This is Gwatkin Cider’s eighth Down on the Farm Music Festival. The Festival started as a one day event in 2012 and then expanded to a three day festival in 2013. The owner of Gwatkin Cider, Denis Gwatkin has played in several bands since his teenage years with most of the practice sessions and performances being at the farm.
Our aim is to give local up and coming bands the opportunity to play live on stage alongside more established names on the live music circuit.
Over the last few years we have managed to book the superbly entertaining Dr & The Medics, the fantastic tribute act Hats off to Led Zeppelin, Guns n’ Roses Experience, Bootleg Blondie, folk-punk legends Sons of Clogger, the fuel injected rockabilly band The Delray Rockets, Under A Banner, Artstar, Headsticks, local favourites the BBC Acoustic band…… the list goes on. So you can add Dr Feelgood to that, now, too.
Returning again this year after it’s success in the previous years is our second stage, now renamed “The Garden Stage” which showcases a variety of acoustic bands and solo artists throughout the weekend.
All of this is under cover, so the weather won’t dull our enthusiasm.
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