An absolute abundance of poets, comedians, story-tellers, silliness-makers, stress-reducers, film-screenings and theatre has been announced to add to the already bulging musical line-up (see www.farmfestival.co.uk/line-up/) at Farmfest 2016, Gilcombe Farm, Bruton, on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 July.
Comedy curated by Bristol Punchline
Bristol Punchline have hand-picked the best of the new wave of alternative comedians from across the UK featuring some very special guests. See www.farmfestival.co.uk/comedy/.
Workshops and wellbeing
Samba dance and samba drumming with Jamma de Samba; hat-making with Abi Kennedy, costumier; graffiti with Graft; yoga; massage; and animal theatre with Paradise Aviary. See www.farmfestival.co.uk/workshops/.
Farmfest has built up a large family audience, due partly no doubt to its chilled-out and relaxed atmosphere, and by providing a huge range of games, arts, activities and workshops.
The famous kids’ tent is bursting with arts and crafts activities for toddlers to tweenies: African storytelling with The CowFoot Prince; stories, song and dance with Robyn Howe; hat-making with Abi Kennedy; Malcolm the Magician; Circus Moves & Music with KidzFun; Graffiti with Graft; children’s yoga; carnival make-and-take sessions and Quantum Bob’s kung fu warrior class! See www.farmfestival.co.uk/families/.
Spoken word curated by Milk Poetry Bristol
Expect to be touched, amused and inspired by an eclectic group of performers lovingly curated by Milk Poetry Bristol as they lead you through their word wonderment under a canopy of stars. See www.farmfestival.co.uk/spoken-word/.
PLUS! A whole festival field packed with randomness
The Annual Farmfest Hat Competition!, The Farmfest Carnival, Games on The Green, Never Mind The Bingo, Slacklining with Ru-Slack, Gilly Spencer Singalong and The Ransome Note Working Men’s Club featuring Tonka’s Pub Quiz and Aiden’s House Hunting Live. See www.farmfestival.co.uk/randomness/.
5th Release tickets: Adult Weekend £85, 13–17yrs Weekend £57, Campervan Pass £30 from:tickets.partyforthepeople.org.uk/events/1407-farmfestival-2016.