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Peter Hook & The Light for Wychwood Festival 2016


Peter Hook & The Light for Wychwood Festival 2016

Wychwood Festival, taking place 3rd – 5th June 2016 at Cheltenham Racecourse, has unveiled the first round of acts for 2016 including the iconic Peter Hook & The Light, folk singer Kate Rusby, From The Jam, Matt Berry & The Maypoles and the welcome return of Craig Charles. Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside, Wychwood Festival offers a wealth of music, entertainment, workshops and more for all the family at incredible value for money. Limited Early Bird tickets are on sale now, starting at just £125 for adults for three days. Offer ends midnight, 31st December. For tickets and further information visit wychwoodfestival.com.

Joy Division and New Order co-founder Peter Hook and his band The Light, are set to play Wychwood's opening night. The foursome have become a live tour-de-force since their formation back in 2010 and, as well as playing their own critically acclaimed tracks, have been known to perform mesmerising renditions of classic Joy Division and New Order material.

One of the country's leading lights in folk for over 20 years, Kate Rusby will grace the mainstage on Saturday with her soulful vocals and unrivalled talent for musical storytelling. The Jam founding member and bassist Bruce Foxton and his touring band From The Jam join Kate on the Saturday along with TV funnyman Matt Berry, who will showcase his revered musical talents with the help of his band The Maypoles. No Wychwood Festival would be complete without the legendary Craig Charles painting the Big Top red with his stellar mix of funk and soul, fans will be glad to know that the broadcaster and DJ will join the festival once again in 2016.

Over the past 11 years Wychwood Festival has cemented itself as one of the country's favourite family friendly weekends. Welcoming all generations, the festival curates a packed programme year on year with timeless greats, upcoming music, literature, comedy, children's entertainment, food and drink and more.

Wychwood continues to offer great value and therefore limited Tier Two Early Bird tickets are available for fans until the end of the year. Adult weekend tickets are priced at just £125, concessions at £100, 10-15 year olds at £60, 5-9 year olds at £20 and under 5 year olds go free with an adult. Full ticket price breakdown can be found below and as always with Wychwood Festival tickets, all are inclusive, with no additional booking fees and no hidden extras to pay on site.


Explore Gloucestershire
11 December 2016


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