T-shirt design competition!

As you’ll have seen on Facebook, a few artists for this year’s 20th anniversary spectacular have been announced and we want to continue building that excitement while the team works hard preparing what we hope you’ll agree will be the best Farmer Phil’s Festival yet! So we thought we’d launch a little competition.  We want […]

Festival Kidz Awards 2017

Farmer Phil’s: Festival Kidz Awards winner!

We’re absolutely ecstatic to report that Farmer Phil’s Festival has been named ‘Best Tiny Festival’ in this year’s Festival Kidz Awards. It’s the second time Farmer Phil’s Festival has won the accolade, following success in 2015, and we couldn’t be happier! The Festival Kidz Awards are special to us because they are voted for by […]

UK Festival Awards 2017

Vote for Farmer Phil’s in the UK Festival Awards!

We’re delighted to confirm that Farmer Phil’s Festival is in the running for several awards in this year’s UK Festival Awards. We love the UK Festival Awards because the awards themselves are voted for by the festival-going public, so it really reflects the collective views of the festival scene’s lifeblood – you guys! You can […]

Farmer Phil's Festival

Farmer Phil’s Festival 2018 dates announced!

What a week(end) that was!  You guys all seemed to enjoy yourselves – we’ve been inundated with wonderful messages on our various social media accounts and via the website, and we can’t begin to thank you enough for all the love, memories and feedback you’ve shared with us.  It really does make all the hard […]

Farmer Phil's Festival camp site 2017

Farmer Phil’s Festival 2017… IS OPEN!

And we are underway!  The gates officially opened yesterday and cars, campervans and trailers have arrived in their hundreds, all vying for prime position in our Ratlinghope fields.  The excitement is building and if the rain can just hold off until this time next week we’ll really be in business! Tickets still available in some […]

The Shrewsbury Ark

Farmer Phil’s Festival supporting local causes

People travel from all over the UK and further afield to partake in our wonderful week of music and laughter, enjoying the beautiful Shropshire Hills scenery throughout their stay.  At Farmer Phil’s Festival, we are all too aware of our impact on the local environment and the community.  Wherever possible, we’ve built facilities from reclaimed […]

Midlands What's On Awards 2017

Shortlisted by Midlands What’s On Awards!

We’re so excited to have been shortlisted in this year’s Midlands What’s On Readers Awards! Farmer Phil’s Festival is one of five shortlisted in the Best Shropshire Festival category, alongside Ludlow Food Festival, Haydn Festival, Shrewsbury Folk Festival and Shrewsbury Food Festival.  This is no mean feat considering over 10,000 initial votes were cast across the Midlands as a […]

Hawaiian Fancy Dress theme at Farmer Phil's Festival 2015

Help us choose this year’s fancy dress theme

Frequent visitors to Farmer Phil’s Festival will know that each year we have a casual theme as many like to enjoy a spot of fancy dress.  Over the years we’ve had all kinds of fun themes like pirates, fairies, pyjamas, Hawaiian, Olympics… the list goes on! But this year, we’re undecided.  We’ve had so many […]

Happy New Year… and a polite request!

Happy New Year everybody! We hope you had a wonderful festive season full of family, fun, frolics, turkey (or appropriate vegetarian substitute) and the odd bit of rest here and there as well.  We’re five days into 2017 and August will be here before you know it, so we’re already back at work and hard […]

Vote for Farmer Phil's Festival!

THREE NOMINATIONS FROM UK FESTIVAL AWARDS!!!

We’re delighted to announce that Farmer Phil’s Festival has been shortlisted for not one, not two, but THREE award categories in this year’s UK Festival Awards – and better still, the outcome is decided by YOU, the fans! UK Festival Awards has recognised such musical luminaries as Peter Gabriel, Michael Eavis, Muse, Rob Da Bank, […]