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England - Central Festivals in 2012 (34 festivals)

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 Near Gatten Farm, Ratlinghope, Shrewbury,Shropshire, SY50SN, England
 Dreadzone, Imperial Leisre, The Undercover Hippy, Electric Swing Circus
The Shropshire hills are set to come alive again with the sound of live music. A 3 day family music festival offering children's entertainers, circus workshops, story tellers and craft workshops,magicans, licensed bar, vegeterian food stalls, flushing toilets, hot showers, craft and [ more... ]
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 Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucs, England
 65 Days of Static, Pulled Apart By Horses, Rolo Tomassi, The Excerts
Environmental, ethical and grass roots festival. UK bands and local food. Ethos is have a good time and listen to all sorts of music in a sunny field. Rock, pop, indie and downright strange. 6 friends united by the love of guitar driven music put this little gem together and put together this [ more... ]
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 Uttoxeter Race Course, Staffordshire, England
 Joan Armatrading, John Cooper Clarke, Glenn Tilbrook, Tir Na Nog, The Animals
 92%
A great family event, with Craft Stalls & Displays, Juggling Schools, Drumming & Guitar Workshops,Soccer Workshops, Yoga Classes, Pixies, Dragons, Story Telling, Comedy. Tribal Dancing, Belly Dancing, Morris Dancing, Face Painting & Stilt Walkers are also to be found. There are flushing [ more... ]
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 Kedlestone Hall, Quardon, Derbyshire, England
 Levellers, The Damned, Dreadzone, System 7, Banco de Gaia, Terrorvision
 100%
Combo of music and cabaret. Great website with car sharing and other fab bits. Good kick start to the season. Music starts at midday each day and this year has an active proof of ID scheme to stop alcohol abuse. There is a camper van area. Bearded Theory is located in the heart of the Derbyshire [ more... ]
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 Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, South Derbyshire, England
 Oysterband, Chumbawamba, Eddi Reader, June Tabor, The Magic Tombolinos
Grass roots festival with rock, blues and poetry! Real ale and cider a big feature as well as a nice family atmosphere. The Big Session grew out of the spirit of after hours music sessions between artists and festival goers and developed into an award winning event. For music lovers and festival [ more... ]
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 Catton Hall, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, England
 Dimmu Borgir, Hatebreed, Corrosion of Conformity, Anvil, Watain, Alice Cooper
 87%
Metal and rock at its finest. There are 4 campsites with varying degrees of messiness and there is a great phone app with all stage times etc.. The line up is impressive and it has maintained ints independent roots [ more... ]
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 Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England
 Asian Dub Foundation, Dub Pistols, The Beat, The Skatalites
 93%
This is an energetic 4 day party with a great atmosphere. Tons of great music across 12 stages and loads for the kids to get involved with too. A diverse world party is the order of the day at Boomtown with its top class bill of ska, cabaret, folk, reggae, dub and country. This 10,000 capacity, [ more... ]
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 Santa Pod, Wellingborough, Northants, England
Drag Racing, RWYB, 4 Music Arenas, show & Shine, Comedy, Traders, Stunt Displays, Jet Car, Autojumble, Funfair and much, much more! Gates open Friday 9am If you are a VW fan then this is worth catching. An awesome collection of beetles, buses, variants and other rare specimens. This is number 26 [ more... ]
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 Shakespeare County Raceway, Warwickshire, England
 Hells Bells, Boot Led Zeppelin, The Union, Urban Voodoo Machine
Now in its 26th year and real biker festival that combines drag racing, music and generally having a proper party. Starts on Thursday and goes through to Sunday. Good selection of beers and plenty of alternative entertainment. It also does its fair share of raising money for charity, so get down [ more... ]
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 The Great Tew Estate, Oxon, England
 Elvis Costello, Alison Moyet, Jools Holland, Will Young
Chilled weekend with a mixed, eclectic line up. A lovingly crafted, top notch, very English open air party, tailor-made for the whole family. It has moved from Cornbury to Great Tew (a stone's throw away) and the views are quite breathtaking. The name remains the same. Most people lounge about [ more... ]
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 Donington Park, Castle Donington, England
 Metallica, Black Sabbath, Prodigy, Machine Head, Anthrax, Tenacious D
 66%
Rock and metal fest. 3 days of axe wielding mayhem. 2 outdoor stages and a chill out area in the woods! Has big names and plenty of sweat, beer and leather. Hear those Marshall amps turned up to 11. Takes place at a race circuit so facilities are excellent. The venue was host to Monsters of Rock [ more... ]
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 Cropredy, Oxon, England
 Squeeze, Bellowhead, Joan Armatrading, Fairport Convention and friends
3 day festival of music and good cheer. The Fairport Convention have been going since the 60s and this is their festival! A hard working group that has overcome changes and tragedies to lodge themselves in the halls of musical fame. Cropredy is a pretty village five miles north of Banbury in [ more... ]
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 Turnpost Farm, Wymeswold, Leics., England
 Pearl Jammer, T Rextasy, Sweet, The Police Academy, Showaddywaddy, Guns 2 Roses
 100%
Free camping & free car park means this tribute band festival lives up to its name. There are other acts besides the covers, so you can see some new talent and old faces. Great deals on food and hot drinks. Food outlets offer bargain kids' meals and if you buy a mug, unlimited refills. [ more... ]
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 Long Marston, Stratford upon Avon, England
Sprung from the roots of God's Kitchen this a globe trotting dance music festival that takes place at the end of July on an airfield in the Midlands. It's loud, brash and full of attitude. If you don't like dancing your socks off until the early hours then find something a big more [ more... ]
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 Swanwick, Amber Valley, England
 Allo Darling, Veronica Falls, The Jue Bridges, Bart Cummings, Orca Team
Ride miniature steam trains, drink cider and watch indie bands. Surreal, splendid and original. You get your wristband from the conductor on the train, and expect a jam at the church for some of the live sessions. They are not big names, but some of these artists deserve exposure and provide [ more... ]
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 Moseley Park, Birmingham, England
 Ghostpoet, Roots Manuva, Troumaca
Fantastic line up over 3 days, and there is an emphasis on having a funky time rather than beard stroking and lounging. It's quite a chilled affair with most people taking chairs and blankets and settling down for the day, but there's plenty of dancing going on too. Giles Peterson and DJ [ more... ]
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 A615, nr matlock, derbyshire, de55 6db, England
 Robbie Williams Tribute, Back For Good, The Beatalls
A weekend of live music & entertainment.. A full line up of great bands, as well as tribute bands. As well as many more live bands taking to the main stage over the weekend, the mychoone festival will have live coverage from derbyshires PEAK FM, there is a large beer tent on site, camping is [ more... ]
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 Nr Market Harborough, England
 Spektre, far Too Loud, Ed Solo, Spectrasoul, MC Xander, Atomic Drop
Noisily is a brand new intimate music and arts festival nestled in the rolling Leicestershire countryside. Taking place deep within a woodland setting - less than one hour from London’s Kings Cross - Noisily will be a fully immersive environment where attendees are invited to truly let themselves go [ more... ]
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 Bignor Park, Pulborough, West Sussex, England
 Ghostpoet, Jessie Ware, Finks, The Staves, Phenomenal Handclap Band
Small intimate and independent. This is what this festival sets out to be in its first year, curated by two of The Big Chill founders. Built on consideration and care for the smallest details and the biggest ideas. It offers a line-up of brilliant and eclectic break-through new music alongside some [ more... ]
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 Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, England
 Andy C, Dreadzone, The Proclaimers
 91%
At Nozstock intimacy is the key as Pete 'Noz' Nosworthy opens up his farm for a festival which takes partying outdoors back to its roots. No rampant commercialism, no big-name corporate sponsors or guest-list elitism. A festival built from a curious amalgamation of performance, art, [ more... ]
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UK  (181 festivals)
England - South East (48 festivals)
England - South West (40 festivals)
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England - North West (18 festivals)
England - North East (14 festivals)
Wales (12 festivals)
Scotland (10 festivals)
Channel Islands (2 festivals)
England - East (3 festivals)
Europe  (106 festivals)
North America  (22 festivals)
Asia  (4 festivals)
Australia & NZ  (26 festivals)
South America  (3 festivals)
Africa  (6 festivals)
 
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