The National Trust’s majestic Dyrham Park will be home to a veritable feast of music with five arenas featuring cutting-edge house, electro, hip hop, funk and reggae to dub, indie and more.
“We wanted to offer a sophisticated alternative to the overly commercial, over-crowded summer festivals”, says Olivia Chapman, festival organiser, “Bloom offers an intimate, higher-end, family friendly experience”.
With a line up promising the very best of who's who in a wide genre of musical talents and visuals, confirmed live acts so far include Dub Pistols, Crazy P, The Earlies, Mr Hudson and The Library, Long Range (Phil Hartnoll), Ben Westbeech, Cagedbaby and Border Crossing.
Sets from some of the worlds finest DJ’s can be expected from Cagedbaby & friends featuring Justin Robertson, Radioslave, Nathan Detroit & Sam Watts, Faith featuring Terry Farley, Stuart Patterson & Dave Jarvis; Bugz in the Attic (DJ Set), The Nextmen, Chew the Fat! featuring Paul Arnold, Merka, Evil 9 and Tayo, Inland Knights and many more who will sit along side the likes of pioneering audio visual mash up masters: Eclectic Method.
Full line up announced on the website www.bloomfestival.com and on myspace www.myspace.com/bloomfestivaluk
Current Confirmed Acts:
LIVE -Aim, Babyhead, Belleruche, Border Crossing, Coldcut Crazy P, Dub Pistols, Eclectic Method, Fujiya & Miyagi, Joe Driscoll, Long Range (Phil Hartnoll), Louie Austen, Mr Hudson & The Library Phonetics, The Earlies, The Ratfinks, The Whip, Shmoo, Shakes Soul II Soul Djs- Âme (Inner Visions, Baobinga, Bill Brewster, Bugz in the Attic Cagedbaby, Cliff Lay (Maison), Craig Bartlett (L'America, Cardiff) Dan Foat (Phonica), Darius Syrossian(Tribal Sessions, Leeds/MCR) Dave Chambers, Dave Jarvis, David Parr (20:20 Vision) DJ Derek, Dr Rubberfunk, Evil 9, Goodgroove, Hint (Tru Thoughts), Inland Knights, Justin Robertson, Kenny Hawkes, Kid Blue, Kid Fiesta The Nextmen, Merka, Nathan Detroit, Paul 'Trouble' Arnold, Pendulum, Radioslave, Serge Santiago, Stuart Patterson, Sub Focus Tayo, Terry Farley, The Bandit (The Blast), The Rouge Element Tom Middleton, Trojan Soundsystem, Unique 3 and more to come!!!
What: Bloom Festival 2007
Nominated ‘Best New UK Festival’ 2006 by virtual festivals
Where: Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire, SN14 8ER
The site is located just off junction 18 of the M4 (15 minutes outside Bristol, near Bath)
Dyrham Park is a National Trust site featuring a spectacular late 17th-century mansion, garden and deer park – also the film location for Remains of the Day. The festival site is positioned at the top of the estate with stunning panoramic views of the Southwest region down to the Severn Bridge and beyond.
When: 10th, 11th and 12th August 2007.
How: Tickets available at www.bloomfestival.com & selected record/ticket outlets
Adult (18yrs +): £85.00 + £2.50 Booking Fee
Kids (5-17yr): £30.00 + £2.50 Booking Fee
Under 5 Years: Free
Camper Van/Caravan Pass: £25.00 + £2.50 Booking Fee
Tangerine Fields provide fantastic onsite camping this summer. Via the link below to their website, you can book your bed ahead, leaving the usual camping hassles behind. Forget turning up and struggling to find your friends, a nice spot and fathoming out how to put up tents in the dark - instead, turn up at Bloom Festival and the friendly and skilled Tangerine team will already have your tent up, ready and waiting for you and filled with all the cosy kit you need for a good night's sleep.
Tangerine Fields also offer a range of basic extras including stoves and kettles. They are happy to sort out camping for you or a group of friends before you arrive and take it down for you when the event is over. Easy!
For further information, bookings and enquiries visit: www.tangerinefields.co.uk
All used sleeping kit is donated to charity, Tangerine Fields are proud sponsor of Crisis, UK.
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