More acts have been announced for The Green Gathering returning for a seventh year to Piercefield Park of Chepstow, in Monmouthshire and held from Thursday 3rd until Sunday 6th August 2017.
Leading the recently confirmed names are Transglobal Underground, while other acts include Calico Jack, John Fairhurst, Magic Bus, Smiling Ivy, Catrin O'Neill. Acts previously confirmed include Neck, Kangaroo Moon, The Don Bradmans, and more - for all the music names so far please see the line-up page.
Live music and DJs are just one aspect of this off grid festival. There's speakers on green issues, informal acoustic music sessions; and a spoken word arena for poets, comedians and raconteurs. The Green Gathering blends protest culture and environmental activism with wild music and wanton dancing in the best tradition of old-skool festival.
More acts have been announced for the family-friendly Wychwood Festival which returns for its' 13th event to Cheltenham Racecourse, in Gloucestershire from Friday 2nd until Sunday 4th June 2017, during the summer half term holiday.
For the Hobgoblin Stage on the Friday are The Prohibition Smokers Club, The Black Feathers, Black Hats, and Deadbeat Apostles, new for Saturday are Aaron Keylock, Sandtimer, Paul McClure and The Local Heroes, George Montague, Newton Country, and Society, while Sunday has Lucas & King, The Brickwork Lizards, Wes Finch, Peerless Pirates, The Epstein, and Holly Redford-Jones.
And finally, BBC 6music's 'poet in residence' Murray Lachlan Young will be joining Sunday's workshops.
These join the previolusly confirmed acts which include headliners Buzzcocks, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, and Levellers, and other acts including Billy Bragg, C.C. Smugglers, Kanda Bongo Man, Jesus Jones, Electric Swing Circus, Let's Eat Grandma, Flamingods, Thrill Collins, and many more.
The Wychwood Music Festival has music plus comedy, 100 workshops and events for all ages, kids literature festival, healing and sculpture gardens, The Headphone Disco until the wee hours, great food and real ales, and much more.
Wychwood offers fantastic fun for kids, and hosts a literary festival with authors and illustrators, kids' favourite characters, a multitude of making things, playing with stuff, learning, education, workshops, dance, and much more, and all free with no need to sign up, just drop in and join in the fun.