Dreadzone to headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2021

DREADZONE announced as Sunday headliners!

The team here at Farmer Phil’s Festival are delighted to unveil our very special headliners for the third and final day of the festival this year as none other than DREADZONE! Fast approaching their 30th anniversary, Farmer Phil’s Festival favourites Dreadzone are an unstoppable force who have long been, and still are, one of the […]

Farmer Phil's Festival 2021 is go go go!


Let’s get straight to the point: Farmer Phil’s Festival IS GOING AHEAD in 2021! It’s been a rubbish, gruelling 18 months and after having to take the difficult decision to postpone last year’s event, one of the main things keeping all of us on the festival team going has been the beacon of August 2021 […]

COVID-19 Announcement


It is with heavy hearts that we regrettably announce Farmer Phil’s Festival 2020 will not go ahead as planned due to COVID-19. Like many other events scheduled to be hosted this summer, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely.  The safety of our festival family – the performers, traders, staff, volunteers and not least […]

Farmer Phil's Festival camp site 2017

COVID-19: official statement

Like everyone else, the Farmer Phil’s Festival team is monitoring the development of COVID-19 and following instructions from the Government and relevant authorities. While this is a fluid situation with advice being updated regularly, as things currently stand we are still planning on going ahead with our event in August, which is currently outside of […]

Johnny Kowalski and the Sexy Weirdos to play Farmer Phil's Festival in 2020


These guys are going to be a lot of fun!  The Farmer Phil’s Festival team is pleased to announce the addition of JOHNNY KOWALSKI AND THE SEXY WEIRDOS to the 2020 line-up. Johny Kowalski and the Sexy Weirdos have travelled thousands of miles on both sides of the road in the past few years.  With […]

Joe Dolman to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2020

JOE DOLMAN joins us for 2020

We’re very happy to announce that talented singer songwriter JOE DOLMAN will perform at Farmer Phil’s Festival this August. Things have been going from strength to strength for the 23 year old, with his last UK tour dates all selling out. Joe has also had the opportunity to play The Great Escape, Reeperbahn, Live at […]

Hunted by Elephants to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2020

HUNTED BY ELEPHANTS ready to rock you

We are pleased to announce the addition of London hard rock four-piece HUNTED BY ELEPHANTS to the bill of this year’s Farmer Phil’s Festival. Inspired by the rock classics of the 70s, Hunted By Elephants’ high-energy approach to rock renews the time-honoured union of soaring vocals, growling riffs and energising drum beats. Formed in mid-2018 […]

Tin Pigeons to play Farmer Phil's Festival in 2020

TIN PIGEONS revved up for Ratlinghope

Farmer Phil’s Festival is really rather chuffed to announce TIN PIGEONS will be joining us in Ratlinghope this August. The bouncing indie duo from the East Midlands were acclaimed as “One of the best festival bands we know” by BBC Introducing after conquering every major festival stage in the country including Reading & Leeds. With […]

Captain Accident to play Farmer Phil's Festival in 2020

CAPTAIN ACCIDENT added to 2020 line-up

We’re pleased to announce the addition of CAPTAIN ACCIDENT & THE DISASTERS to the line-up of Farmer Phil’s Festival 2020. Captain Accident is a reggae/ska/soul artist who creates a unique blend of soulful lovers rock, roots reggae, ska, dub and rocksteady at his home studio in Cardiff. This sound is then brought to life on […]

Piston confirmed for Farmer Phil's Festival in 2020

They’re back! PISTON confirmed for 2020

This is huge!  We’re delighted to announce the return to Farmer Phil’s Festival for Staffordshire rockers PISTON, who impressed last year with a rousing performance that made light of the miserable weather. Since making their sizzling Ratlinghope debut last year, Piston has gone on to enjoy an extremely busy few months that has seen them […]