Beardyman, Hawkwind
The Bristol Festival Community Group was brought to life in October 2007 by a group of passionate local volunteers interested in ensuring the survival of a community festival for the city, after the sad demise of Ashton Court Festival which had been running for over thirty years. It is a charitable [ more... ]
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 Bromyard, Herefordshire, England
 Spiers and Bowden, The Mighty Doonans, Session A9, Copper Family
Some of the most outstanding local, national and international traditional folk musicians performing in concert, ceilidhs and displays. Good camping facilities and food stalls. There are local crafts for sale and Worcester is just up the road. Last year sold out, so don't expect a guaranteed [ more... ]
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 Taunton, Devon, England
Combination of healing, meditation and music. Live music covers a wide range of tastes from folk, ska, Bollywood, opera, Irish Folk, African drumming, Breton dance music, Reggae and Gypsy plus a varied mix of DJs each night in the Dance Space. Take the shuttle bus from Taunton station to a secret [ more... ]
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 Lulworth Castle, Dorset, England
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Ones of the UK's leading family festivals. imagine the 1950s British Holiday Camp with a twist and you’ll get close to what Camp Bestival is all about. Expect to bask in nostalgia and fits of giggles as the Bestival Bluecoats, with the mighty Miguel from The Cuban Brothers at the helm, lead [ more... ]
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 Montpellier Gdns, Cheltenham, Gloucs, England
 Jamie Cullen, Imelda May, Puppini Sisters, Marcus Miller, Paloma Faith
UK talent mixed with international stars in a truly impressive line up. There are different venues for dancing, dining and diggin' the groove. Jamie Cullum was the guest director last year. This year it is Tony Dudley-Evans. He curated some big names and some very memorable concerts which also [ more... ]
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 Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
 Tickled Pink, Blackbeard's Tea Party, Brass Monkey, Vin Garbutt, Al Parrish
Chippenham Folk Festival is now in its 41st successful year. Although it has seen many changes since its beginnings in Lacock all those years ago, it still retains its 'village' atmosphere, providing three and a half days packed with song, dance, workshops and dance displays. Over 200 [ more... ]
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 Fernhill Farm, Cheddar, Somerset, England
 Dub Mafia, OnlyJoe, DJ Parker, Sheelanagig, Sam and the Womp, Babyhead
Cloud Cuckoo Land is a community-focused performing arts festival held in the Clouds somewhere over Somersets Mendip hills. Small in size but big on quality, the Clouds is an unrealistically idealistic state of mind, where everything is perfect. Collectively organised and ecologically conscious. [ more... ]
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 Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, England
 Les Sullivan, GU4, Alchemy, Mike Nicholson, Capella, Seize the Day, Cruel Folk
Sponsored by Poppy Records this three dayer has several Morrises and Mummers. There's music on Friday night and that restarts Saturday lunchtime. It's all wound down by Sunday evening to get you home in time for work on Monday. A fine array of music. There's a camping field well [ more... ]
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 Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, England
Dare 2 this year goes on safari with wildlife conservation charity Tusk Trust in association with Natural High Safaris hosting an unusual safari drive, acclaimed wildlife sculptor Mark Coreth helping you to be hands on in creating a fabulous wild beast, Honeybells Tents setting the scene for a [ more... ]
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 Bristol, Nottingham, Manchester, England
 The Drums, Pulled Apart By Horses
New talent showcase spread over two days and three venues in Bristol, Manchester & Nottingham. Some very impressive names have played it in the past. If you like catching bands before they make it, this is the one. This year the sponsor is Fred Perry which is a refreshing change from the usual [ more... ]
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 Oakley Farm, Sixpenny Handley, SP5 5NR, England
CANCELLED Intimate and affordable festival for 3500 visitors set in beautiful Dorset countryside 3 days of live music from Friday to Sunday plus bars and DJs till the wee hours 3 stages filled with a diverse range of top quality festival names, plus up-and-coming local bands Old school relaxed [ more... ]
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 Gilcombe Farm, Bruton, Somerset, England
This year we celebrate our 7th year. Run by a crack team of young locals, Farmfestival is the perfect antidote for the overloaded corporate festival calendar. Starting out as a party for friends, it has remained that way seven years on. It's a festival that doesn't believe in queues and [ more... ]
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 Purton House, Purton, Wiltshire, SN5 4EB, England
Wiltshire's No1 mini-festival for local bands and tribute acts. Now in its fifth year, this local gig started life as a 5 minute back of a fag packet plan, known then as Purtonbury and a strictly invite only gig, it's since emerged as a 'not to be missed' permanent feature on the [ more... ]
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 Cheltenham Racecourse, England
 Speech Debelle, Bellowhead, OperaUpClose, Bruce Cockburn
Really eclectic line up, alongside talks, performance art and worship. There's comedy and children's workshops, and of course, live music. There are also a series of talks which are recorded and mastered. Inspiring stuff. [ more... ]
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