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DAILY HIGHLIGHTS

So much to see, So much to do

 

 

 

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WHAT'S ON?

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ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES

So much to do, you'll struggle to fit it all in

INCLUDING

Professor Pumpernickel

PROFESSOR PUMPERNICKEL

Roll up, roll up and witness the greatest show on Earth. Starring exotic chemical compounds, unfathomable physics phenomena and some really rubbish jokes all mixed up with a German scientist as your host.

The Excitables

THE EXCITABLES

The fantastic Excitables will once again return to bring colour, glitter and their own unique blend of 'Painty Insanity' to the festival.
World Class Face & Body Painting, Balloon Twisters, Henna Artists, Hair Wraps & More!! This fabulous team will entertain and decorate anyone and anything in their path.

Story Tellers

STORYTELLERS

Everybody loves a good story, We have a great selection of Classic and Modern storytellers this year to captivate you with tales of intrigue and excitement.

CHARACTERS & PERFORMERS

Colour and Spectacle will mingle with the crowd, Featuring Stilt Walkers, Bubble Blowers, Body Painted Models, Characters & much much more, there will ALWAYS be something to see

CRAFTING DEMONSTRATIONS

Some of our traders will be showing you their skills first hand. These artisans will amaze and educate at the same time.

 


WORKSHOPS

2016 WORKSHOPS INCLUDE:

TREEDRUM - AFRICAN DRUM WORKSHOP

Treedrum is here to get you drumming with fabulous West African Drumming workshops.
Learn to drum all your cares away.
Great for stress relief!

FAMILY DROP IN CRAFT WORKSHOP

Cutty, Sticky, Colourful fun for everyone!

FAMILY SONGS AND MUSIC WORKSHOP

Come along to sing along and remember to join in with the actions.

FAMILY MINI MELODEON WORKSHOP

Family Mini Melodeon Workshops (children over 8 years please)

JUNK MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKING

These workshops will have you making and playing music in no time at all, on instruments you made yourselves!

SLIDE GUITAR - CANJO WORKSHOP

Come along and enjoy playing these beatiful handmade slide guitars.

CHARACTERS & PERFORMERS

Colour and Spectacle will mingle with the crowd, Featuring Stilt Walkers, Bubble Blowers, Body Painted Models, Characters & much much more, there will ALWAYS be something to see

CRAFTING DEMONSTRATIONS

Some of our traders will be showing you their skills first hand. These artisans will amaze and educate at the same time.

WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING?

Steam Punk

STEAMPUNK THEME

The Acoustic Festival will be adopting a Steam Punk theme in 2016.

Celebrating the alternative Victoriana with steam powered technology and larger than life characters.

Several Steampunk Groups will be in and around the festival, feel free to dress up and join them or just marvel in the spectacle.

Be prepared for Tea Duels and the odd low flying scone as these wonderfully ecccentric characters entertain you.

Live Lounge

Live Lounge

New for 2016, The Live Lounge brings a new aspect to performance at the Acoustic Festival.
Offering a more intimate and personal connection with the performers including Question and Answers as well as EXCLUSIVE live performances you can't get anywhere else on the site
In the evenings this will house our Comedy Club (also new for 2016) And featuring 'Literary Corner', Author Meet & Greet, Book Discussion, Readings. This new addition is likely to be popular.

Mad Hatters Hat Day

Mad Hatters Tea Party & Hat Day

Sunday is Hat Day, bring your best bonnet and dress to impress.

TRADERS

FEATURED TRADERS


BOOKWORM ABROAD

New & Quality Used Books


CATS PROTECTION

Promoting the work of the Trust


CRYSTAL CAVE

Shamanic/Tribal Jewellery


SG PERCUSSION

Hand Made Cajon, Bongo's & World Percussion


FUDGE FACTORY

Quality Hand Made Fudge


GHOSTS

Clothing & Accessories


GOURANGOO

Nepalese Clothing


TINKULELES

Hand Made Ukuleles from 'UpCycled' Materials


HEADGEAR UK

UpCycled Hats & Accessories


KINKY MELONS RETRO BOUTIQUE

Vintage Clothing & Homewares


LOUIS EDWARDS COIN JEWELLERY

Jewellery & gifts made from old coins


WIND ART

Kites, Flag Poles & Flags


LURCHER GALLERY

Steampunk Clothing & Accesories


MUSIC IN THE GREEN

Vinyl & CD's


MENTAL BODY JEWELLERY

Giftware & Accessories


THREE FAIRIES

Fairy Crafts


CATERERS

A small taster of the foods selection available in 2016.

Catering 1
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Catering 2

Pizza

ITALIAN KITCHEN

Freshly made pizza cooked with a wood fire

MandMIces

M&M

Various Delicious Ice Creams & Frozen Treats

CONTACT US

THE ACOUSTIC FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN

PO BOX 64,

AMMANFORD,

SA18 9AB

INFO@ACOUSTICFESTIVAL.CO.UK

0333 900 0919

OFFICE HOURS:

MON - FRI: 10:00 - 16:00

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CAMPING

Camping

 

Camping on the festival site is for Weekend with Camping ticket holders only.

We are one of the few festivals where you can park next to your tent!

A weekend camping pass allows you to arrive on Friday 3rd June at 9 am and stay until Monday 6th June at 11am.

The Campsite will open 2 pm Thursday June 2nd.

A Thursday Camping Pass must be purchased for each adult if you want to arrive Thursday and camp Thursday night.

Children who are 15 and under have a free Thursday pass!

Children

 

Children aged 10-15 at the time of the festival need a Child ticket or a Child Camping Ticket.

Kids aged 5-9 at the time of the festival need a Kid ticket or a Kid Camping Ticket.

Infants aged 4 and under at the time of the festival need an Infant Ticket or Infant Camping ticket at just £1.

Caravans

 

Camper van, Trailer tent and Caravan passes can be booked for JUST £10 per vehicle, per pitch.

All occupants must also buy Weekend tickets with Camping

Car Parking
Please note that Uttoxeter Racecourse reserve the right to charge for parking at £5 per vehicle payable on entry.

No Dogs Allowed Sorry but Dogs are not allowed on the Campsite nor The Festival Arena.

GLAMPING

For those seeking a little more 'Luxury' during this years festival.

 

Village Belles
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