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Top tips for this weekend
August 2, 2018

If you’re heading onto the farm this weekend, we have compiled a quick check list for you for key things to know; Parking is £10 for the weekend and £5 for the day but we are using it to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust There is a tractor with a trailer which can...


We are enormously proud to announce that the Teenage Cancer Trust is our official charity partner this year. We have pledged to raise £25,000 for the charity which will be done using a variety of means, including car parking charges, donations for the programmes and merchandise and guest list donations. Local Teenage Cancer Trust patients...

Day splits announced
July 25, 2018

Here we are folks, who’s playing on what day at this year’s Valley Fest. To discover more about each of these acts and listen to their music check out the line-up page and also our Spotify playlist!

Ring O’Bells Take Over
July 24, 2018

The Ring O’Bells is our legendary local – a little gem in Compton Martin which has seen the likes of Kylie, Paul Weller and Coldplay perform secret gigs over the last few years. Every year, the pub decamps and becomes the Valley Fest boozer! After last year’s Ring O’Bells tent was absolutely rammed, it was...

Book your Weleda Skin Food Facial
July 13, 2018

Organic skincare gurus Weleda are back at the festival for their third year running our wellbeing area. Come along to relax with a cup of tea, chat to their experts and have relaxing hand and arm massages. You can even pre-book an incredible Skin Food Facial. Relax for half an hour of organic bliss, leaving...

Bee happy – The Community Farm’s guide to planting for bees

The Community Farm, where Valley Fest is held are passionate about organic farming. An important aspect of that is creating field margins where all kinds of wildlife can thrive and bees and other pollinators can fill feast on the flowers. Ahead of this year’s Valley Fest where they are offering a special bee walk, they...

Aardman model making at Valley Fest
July 12, 2018

‘Aardman’s Early Man Model Making Workshop with Little Yeos’ We are very excited to announce that Aardman Animations are coming to Valley Fest this year! They are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own clay model of Hognob from EARLY MAN at these fun, hands-on creative workshops. Lead by one of their...

Get yer tweed on!
June 29, 2018

With only five weeks to go till the frivolity begins, Farmer Luke and his crew are busy – not only in creating the best festival experience on earth, but also in tarting up their tweed! We encourage all festival goers to gather up their tweed and add a little Valley Fest sparkle. Sequins and tweed...

Join us for our Legend of the Lake banquet

Last year’s Friday night feast went down an absolute storm, setting the tone for the rest of the weekend, and this year we’re taking it up a notch! Come and enjoy a sit down meal the likes of which you have never experienced before. Chef Paul Collins and his team from the Yeo Valley Canteen...


Shocking new evidence has emerged which may explain the mysterious goings on that happen at Chew Valley lake for one summer weekend every year. Reports date back to ancient times of locals claiming to have seen strange figures emerging from the lake, which under the moonlight they suggested looked to be part human and part...