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Bookings for the feasts have opened!
April 13, 2019

The region’s culinary heroes and heroines will be cooking up a storm over the food festival weekend. Join fellow diners for a feast of epic proportions featuring menu of culinary delights and surprise performances. Forget the cheese sandwich and crisps back at camp. Feast with your friends! Book them here as they move fast! Here’s...

Vote for the Community Farm to build a feel good garden!

Our friends at The Community Farm, near Bristol, have been picked by the National Lottery to bid for £38,300 funding and build a Feel Good Garden at their Denny Lane site, where Valley Fest is held. They currently grow delicious vegetables and, if successful, they’ll be able to create a special, shared community space, where social...

Announcing our line up!
March 22, 2019

It’s a big day! We’ve unleashed all our plotting and hatching, so feast your eyes below!   Live acts   The line up includes some of the most exciting bands in the world right now. Nubiyan Twist will bring their intense afrobeat, latin jazz sound to the party. Steeling Sheep, the idiosyncratic Liverpool trio, known...

Pony & Trap & Root Takeover
March 1, 2019

The region’s culinary heroes and heroines will be cooking up a storm over the food festival weekend. On Saturday night, owner of the Michelin-starred Pony & Trap, Josh Eggleton, together with Rob Howell, Head Chef of Root, which recently won a Bib Gourmand award, will be cooking the feasts. Josh says: “Valley Fest is a true celebration...

Tom Odell headlines Sunday
March 1, 2019

The Mystery is over. Prepare to be Magnetised. We Can’t Pretend to be other than completely stoked! Tom Odell will take to the Lake Stage on the final night of Valley Fest.Not only is he BRITs Critics’ Choice Award winner, he is an Ivor Novello-winning songwriting sensation. Master of the ivories, showman extraordinaire, this piano...

£14,479.15 raised for Teenage Cancer Trust
February 18, 2019

Trumpets please! Last week we gave Teenage Cancer Trust a whopping £14, 479.15 which was raised at last year’s festival. This was achieved through sales of programmes, merchandise, car parking and some very generous donations – you know who you are! This money will help to ensure that young people in the South West don’t have to...

Razorlight headline Saturday night!
February 21, 2019

Someone’s going to keep us Up All Night.  So there’s no way you’re going to want to be Somewhere Else. Hmmm…Whose Golden Touch might that be? Yep you’ve got it. Razorlight are going to be headlining on Saturday night! They were formed in London in 2002 around lead singer Johnny Borrell. And quickly became one...

Basement Jaxx to headline on Friday
February 21, 2019

Oh My Gosh! Red Alert! It’s time to Do Your Thing! A stone-cold classic Basement Jaxx DJ set will definitely get the party started on Friday night. With more than three million album sales under their belt, double BRIT award winners (Best Dance Act) and a GRAMMY, they are true crowd pleasers and dance floor...

Early birds sold out
November 2, 2018

It’s happened. The early birds have got all the worms. But fear not, tier one tickets are now on sale. So get in on the action and get ’em while they last.  There are lots of exciting things happening at our end which we’ll be sharing over the coming months. For now hold tight. But...