The Theatre Tent 2016

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The Theatre Tent 2016

The 2016 line-up in our seated Theatre Tent includes Rise ’n Shine with Entertainingly Different every morning plus Makeshift Ensemble who present Fox and Rabbits idiots guide to The Owl and the Pussycat – Adventures in a pea-green boat, magician Magic Matt joins us for two shows, Entertainingly Different also present Beautiful Days “The Musical” and Swamp Circus bring us their family show The Curiosity Shop. We also welcome back La Navet Bete with new show The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Wake Up & Dance, plus French/English female...

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The Band Stand 2016 line-up announced

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The Band Stand 2016 line-up announced

The Band Stand which can be found in Redwoods near The Theatre Tent will play host to live music, comedy and chat from Alexander McKay, Brian Stone, Calling All Astronauts, Chris Eccleshall, CUD Acoustic, Drumscapes, the 2016 Fancy Dress Competition, Flipron, Geoff Lakeman, Greenman Rising, Jack of All, John Robb in conversation with CUD, The Frank and Walters and Tony Wright (Terrorvision), Josephine and the Artizans, Medicine Hat, Neck, Open Mic Sessions throughout the weekend, Paul Coultas, Rews, The Frank and Walters, The Steve Eggs...

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2016 line-up announced

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in News | Comments Off

2016 line-up announced

Headlining Beautiful Days 2016 on the Friday night are Leftfield – one of Britain’s most influential electronic dance acts. Their debut Leftism, remains one of the defining statements of 90s dance music. Headlining on Saturday night we welcome back Manchester legends James who release their fourteenth new studio album ‘Girl at the End of the World’ this month. Sunday night headliners are festival founders Levellers who will close the weekend with a spectacular show including a firework finale. Joining them on the Main Stage bill are...

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Helping to raise funds for refugees in Northern France

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Helping to raise funds for refugees in Northern France

We’ve teamed up with 21 other independent UK festivals to help raise funds and awareness for France’s refugee camps. The Ultimate Festival Prize Draw is offering 22 lucky entrants the chance to win a pair of tickets to one of the festivals for a donation towards the cause. 44 tickets – 22 Festivals – 1 Great Cause More info & Donate here - www.fundsurfer.com/project/festival-draw  Closing date: 1st March 2016 The bulk of the funds raised will go towards Aid Box Convoy: Bristol – refugees in Grand Synthe project. Where the team...

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Grass Roots Festival Award Winners

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Grass Roots Festival Award Winners

Beautiful Days won ‘The Grass Roots Festival Award’ last night at the 2015 UK Festival Awards. Huey Morgan from BBC 6 Music / Fun Lovin’ Criminals presented the Awards to a packed audience of nominees and festival industry guests at London’s Roundhouse. Beautiful Days had also been shortlisted for Best Family Festival and Best Medium Festival. The UK Festival Awards has been celebrating the efforts of the nation’s festival industry since 2004 and Beautiful Days has been shortlisted every year for a number of awards and has previously won the...

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Nominated for 4 UK Festival Awards

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Nominated for 4 UK Festival Awards

We’ve been nominated for Best Medium Sized Festival, Grass Roots Award, Best Family Festival and Best Toilets at the 2015 Festival Awards. Voting is live now and will run until Sunday 25th October. If you’ve got 2 mins please vote for us! Shortlists will be announced on 29 October and then the final winners are announced at a ceremony in London on 26 November VOTE NOW - http://www.festivalawards.com/vote-now/...

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Tickets nearly sold out and more acts

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in News | Comments Off

Tickets nearly sold out and more acts

American hip hop trio HOUSE OF PAIN featuring rapper Everlast, Danny Boy and DJ Lethal, famous for hits including the impossibly infectious single ‘Jump Around’, will play the Main Stage on Friday night at Beautiful Days. Urban/world collective NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE will play their first ever UK show on the festival’s Big Top Stage. The socially-conscious group are fronted by Nahko - an Oregon-native born a mix of Apache, Puerto Rican and Filipino cultures. We’re also delighted to welcome back festival...

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2015 LINE-UP & THEME ANNOUNCED

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2015 LINE-UP & THEME ANNOUNCED

BEAUTIFUL DAYS 2015 ANNOUNCE DROPKICK MURPHYS, HAPPY MONDAYS, LEVELLERS, GOGOL BORDELLO, IDLEWILD, FREEBORN JOHN, JACK SAVORETTI, WILKO JOHNSON, RICH HALL’S HOEDOWN, THE UKELELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN, KATZENJAMMER, HOFFMAESTRO, EDDI READER, THE CIRCUS OF HORRORS, ‘THIS GARDEN’ THEME and MANY MORE! Headlining Beautiful Days 2015 are Boston celtic-punk powerhouse Dropkick Murphys playing their only UK festival date this year, plus seminal Manchester legends Happy Mondays celebrating the 25th anniversary of their 1990...

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2015 tickets on sale soon!

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in News | Comments Off

2015 tickets on sale soon!

Tickets for the 2015 festival go on sale on Friday 06 February and then the full line-ups for the MAIN STAGE and THE BIG TOP and the SUNDAY THEME will be announced on Tuesday 24 March. To say we are excited here at HQ would be an understatement. We have confirmed some of our favourite acts to play this year including some acts we’ve wanted for over 10 years to join us at Escot Park! All information, prices, OTF discount and general terms & conditions are on the festival website and links to buy will be updated on the tickets page...

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VOTE FOR US FOR 4 FESTIVAL AWARDS

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in News | Comments Off

VOTE FOR US FOR 4 FESTIVAL AWARDS

We’ve been nominated for FOUR awards this year at the UK Festival Awards – if you fancy voting for us that would be lovely. Voting is open now until 27 October at www.festivalawards.com/vote and then shortlists are announced on 04 November. Winners will be announced on the 01 December at the awards ceremony in London. If you want to after you’ve voted you can also enter the Dream Summer prize draw for 2 VIP tickets to every festival that wins an award, as well as a new iPad mini. We’re up for Best Family Festival, Best...

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