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New chefs announced with 1 week to go!

News postThe wait is almost over… Only 1 week to go until The Big Feastival opens its gates and we can hardly contain our excitement!

We’re down to our final few Camping Tickets so if you haven’t done so already, click here to secure your spot. Weekend and Day Tickets are still available but selling fast so book today to avoid disappointment.

With our biggest music and entertainment line-up to date, plus an incredible selection of food and drink experts ready to tantalize your tastebuds, this year promises to be our best yet.

Who’s excited? We can’t wait!

More chefs announced!

Joining us in The AEG Big Kitchen…

Daisy Lowe has starred in major fashion campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton and Agent Provocateur, and has just launched her first cookery book – Sweetness & Light, which is the result of her journey to discover the craft of baking guilt-free delicious treats.

Making a welcome return to Feastival, Grain Store chef Bruno Loubet will not only be hitting the stage, but will take the humble bacon roll to new heights with the launch of his food truck venture, Le Swine, parking up for the first time in our campsite.

Finally, don’t miss Alex James and his mate Matt Stone share some foodie tips and behind-the-scenes tales from their latest TV series, Recipes that Rock II. This gourmet travel series follows Alex and Australian rock’n'roll chef, Matt, on a roadtrip through Western Australia and you can hear all about it and catch them both in action on Saturday afternoon.

Pre-order your Feastival Event Guide!

Our Big Feastival Event Guide is now available to pre-order to be ready for you to collect upon arrival at The Big Feastival. This essential piece of kit includes the full Feastival schedule, map of the site and a whole bunch of other useful info.

Also, take a look at our range of Big Feastival merchandise, which guarantees to complete your festival look.

Ready, Steady, Cook!

This year, we are thrilled to have Daylesford Organic joining AEG to run the AEG Cooking Club.

Head Tutor, Steve Brown, will host a series of Induction and Steam cookery classes for visitors to get hands on and learn to cook healthy, seasonal dishes.

For budding chefs, the team from Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Garden Project will also be on hand running kids classes with produce fresh from The Potato Patch.

Little ones can cook up delights such as ‘Bombay Roasties & Simple Green Salad’ using a little know-how and Jamie Oliver’s Wood Fired Ovens.

New Camping Tickets Released!

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Due to popular demand, we’ve added more camping tickets for this year’s Big Feastival and are placing a limited amount on sale from 5pm today.

These seriously hot tickets won’t last long so if you haven’t secured your spot yet, book today to avoid disappointment!

Click here for tickets.

The Bandstand is back!

With less than 2 weeks to go til The Big Feastival opens its gates, the new announcements keep on coming! This week, we’re delighted to announce that The Bandstand will be back with a bang and its most entertaining line up to date.

From early morning Voga sessions with Little Miracles Drinks to the chance to perform with London’s hippest urban choir in Gospeloke, there really is something for everyone. Join in the daytime fun with hoola hoop troupe Marawa’s Majorettes, audience quiz-show Last Man Standing and everyone’s favourite Musical Bingo.

By night, take a trip back to the 80s with Club de Fromage, gamble with the DJ in Dance Floor Roulette and even tie the knot with Four Weddings and a Disco. All this and live performances from an incredible line up of acoustic acts.

Click here to read more on The Bandstand and here to see the recently revealed list of performers for the brand new The Udder Stage.

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Twigwam anyone?

Whether you’re a fan or not, you won’t want to miss the incredible edible encampment at #CampTwiglet – come along and recharge your festival batteries in a land of Twiglets.

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Take a break and enjoy!

Come and experience Lavazza coffee at Big Feastival 2014.
Their expert Baristas will be serving Italy’s favourite coffee throughout the weekend and coffee masterclasses will be hosted at The Table Sessions.
Children’s activities are scheduled throughout the day with some special early evening entertainment.

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Powered by sunshine, wind and rain

Big Feastival’s Official Energy Partner this year is the 100% renewable electricity company, Good Energy.
Good Energy will be energizing the crowds on the farm with their fun, family-friendly Human Hamster Wheel—the harder you hamster, the more electricity you generate!
Their welcoming team will be on hand with fun ways for you to learn about renewable electricity.

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More big fun for families at The Big Feastival!

Frozen, Jampires, Peter Rabbit 710x300We’re excited to announce that even more children’s entertainment has been added to The Big Feastival 2014 line-up!

Change4Life with Disney’s ‘10 Minute Shake Up’ Roadshow joins us on site this year with fun, interactive activities and games for all ages. Families can try their hands at different challenges inspired by their favourite Disney and Disney Pixar stories, from a ‘Toy Story’ inspired lasso throwing game to ‘Frozen’ inspired musical statues.

Visit the land of those little jammy dodgers, the Jampires, in a magical picture book adventure. The creators of Jampires will be on hand to show you how to draw a Jampire, and create your very own awesome comic book strip.

And Peter Rabbit will be leading interactive storytelling and gardening activities, where you can even grow your very own carrots!

Find out more 

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Last few VIP tickets

The VIP Lounge in association with Heidsieck & Co. Monopole Champagne is almost completely sold out.

The final few tickets for Friday remain, so grab them quickly to ensure you don’t miss out!

The VIP Lounge in association with Heidsieck & Co. Monopole Champagne includes access to a private bar, premium toilet facilities, chef Q&A’s and acoustic performances. The views of the main stage from the dedicated garden area compliment the mood perfectly.

Get Friday tickets here »

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Welcome back Birra Moretti

Birra Moretti are proud to be back as the Official Beer Sponsor of The Big Feastival and they look forward to welcoming you to the Moretti Table.

You’ll find them to the right of the Main Stage in their specially constructed Moretti Bar.

Come join in the fun and relax with an ice cool beer, play a bit of table football or even try some delicious Moretti food!

For more details »

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Generating Good Energy at Big Feastival

A strong supporter of locally, responsibly and ethically sourced energy (and food!), Good Energy is proud to be the Official Energy Partner of The Big Feastival.

Good Energy encompasses the power of all the British elements – sunshine, wind and rain to source 100% renewable electricity for homes and businesses.

You won’t miss them by the Lifestyle Village— try out their Human Hamster Wheel and see how much power you can generate!

Win tickets to The Big Feastival here »

Wyld Wood Organic Cider

Wlyd WoodSitting in the heart of the Big Feastival- with one of the best views of the main stage- is the Wyld Wood Organic Cider tepee, serving deliciously refreshing sparkling cider delivered straight from the Westons Cider Mill in Herefordshire .

With giant beanbags, hammocks fit for kings and fantastic entertainment, the Wyld Wood Organic Cider Bar is a must visit at the Big Feastival- so grab a cider and see you in sunshine!

More music added to The Big Feastival line-up

Music line-upAs if there wasn’t enough musical mayham already planned for this year’s Big Feastival – we’ve just unveiled a brand new music stage and added even more incredible acts to the line-up.

Making it’s Big Feastival debut – we give you The Udder Stage! Showcasing the best in new music by day, getting all of you well and truly into the party spirit by night. We’ll be sharing some of our highlights from the daytime programme over the coming weeks, but today we’re delighted to reveal the evening entertainment…

On Friday, The Big Feastival invites you to ‘The Dodgy Club’ – the ultimate indie disco, with a very special live appearance from Feastival favourites DodgyOn Saturday, it’s over to the UKs original, live karaoke band – Rockaoke! – where you, the festival-goers, take centre stage. Completing the line up on Sunday – it’s time for The Big Feastival Barn Dance , our very own hoedown with the amazing Monster Ceiledh!

So remember to pack your dancing shoes – you’re going to need them.

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New Main Stage Acts

We’re excited to announce that the one and only Soul II Soul Soundsystem will be taking to the Main Stage on Friday. The legendary Jazzie B will be behind the decks, playing out all of the classics.

Also joining the bill are rising stars Jake Isaac, Kimberly Anne, Nathan Watson and Ward Thomas.

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Camping Tickets – Sold Out!

Due to incredibly high demand, all of our camping tickets are now sold out, but don’t despair – day and weekend tickets are still available! All remaining ticket types are selling fast so book today and make sure you don’t miss out.

The Big Feastival is easily accessible, with Kingham train station just a few minutes’ walk away from the festival entrance. Train tickets are on sale now through First Great Western.

For more details »

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Renault Family Zone

We are delighted to welcome Renault on board as the Official Car Partner of the festival.

Look out for the Renault Family Zone, complete with climbing wall and sand pit to keep the kids entertained and a chill out seating areas for mums and dads.

Fancy designing your own car? Enter the ‘Colour Your Twizy’ competition, to design a real Renault Twizy.

Colour your Twizy however you like, the more imaginative the better!

Winners will receive tickets to this years’ Big Feastival, with your design sitting proudly on display at the Renault Family Zone throughout the 3 day event.

For more details »

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Calling all whisky fans…

Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky will be serving up delicious cocktails, holding in-depth Whisky tastings paired with music, as well as extra special torchlight tastings of their new darkly heroic expression; Dark Origins.

Join them for a dram near to the Main Stage.