The Big Feastival at Alex James’ Farm, Kingham
Friday 26 August – Sunday 28 August
The Big Feastival celebrates its fifth birthday this year, again presenting its unique combination of food, music and family fun…
Following last year’s sell-out event, The Big Feastival is returning this August to its regular home on Alex James’ farm in West Oxfordshire. ’Feastival-goers’ are in for a Bank Holiday treat with the festival’s biggest and best line-up of food and music to date.
This year’s music acts include Uptown Funk superstar Mark Ronson, rock legends Kaiser
Chiefs, rapper Tinie Tempah, Mercury Prize nominee Roisin Murphy, singer-songwriter Ella Henderson and Grammy Award winner Foxes.
With sing-alongs and a silent disco, the festival promises to get everyone on their feet.
There is also a top tier foodie schedule. You can sample award winning street food from specialists such as previous British Street Food Awards winners Original Patty Men and The Cauldron, and Time Out’s ‘Number One street food trader’ Le Swine. The NEFF Big Kitchen is featuring live cooking demonstrations from the festival’s co-host, Jamie Oliver, as well as Michelin star masters Raymond Blanc and Tom Kerridge, the bestselling author Gizzi Erskine and restaurateurs Thomasina Miers and José Pizarro.
And you don’t just have to watch as there are plenty of hands-on activities to get involved in: re-charge yourself at The Healthy Living Zone, take part in the talks and tastings in The Wellness Kitchen, or attend food and drink masterclasses.
For children, there is a full programme of fun and games such as the NEFF Kids’ Kitchen, the Family Olympics and a return of Little Dudes’ Den.
Camping tickets for the festival weekend are £174.50 (adult), £94.50 (age 13–17) and £32.25 (age 12 and under). Alternatively, weekend tickets excluding camping (for entry on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday) are £144.50 (adult) / £84.50 (teen) / £16.15 (under 13). Day tickets are from £59 (adult) / £32.25 (teen) / free (under 13).
The final word goes to Alex James: “With 2016 marking our fifth birthday on the farm, it promises to be the best year yet.”
The Big Feastival, Kingham: 0844 995 9673 / OX7 6UJ / thebigfeastival.com