Eridge Park, Tunbridge Wells Sat 4th August 2012
Playgroup Festival caters for a mere 3,500 guests, it's small, beautifully formed and teeming with art, music, magic and laughter.
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Lineup and Details for Playgroup Festival on Sat 4th August 2012
SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL...
For only 3500 guests, half way between Brighton and London in the ancient deer park of Eridge, the Lost Toys came out to play at the third annual Playgroup Festival
Umbrella-twirling, moustache-twiddling, tweed-clad foxes tango with 50s pin-upgirls, toddlers in ladybird outfits sway behind yoga instructors in neon leotards, different beats pulsate from every direction, and the choice of entertainment is all-enveloping. Brighton Source (2011 review)
Go to http://www.playgroupfestival.com for more info...
LIVE ACTS INCLUDE
Submotion Orchestra / The Correspondents / Anchorsong / Herbaliser / Belleruche / High Rankin (Live) / Hidden Orchestra / Resonators / Nedry / DJ Format / Smerins Anti Social Club / King Porter Stomp / Lazy Habits / AK-DK / Beta Hector / Reeps One / Carnival Collective / Los Albertos / Kalakuta Millionaires
King Lagoons Flying Swordfish Band / Dizraeli and the Small Gods / Gypsy Hill Derriere / Coda / The Moulettes / Barulho / Lewis Floyd Henry / Peppermint Beat Band / Samsara / Sheelanagig / Sam and the Womp / Phoria / Perhaps Contraption / John Crampton / Amity / Allison and the Earthquakes / Joe Driscoll / Hyperpotamus / Cate Ferris / The Dirty Devine / Buffos Wake / The Beautiful Word / Sweet Sweet Lies / Us Baby Bear Bones / Man Ray Sky / Running Numbers / Black Fields / London Afrobeat Orchestra / GGB
PLUS DJ SETS FROM
Atomic Drop / Prince Fatty / Quemists / Reso / Blah Blah Blah
Stay Sick / Electric Playboys / Nico De Transilvaynia / Your Niece / Atlantiks Jabbawocky Hi Fi / Bust the Box / Shamblin Sexton / Thursday Night Fishfry / The Wild Knights / DJ Cous Cous / Dad Disko / Mass Evil / Grandpa Abe / Zen Death Squad / Catch 23 / Donky Pitch / Hot Tip Hi Fi
Plus more live stages and installations including...
+ The Hurly Burly / Full Circle Solar Stage / Behind the Sofa Cinema / Lizard Lounge / Little Bugz Kids Arena / Coyote Moon Café and Stage / Animal Vegetable Mineral presents the Cabinet of Curiosities / Shambush / Suck My Rock / Beatabet / ALAN
More of everything go to our website
this has to be one of the best-ever events to come out of Brighton. The Argus
Over the three days the festival was oozing fun loving vibes from its participants, stall holders and security. efestivals
Non-stop friendliness and fun are what makes this place so wonderfully fabulous Latest Magazine
Come dusk the festival had a magical aura; with woodland creatures cavorting in the evening glow, it was a Wind in the Willows rave. Geeks.co.uk
Were much more than a simple line-up at Playgroup Festival, with over 1500 performers and crew littering the site with art installations, immersive theatre experiences, walkabout characters, secret tunnels and surprises round every corner, youll be thrown head first into 3 days of jolly good fun but remember, theres no pressure at Playgroup, take in the insanity or simply enjoy the beautiful ancient deer park that surrounds the area while listening to some of the greatest grassroots acts in the Country its up to you!
THIS YEARS THEME
After you purchase your ticket online, we will send you an official invitation and welcome pack by post with a personal themed mission for 2012!
YOUR MISSION should you choose to accept it will involve joining one of 8 lost toy tribes. Take up the challenge of your assigned character and youll reveal extra entertainment for your weekend.
Were aiming to gather eight 600-strong tribes for theme-related puzzles, portraits, happy hours, tournaments, treasure hunts and more!
Go to our website to find out the different tribes!
SUPER EARLYBIRD - SOLD OUT
EARLYBIRD - SOLD OUT
DEPOSIT SCHEME - SOLD OUT
NORMAL ADULT TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE...
And for more on our green policies, families, how to get involved, FAQ pages and just about anything else youd like to know about Playgroup Festival as well as getting tickets go to...
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