ArcTanGent is a critically acclaimed, independent festival and since 2013 they've been delivering line-ups you won’t find anywhere else on Earth.
Here is a quick list of some things you might want to know about…
The festival takes place from August 19th – 21st on Fernhill Farm near Bristol, UK.
ArcTanGent was winner of Best Small Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2018 and were also shortlisted for the Best Line-up award.
90+ acts play across five alternating stages on a relatively compact site, so there is no chance of missing your favourite band.
Camping is included for the whole weekend or you can upgrade to several glamping options if you want to experience the festival in style.
They put a huge amount of effort into sourcing the best food traders a festival can buy. And they promise you’ll love their range of independent and local breweries.
Every night ends with the infamous silent disco from 11pm to 3am. This has to be seen to be believed! NME.com says that “ArcTanGent is essential” and “a weekend escape like no other on offer”. Whilst Metal Hammer magazine says that ATG is “three days of expansive exhilaration” and is “a haven of progressive music across the spectrum of all things heavy”.
Come and escape reality for a few days and join the ATG family.
Opeth / Cult of Luna / Tesseract / Jaga Jazzist / Mono / Maybeshewill / Alcest / Amenra / Oathbreaker / Rolo Tomassi / Leprous / The Locust / Perturbator / Caspian / Agent Fresco / Jamie Lenman / Enslaved / Intervals / Bell Witch / Rivers of Nihill / The World is a Beautiful Place / Intronaut / Earthtone9 / A.A. Williams / Tides from Nebula / Raketkanon / Quail vs. Kenny / Chinese Football / Wheel / Car Bomb / Frontierer / Ohhms / Svalbard / Talons / Elephant Tree / Youthmovies / Jo Quail / The Samuel Jackson Five / Alpha Male Tea Party / Curse These Metal Bands / Castovalva / Down I Go / Mass of the Fermenting Dregs / My Own Private Alaska / Boss Keloid / Fall of Messiah / Antethic / Arabrot / Kairon; Irse! / The St. Pierre Snake Invasion / Memory of Elephants / Phoxjaw / Luo / Bonnacons of Doom / Barrens / Blodet / Vasa / The Hyena Kill / The Guru Guru / Psychonaut / Fes / Axiom / Attan / Latitudes / Bear / Bicurious / Traps / Parachute for Gordo / Natalie Evans / Bolt Run / Coldbones / WorriedAboutSatan / Rainbow Slicer / Qariaq / Wess Meets West / Odradek / Briqueville / Heisa / Astrosaur / Tortuganonima / The Mantis Opera / Body Hound / Stake / Mountain Caller / Tankengine / Binge / Last Hyena / Paranoid Void / Straight Girl / Jakud Zytecki / Lack the Low / Stobzahn / Skemer / Pollyanna Holland-Wing / Kokomo / Seims / The Most / The Hirsch Effekt / Spook the Horses / Tots / Thumpermonkey / Garganjua / Bent Knee / The K. / Herod / Land Wars / Poisonous Birds / Lightning Sharks / Modern Rituals / Mutant-Thoughts / Mother Vulture / Miet / Shake the Baby... / Catbamboo / Wavey / Vogans / Biege Palace / Stanleay
Last year's lineup
Aiming For Enrike
All The Best Tapes
Birds In Row
Coheed & Cambria
Cult of Luna
Employed To Serve
Howard James Kenny
John Stanier (Battles) DJ
Kinlaw + Franco Franco
Letters From The Colony
Lost in the Riots
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard
Memory of Elephants
Ogives Big Band
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
Thank You Scientist
The Black Queen
The Physics House Band
The St. Pierre Snake Invasion
Three Trapped Tigers
We Never Learned To Live
Wild Cat Strike
Zeal & Ardor
ArcTanGent festival information & FAQs
Disabled Access Information
If you have specific accessibility needs please email email@example.com with details of your requirements and the festival will do their best to help you.
ACCESS AROUND THE SITE
ArcTanGent is held on a farm. There are a few hard roads around the site but these are stoney roads that in wet-weather may become mud-covered.
ArcTanGent will provide a free carers ticket on proof of disability. Please get in touch with ArcTanGent
Travelling to/from the festival
ArcTanGent is held on Fernhill Farm, Cheddar Road, Compton Martin, BS40 6LD however the entrance is on the B3134. There is a car park at Fernhill Farm. Car parking is charged at £5 for the duration of the weekend.
A return shuttle bus service runs from Bristol Temple Meads train station to Fernhill Farm. Tickets for the shuttle bus are available fromwww.arctangent.co.uk/tickets. Details of shuttle bus times will be posted here closer to the event.
If you plan to travel to ArcTanGent by train, the best station to arrive at is Bristol Temple Meads.
If you are travelling to ArcTanGent from overseas, the closest airport is Bristol Airport. From Bristol Airport the easiest way to get to the festival site is by Taxi. If you arrive at any other UK airport, please refer to the other modes of transport for onward journey to ArcTanGent. The festival site is less than 10 miles (approx. a 20 minute drive) from the airport.
Some local taxi numbers include the following: Checker Cars – 01275 475000 Cheddar Taxis – 01934 743801 Chew Cars – 01761 462336 Farrington Taxi Hire – 07928 516837 Temple Taxis – 07586 637936
Map of Hotels near festival site
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