Wychwood Music Festival 2010

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Summary

The Wychwood Music Festival has been recognized by Time Out, The Independent, the UK Festival Awards, and others as once of the best festivals in the UK. The 3-day fest features music, comedy, workshops, children's events, and more and attracts up to 7,500 people each year.

While there's no compensation for performances, selected artists will receive a guest pass for each band member and 5-10 bands will be selected through Sonicbids./n/nWychwood Music Festival 2010 will take place at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire on the weekend of 4th - 6th June 2010. Idyllically set beneath the beautiful Prestbury hills, the site is divided into the Festival Village (encompassing the Main Stage Arena, The Big Top, Workshop areas, Global Trade Village and Healing Gardens) and the Campsite which is a short distance from the Festival Village on 'centre course'. The festival site has a capacity of 7,500 people and a licence that allows entertainment until 3 AM.


The three day festival features music, comedy, workshops, cinema, a children's literature festival, and more. The line-up for 2009 included Super Furry Animals, Supergrass, Dub Colossus, The Wonder Stuff, Oysterband, The Beat, The Men They Couldn't Hang, Bellowhead, Little Boots, Cara Dillon, Red Light Company, Dohl Foundation, Kissmet and many more. While there's no compensation for performances, selected artists will receive a guest pass for each band member. They are also looking to select 5-10 bands through Sonicbids!


The Wychwood Music Festival was launched in 2005 by a group of festival enthusiasts wanting to create an intimate and thrilling weekend festival experience, delivering not only the best acts of the day, but up and coming music, and some other specialties you might not ordinarily come across!


The Wychwood Music Festival quickly gained a national audience and reputation thanks to its eclectic mix of music and creative programming. Time Out described the Festival as "an excellent hybrid of the Big Chill, WOMAD and The Cambridge Folk Festival." The Independent described it as 'a bijou Glastonbury' and it was nominated for Best Family Festival at the UK Festival Awards for the 4 times in a row!


Major partners include The Independent, Hook Norton Brewery, Borders, 106 Jack FM, University of Worchester, University of Gloucestershire, Songlines Magazine, eFestivals, and more.