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Glassonby Festival 2019 Entertainment:

The festival is an opportunity to spend a fun filled weekend in rural Cumbria. The festival site will play host to many children and parent supervised activities, some wonderful live music, a children’s entertainer, great food, beer, cocktails and more. Included in your ticket price are two camping areas, secure parking, 24 hour bathroom facilities and access to all the activities, music and festival fun. The secure camping and parking areas are very close to the main festival site only a couple of minutes away from the main stage area. Day tickets are also available for Friday and Saturday, with the option of camping or no camping.

Activities for both little & “big kids”. .
Sit back as your kids have the time of their lives. Our festival site is full to bursting with lots of great fun activities like: bouncy castles, uni-hock, sumo suits, slack lines, coconut shy, soft play zone, hot-tub and much, much more.

Saturday music line up, to include:

Beachmaster – are an intense, energetic 3-piece cast from the north of England, combining a multitude of influences and genres from punk rock and folk to hard rock and pop.

Ogres of Gogo  – Made in Carlisle UK. Ogres of GoGo . Staggeringly beautiful and slightly off-kilter, Ogres of GoGo are most pleased to give all Internetters a glimpse into their world. Enjoy your visit. All aboard, Hold on tight. We’ll do our best to keep you up to date with all the important stuff.

Chris James & His Band  – Chris has played music for the last 25 years. On the way, he has supported many of the finest live acts around from John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Nine Below Zero, The Hoax and The Nimmo Brothers to acoustic acts such as Clive Gregson, Boo Hewardine, Kristina Olsen, Maddy Prior and Paul Jones. A fantastic live show, especially when he’s joined on stage by Martin Fletcher on harmonica, Finn McCardle on percussion and Paul J White on Bass.

Phil Saunders  – A simultaneous singer songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, foot drummer. From laid-back and thought provoking, through to foot stomping dance provoking. Phil, who regularly plays on the streets around the UK always gets a positive response from passers-by, with outbreaks of daytime dancing ….. On stage he talks with the audience, amusing and bemusing them whilst skillfully avoiding requests, and demanding vocal participation.

Rockin Chair Rebels – Four rocking Cumbrian “Old-Boys” (yet still younger than most of the Stones) The Rebel’s regularly play local festivals and venues, and are guaranteed to get your feet moving. Playing classic songs from the likes of the Rolling Stones, Oasis, ZZ Top, Beatles, Slade, TRex, The Who and lots more, you’re sure to end up singing and rockin’ along.

GadgeZone’s Retro Resurrection Feast DJ – Presenting a cornucopia of North Country Tunes with lashings of indigenous surreal countryside beats to click yer fingers to and throw yer funky shapes. Celtic, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Afrobeats and electronica. . . to soothe the inner heart and uplift the spirits.

Big Pan Man Catering – Will be onsite with their fabulous horse box catering unit. With wood fired pizza, pastas, wraps, burgers, fries, vegetarian options and much more. Plus they’ll be serving traditional breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning for those hardy campers.
The Menu: Stone Baked Flatbread Pizza cooked in a stone based pizza oven with various toppings. 4oz Lakeland Burgers, Lakeland Hotdogs, Summer Pasta Dishes made to order, Deli Tortilla Wraps, Skinny Fries, Breakfast, Egg and Bacon Rolls, Tea and Coffee.