Category Archives: Festival

From Bhangra to Barber – musical entertainment aims to strike a chord at Big Festival Weekend

A performance by one of the UK’s top Bhangra bands and the premiere of a new piece for orchestra and electronics will be among the musical highlights of a weekend of festivities at Plymouth University.

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Watchet Live Festival – The Selecter announced as Friday night headliners for West Somerset fest

The West Somerset Watchet Live Festival has announced The Selecter as Friday night headliners for this year’’s festival. They join a three-day line up which includes The Boomtown Rats, Big Country, Blow Monkeys, Dr & The Medics, John Otway and many more.

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Brighton Festival announces award-winning author Ali Smith as Guest Director for 2015

Brighton Festival – the largest and most established annual multi-arts festival in England – is delighted to announce that the 2015 Guest Director is award-winning Scottish author Ali Smith.

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Walk on the Wildside for Blissfields Festival 2014 line up

Legend has it – well, a press release – that festival co-founder Melanie Bliss woke up in the wee small hours of a July morning, just after Blissfields 2013, with a vision of drag queens and animals running wild, as an earthy bass-line trembled amid the trees of the festival, an echoing whisper, a chorus of “do de-do, de-do, du, de do-doo …”.

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ActionAid joins forces with top British artists to create world’s first art-based golf course

Nova Festival
Nova Festival will have a crazy, arty golf course

The anti-poverty charity ActionAid has enlisted the help of some of Britain’s top artists, including Jake Chapman and David Shrigley, to create a unique, interactive art installation to raise money to help fight poverty.

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