Fancy dress theme for Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

Fancy dress theme confirmed for 2019

Regular visitors to Farmer Phil’s Festival will know that each year we have a particularly theme, usually centred around fancy dress.  In the past you’ve outdone yourselves with wacky outfits on the themes of pirates, cowboys & indians, rainbows & unicorns, fairies and all sorts in between. We love seeing what you all come up […]

The Stiff Joints to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

THE STIFF JOINTS set to spark in Shropshire

Farmer Phil’s Festival is pleased to announce THE STIFF JOINTS are to play this year’s event. Describing themselves as “dangerously average”, The Stiff Joints have been lighting up faces at festivals and venues with their exuberant live show for the past decade. In the wake of the 2017 debut full length, ‘First Proper Album’, the […]

Black Water County to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

BLACK WATER COUNTY sign up for 2019

Farmer Phil’s Festival is delighted to announce that BLACK WATER COUNTY will be joining us in Ratlinghope this August! Through a fusion of folk instruments, punk energy and catchy pop melodies, Black Water County’s sing along choruses rile up audiences all over the UK and across Europe since their first headline tour in 2018. The […]

3 Daft Monkeys playing Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

3 DAFT MONKEYS set for cheeky appearance

It is our distinct pleasure to announce that 3 DAFT MONKEYS will be playing Farmer Phil’s Festival 2019. With Celtic and eastern influences, the 3 Daft Monkeys’ dynamic style of world folk music reflects the global village in which we now live. Their infectious dancing rhythms lead you through a musical journey of the senses […]

Georgia & The Vintage Youth to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

Confirmed: GEORGIA & THE VINTAGE YOUTH

The excitement keeps on building here at Near Gatten Farm, where we’re delighted to announce that GEORGIA & THE VINTAGE YOUTH will be joining us for Farmer Phil’s Festival 2019! In her own words: I’m Georgia Crandon, 22, singer/songwriter from Essex and I gig with my band The Vintage Youth. I grew up listening to soul, […]

Worry Dolls to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

WORRY DOLLS winging their way to Shropshire

Farmer Phil’s Festival is delighted to confirm that WORRY DOLLS will be joining us for our 21st birthday celebrations in Ratlinghope this summer! Worry Dolls are a compelling duo born out of the joint talents of multi-instrumentalists Zoe Nicol and Rosie Jones. Serendipity brought them together at an open mic night when they were 18, […]

Columbia to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

COLUMBIA return to Ratlinghope in 2019

Following their rousing performance on our second stage last year, we are pleased to announce the return of COLUMBIA for Farmer Phil’s Festival 2019. Columbia is a rock n’ roll, guts n’ glory powerhouse quintet from Liverpool, hailed by some as The Best New Band in The North™.  Word is spreading and shows are selling […]

Hang11 to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

HANG11 to bring the funk!

Farmer Phil’s Festival is pleased to announce the addition of HANG11 to the line-up for 2019. Hailing from South Wales, Hang11 is a young funk/blues rock band that takes a big old bite out of classic rock and blues, adds their own secret blend of herbs and spices before then serving it up as their […]

Skaburst to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

SKABURST returning in 2019!

We are thrilled to announce that SKABURST are returning to Farmer Phil’s Festival in 2019. The party rocking sextet burst (see what we did there?) onto the Farmer Phil’s scene in 2016 with a rousing performance that got the entire field up and dancing as they rattled through hit after hit, all given the ska’d […]

Farmer Phil's Festival a finalist in the What's On Readers Awards 2019

Finalist in What’s On Readers Awards!

We were excited to discover this week that Farmer Phil’s Festival has been named one of the finalists for the What’s On Readers Awards 2019. The What’s On Magazine Group produces an excellent arts & entertainment guide, providing up-to-the-minute information about theatre, music, film, visual arts and events across the Midlands. Over 15,000 votes were […]