festivals in & around south Devon


The Woolley Festival 2014
Merkins Farm, Bradford Leigh, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2RW.
Friday 5th September until Sunday 7th September 14
ticket info: £70 including camping
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lineup includes: The Selecter, 3 Daft Monkeys, Courtney Pine, Dreadzone, Jesus Jones, Joe Brown, Martin Simpson, The Aristocrats, Chas & Dave, Joe Driscoll & Seckou Kouyate, The Bad Hands, The Croutons, The Greasy Slicks, Yes Sir Boss, Zun Zun Egui, Billy in the Lowground, Hidden Orchestra, Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston, Port Erin, The Cleverley Brothers, The Peoples String Foundation, The Robert Brian Quartet, Act 1, Fruke, Jess Vincent, Lady Nade & The Silhouettes, The Daturas, The Zen Hussies, World Government, Dizraeli and the Small Gods, Blue Rose Code, Derry, Funkinsteins, Poppa Shep, The Hot Tin Roofs, Ushti Baba, RSVP, Bartoune, Batch Gueye & The Band, Charivari ... more acts >>


Wookey Hole Music Festival 2014
Wookey Hole Club, High Street, Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1BP.
Friday 5th September until Sunday 7th September 14
ticket info: £10 Saturday night, everything else free



Hobphin 2014
Dolphin Inn, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 4TN.
Saturday 6th September until Sunday 7th September 14
ticket info: FREE



Mini V Festival 2014
The Community Farm, Denny Lane, Chew Magna, Somerset, BS40 8SZ.
Saturday 6th September until Sunday 7th September 14
ticket info: £50 for adults with camping or £20 for children
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lineup includes: Baila la Cumbia, Bristol Afrobeat Project, Catlow Sykes & Hawes, ChainSka Brassika, Count Bobo & The Bullion, Crinkle Cuts, Cut Capers, DJ Parker, Hannah & The Heartbreak, House Of Commoners, Le Skeleton Band, Moreton Vue, Nubiyan Twist, Perch & Dubdadda, Soul Train, Tantz, The Allergies, The Damn Busters, The Egg, The Hive, The Zen Hussies


Acoustica Festival 2014
Exeter Phoenix and other venues, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3LS.
Friday 12th September until Saturday 13th September 14
ticket info: £10 for the weekend
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lineup includes: Arhai, Bite The Buffalo, Blair Dunlop, Count To Fire, Death & Treason, Rhyme & Reason, Grice, Hannah Lou Clark, Hazaar, Jess McAllister, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker, Kezia, Moor Reason, Nick Harper, Polly Money, Sam Fearon, Sam Piper, Shakespeare And The Bible, Suntrapp, The Black Feathers, The Sunday SkyClub, Tom Hickox, Wildwood Kin, Winter Mountain, Woodford Green


Cornish Bluegrass Festival 2014
Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4NY.
Friday 12th September until Sunday 14th September 14
ticket info: £48 weekend
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Long Division Festival 2014
various venues, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1EH.
Friday 12th September until Sunday 14th September 14
ticket info: £50 for all events, £30 for Friday
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lineup includes: The Cribs, The Wedding Present, Gruff Rhys, Toy, Summer Camp, Roddy Woomble, iLiKETRAiNS, Frankie And The Heartstrings, The Membranes, Beans on Toast, Candy Says, Post War Glamour Girls, Bleech, Brawlers, Islet, Joel RL Phelps, Randolphs Leap, Witch Hunt, Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts, Milloy, The Ainsley Band, VerseChorusVerse, Nadine Carina, Treason Kings, The Sunbeams, Ruby Macintosh, The Reacharounds, The Grand, Protectors, Mi Mye, Knuckle, Gunnarson, Forever Cult, Clandestines, Aztec Doll, Jamiesaysmile, Adore//Repel, Allusondrugs, Alpha Shallows, Cactus Knife ... more acts >>


Riverside Country And Western Weekend 2014
Riverside Caravan And Camping Park, Marsh Lane, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3HQ.
Friday 12th September until Sunday 14th September 14
ticket info: £30 per night for 2 adults, and up to 2 children
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Fishstock Brixham 2014
Seafood Pavillion, & Eastern Jetty, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AW.
Saturday 13th September 14
ticket info: £5 adults, and under 15s are free



Small Is Festival 2014
St. George's Concert Hall, Park Street, Bristol, Bristol, BS1 5RR.
Saturday 13th September until Sunday 14th September 14
ticket info: £50 for the weekend
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St Ives Festival 2014
various venues, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2DS.
Saturday 13th September until Saturday 27th September 14
ticket info: from £20 to £22.50 with many events FREE
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lineup includes: Andy Fairweather-Low, Baldrick's Plan, Hawkwind, Kernow King, Local Vocalz, Moulettes, Producers, Richard Digance, Seth Lakeman, Steve Knightley, The Dylan Project, The Fisherman's Friends, The South, Kent Duchaine, Military Wives Choir, Tirha Tavas, Bob Devereux, Dave Pegg & Anthony John Clarke, Fake Thackray, Heinichen Ensemble, Incandescendo, Keltrix, Kenwyn String Quartet, Marazion Apollo Male Voice Choir, Penzance Youth String Orchestra, Sally Barker, Sarah Gillespie, Soft Machine, St Ives Folk Special, The Corineus Quartet, The Emerald Dawn, The Mighty Bucca Du, The Nigel Price Trio, The Ronnie Scott's All Stars, The Whitetop Mountain Band, Tyn Daga & Friends


The Hobgoblin Cheltenham Comedy Festival 2014
numerous venues, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA.
Sunday 14th September until Saturday 20th September 14
ticket info: prices vary depending upon event
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Looe Music Festival 2014
Looe beach, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1DZ.
Friday 19th September until Sunday 21st September 14
ticket info: £67.50 for adult weekend, under 18s £18.50 weekend,under 5s £1 weekend
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lineup includes: Brand New Heavies, Frank Turner, Squeeze, 3 Daft Monkeys, Adam Isaac, Anthony Bagley, Anything Goes, Aye2Aye, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Big Boss Man, Black Friday, Black Velvet, Blacktop Deluxe, Boo Hewerdine, Brunel Ladies Harmony Chorus, Charlie Wingfield, Cosmo Jarvis, Crowns, Dan Aston, Dave Hankin Big Band, David Harbottle & Freya Jonas, DfunK, Don't Touch The Walls, Falmouth Soul Sensation, Fate the Juggler, Gaz Brookfield, Gumbo Flyers, Hayseed Dixie, James Shead, Jay Tamkin Band, Jennifer Crook, Joe Biddle, Johnny and the Jailbirds, Keltique, Kernow King, Kezia, Kris Dollimore, Land of the Giants, Lawrence O'Shea, Leon Harvey ... more acts >>


Priston Festival 2014
various venues, Priston, Somerset, BA2 9EE.
Friday 19th September until Sunday 21st September 14
ticket info: from £6 to £10 many events FREE
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Something Else in the Dean 2014
undisclosed location, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14 1JU.
Friday 26th September until Sunday 28th September 14
ticket info: £30 for weekend with camping - SOLD OUT
lineup includes: Back To The Planet, Leatherat, AOS3, The Firepit Collective, Spanner, Two Man Ting, Doozer, KilnAboy, Hattie Hatstar, Tarantism, One Eyed God, Flog The Bass, Shootin' the Crow, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, Gaz Brookfield, Skewwhiff, Tim O-T, Bemis, Thinker, Stevie - One Bloke One Mandolin, Ash Mandrake, Poor Old Dogs, Demob, Who Killed the Bear, Pure Evil, Dynamite Pussy Club, Skeg, Muddy Summers & The Dirty Field Whores, Abdoujaparov, Adam Skriven, Babar Luck, Bob Smith, Boys In The Wood, Chris Webb, Efa Supertramp, Emy Lou, Headjam, Inner Terrestrials, Lukas Drinkwater, Ned The Kids Dylan ... more acts >>


Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival 2014
various venues, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AA.
Friday 26th September until Sunday 12th October 14
ticket info: varies depending upon event, first weekend is free
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Tokyo Dub 2014
Eastville Park, Eastville, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS5 6XA.
Saturday 27th September 14
ticket info: £30
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lineup includes: Aba Shanti Soundsystem, Apex Collective, Artwork, Bad Company, Benny Page, Blackboard Jungle, Buggsy, Channel One Soundsystem, Coki, Commodo, Dr Meaker, Dub Boy, Dub Pistols, Dubkasm, Ed Rush, Ed Solo, Electric Swing Circus, Eliphino, General Levy, Gentleman's Dub Club, Joe Ariwa, Joker, Jungle Brothers, Kenny Ken, Koan Sound, Kromestar, Kry Wolf, Lenzman, LTJ Bukem, Mad Professor, MC DRS, MC Moose, MC Skibadee, MC Soom T, Molotov Jukebox, Mumdance, Mungos Hi Fi, My Nu Leng, Om Unit, Optical ... more acts >>


Stroud Folk Festival 2014
Stroud Subscription Rooms, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1AE.
Saturday 27th September until Sunday 28th September 14
ticket info: early bird £24, U16s: £12
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Riverside Beer & Folk Festival 2014
Riverside Caravan And Camping Park, Marsh Lane, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3HQ.
Friday 3rd October until Sunday 5th October 14
ticket info: £20 per night for 2 adults, and up to 2 children
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Swanage Blues & Roots festival 2014
various venues, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1LB.
Friday 3rd October until Sunday 5th October 14
ticket info: £10 for an all event wristband
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Walk The Line 2014
various venues, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3HW.
Thursday 9th October until Saturday 11th October 14
ticket info: £10 for the weekend
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lineup includes: Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, Shlomo, KSH & The Going Goods, Thrill Collins


Rock Diabetes Festival 2014
Trowbridge Civic Centre, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AH.
Saturday 11th October 14
ticket info: £10
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Lowender Peran Celtic Festival 2014
Ponsmere Hotel, Perranporth, Cornwall, TR6 0BW.
Thursday 16th October until Monday 20th October 14
ticket info: from £3 - £12, depending on the event
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Two Moors Festival 2014
various locations across, Dartmoor and Exmoor, Tiverton, Dulverton, Ilsington, Taunton, Devon, EX36 3LU.
Thursday 16th October until Saturday 25th October 14
ticket info: from FREE to £10
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Simple Things Festival 2014
various venues and creative spaces, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS8 1HP.
Friday 24th October until Saturday 25th October 14
ticket info: £35
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lineup includes: Caribou, Mogwai, Jessy Lanza, Bad Breeding, Black Lips, Cooly G, Cuts, Damiano von Erckert, DJ Harvey, DJ Sprinkles, DVS1, Eagulls, Eaux, Esben and the Witch, Eugene Quell, Evian Christ, God Damn, Gramrcy, Hidden Orchestra, How To Dress Well, Impey, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Kode 9, Laurel Halo, Liars, Lovepark, Max Graef, Menace Beach, Mirel Wagner, Nightmares on Wax, October, Oliver Wilde, Onra, Pardon My French, Rejjie Snow, Ron Morelli, Scarlet Rascal & The Trainwreck, Scratcha DVA, Seven Davis JNR, Svengalisghost ... more acts >>


Frome Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival 2014
The Cheese and Grain, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1BE .
Saturday 25th October 14
ticket info: £27
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North Dorset Folk Festival 2014
The Village Hall, Burton Street, Marnhull, Dorset, DT10 1PR.
Saturday 25th October 14
ticket info: £23 (+ booking fee)
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lineup includes: Megan Henwood, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, Emily Maguire, Jaywalkers, Tinderbox, Gavin Davenport, Ninebarrow


The Day Of The Dead 2014
unknown venue, Cornwall.
Saturday 1st November 14
ticket info: £35
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Ilfracombe Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival 2014
John Fowler Holiday Park, Marlborough Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8PF.
Friday 14th November until Sunday 16th November 14
ticket info: £119 per person including accommodation
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Specialized - The Big One 3 2014
Parkdean Holiday Park, Organford Rd, Holton Heath, Sandford, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6JZ.
Friday 14th November until Sunday 16th November 14
ticket info: from £80 based on four people sharing
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House of Fun Weekender 2014
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH.
Friday 21st November until Monday 24th November 14
ticket info: from £167
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lineup includes: Madness


Giants Of Rock 2015
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH.
Friday 6th February until Monday 9th February 15
ticket info: from £89
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Crediton Folk Weekend 2015
Cheriton Fitzpaine, Crediton, Devon, EX17 1EZ.
Friday 17th April until Sunday 19th April 15
ticket info: expect around £25 for weekend



The Great British Alternative Music Festival 2015
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH.
Friday 17th April until Monday 20th April 15
ticket info: from £81
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Bristol Folk Festival 2015
St Georges Bristol and Bristol Folk House, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1 5RR.
Saturday 2nd May until Sunday 3rd May 15
ticket info: expect around £65 for weekend (+ booking fee)



Dart Music Festival 2015
various venues, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9PH.
Friday 15th May until Sunday 17th May 15
ticket info: Mostly FREE although contributions to costs are welcomed



Plymouth Volksfest 2015
Newnham Park, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 5BN.
Friday 22nd May until Sunday 24th May 15
ticket info: £65 for full weekend with camping
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Temples Festival 2015
Motion, 74-78 Avon Street, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS2 0PX.
Friday 29th May until Sunday 31st May 15
ticket info: £90 weekend ticket + booking fee
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lineup includes: Converge, Between The Buried And Me, Bolzer, Bongzilla, Celeste, Goatsnake, Goatwhore, Impetuous Ritual, Leng T'che, Magrudergrind, Nails, Pig Destroyer, Portal, Today Is the Day, Torche, Trap Them, Triptykon, Will Haven


Wychwood Music Festival 2015
Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH.
Friday 29th May until Sunday 31st May 15
ticket info: expect around £100 for the weekend, with camping



Colourfest 2015
Shaftsbury Estate , Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, BH21 5NA.
Friday 5th June until Monday 8th June 15
ticket info: expect £135 adult w/e tickets, £15 for children (3-16)



Wimborne Minster Folk Festival 2015
various venues, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1AS.
Friday 12th June until Sunday 14th June 15
ticket info: expect £45 adult w/e tickets



3 Wishes Faery Fest 2015
Mount Edgecumbe House and Country Park, Torpoint, Cornwall, PL10 1HZ.
Friday 19th June until Sunday 21st June 15
ticket info: expect around £89 for weekend



Oceanfest 2015
Croyde Bay, Croyde, Devon, EX33 1NZ.
Friday 19th June until Sunday 21st June 15
ticket info: expect around £50



Glastonbury Festival 2015
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ.
Wednesday 24th June until Sunday 28th June 15
ticket info: expect around £210 (secured with a deposit) - on sale October



Keynsham Music Festival 2015
Keynsham Memorial Park, Bath, Somerset, BS31 1DP.
Monday 29th June until Sunday 5th July 15
ticket info: FREE (donation)



Boogie Woogie Festival 2015
Sturminster Newton British Legion, Bath Road, Sturminster, Dorset, DT10 1DU.
Friday 3rd July until Sunday 5th July 15
ticket info: expect around £70



Sark Folk Festival 2015
various venues, Channel Islands, Sark, GY9 0SD.
Friday 3rd July until Sunday 5th July 15
ticket info: expect around £60 weekend



2000trees Festival 2015
Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 4BL.
Thursday 9th July until Saturday 11th July 15
ticket info: £67.50
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Glas-Denbury 2015
Fairfield Farm, Denbury, Devon, TQ12 6DQ.
Friday 10th July until Saturday 11th July 15
ticket info: expect £25, under 12s free



NASS 2015
Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN.
Friday 10th July until Sunday 12th July 15
ticket info: early bird £89 for weekend (+ booking fee)
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Priddy Folk Festival 2015
various venues, Priddy, Somerset, BA5 3BB.
Friday 10th July until Sunday 12th July 15
ticket info: expect around £65 for weekend ticket



Swanage Jazz Festival 2015
various venues, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HE.
Friday 10th July until Sunday 12th July 15
ticket info: expect around £76 for a weekend stroller ticket



Larmer Tree Festival 2015
Larmer Tree Gardens, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, SP5 5PY.
Wednesday 15th July until Sunday 19th July 15
ticket info: super early bird £190 for 5 days
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OUT West Festival 2015
secret outdoor location, Bath/Frome/West Wilts area, Wiltshire.
Thursday 16th July until Sunday 19th July 15
ticket info: £45 for a weekend ticket
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Chagstock 2015
Whiddon Down, Chagford, Devon, EX20 2PR.
Friday 17th July until Saturday 18th July 15
ticket info: expect around £75 for a weekend adult



Godney Gathering 2015
Godney Farm, Godney, Somerset, BA5 1RX .
Saturday 18th July 15
ticket info: expect around £18



Village Pump Folk Festival 2015
White Horse Country Park, Trowbridge Road, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 4LX.
Friday 24th July until Sunday 26th July 15
ticket info: expect around £120 for a weekend ticket



Camp Bestival 2015
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS.
Thursday 30th July until Sunday 2nd August 15
ticket info: early bird £175 weekend camping from Thursday
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Port Eliot Festival 2015
Port Eliot Estate, St Germans, Cornwall, PL12 5ND.
Thursday 30th July until Sunday 2nd August 15
ticket info: super early bird £145 (+ booking fee)
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Outcider Festival 2015
Fern Hill Farm, Compton Martin, Somerset, NN16 9UP.
Friday 31st July until Sunday 2nd August 15
ticket info: expect around £50



Sidmouth Folk Week 2015
various venues, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR.
Friday 31st July until Friday 7th August 15
ticket info: expect around £280 for all-in-one adult ticket



Boardmasters 2015
Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AN.
Thursday 6th August until Sunday 9th August 15
ticket info: early bird £109 with camping
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Whirl-y-Fayre 2015
Vale Of Avalon, near Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8BG.
Friday 7th August until Sunday 9th August 15
ticket info: expect around £99 for a weekend ticket
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Beautiful Days 2015
Escot Park, near Fairmile, Devon, EX11 1LU.
Friday 21st August until Sunday 23rd August 15
ticket info: expect around £130 for adult weekend tickets



Purbeck Folk Festival 2015
Wilkswood Farm, Langton Matravers, Swanage , Dorset, BH19 3DU.
Thursday 27th August until Sunday 30th August 15
ticket info: expect £90 adult weekend, youth (12-17) £45, under 12s £10



End of the Road Festival 2015
Larmer Tree Gardens, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5PT.
Friday 4th September until Sunday 6th September 15
ticket info: £150 for the weekend
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