Adam Scriven

Living, loving & learning with Adam Scriven

Anglo-Australian acoustic guitar-playing and didgeridoo-wielding extraordinaire Adam Scriven is over in the UK currently and we’re stoked about him making his Farmer Phil’s Festival debut while he’s here.  We caught up with Adam ahead of his arrival in Ratlinghope.   FPF: We’re pretty confident you’ll have traveled the furthest distance to join us at Farmer […]

Funke and the Two Tone Baby

Two Tone Funke gon’ give it to ya!

Most discerning listeners will be no stranger to a loop pedal these days, what with Ed Sheeran saturating the charts and the likes of Jack Garrett taking Glastonbury by storm earlier this year.  But we reckon we’ve got an act to rival if not surpass both of those guys in Dan Turnbull AKA Funke and […]

The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican

Saying “ow do?” to Scott Doonican

They went down a storm at last year’s Farmer Phil’s Festival so we’re delighted to welcome The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican back to Near Gatten Farm for more of their zany brilliance next weekend.  We mashed a couple of brews and and a reight good catch up with frontman Scott Doonican… DISCLAIMER: If you’re planning […]

The Undercover Hippy

The Undercover Hippy speaks!

We’re super excited this year to welcome back an act who hasn’t graced Farmer Phil’s Festival since 2012.  The Undercover Hippy are seriously cool, spreading feelgood vibes with poignant messages wherever they play, and we were chuffed to catch up with frontman Billy Rowan ahead of the main event…   FPF: It’s been four years since The […]

Brian Stone

MY FAVOURITE FARMER PHIL’S: Brian Stone

Next in our series of blogs, in which festival goers share their fondest memories of Farmer Phil’s Festival, it’s the turn of Brian Stone.  Brian will be opening the Russshuntel second stage on Friday 12 August, and we can’t wait to see what he’s got in store for us!  Here’s Brian’s favourite Farmer Phil’s… You’ve been […]

Gaz Brookfield

Gaz Brookfield talks gigs, griffins and more!

The excitement is building here at Near Gatten Farm and the final preparations are being made to the site ahead of this year’s Farmer Phil’s Festival, which we’re certain is going to be the best one yet.  As regular visitors to Farmer Phil’s Festival will know, there are some artists we love so much that […]

EXCLUSIVE – Ferocious Dog interview!

We’re so excited about this year’s festival, everyone here is convinced it’s going to be the best yet.  Not only have we put together a superb line-up (if we do say so ourselves!) but we’ve got Farmer Phil’s Festival favourites Ferocious Dog opening AND closing proceedings this year!  So as we count down the days […]

Favourite Farmer Phil's - Tristan Johnston

MY FAVOURITE FARMER PHIL’S: Tristan Johnston

The latest in our series of themed blogs in which Farmer Phil’s Festival fans recount their fondest experiences at the event, Tristan Johnston explains why 2009’s festival holds a special place in his heart – his favourite Farmer Phil’s festival experience… My favourite Farmer Phil’s Festival was actually my first visit back in 2009.  A group of friends and I, […]

My Favourite Farmer Phil's: Lucy Courtney

MY FAVOURITE FARMER PHIL’S: Lucy Courtney

The latest in our series of themed blogs in which Farmer Phil’s Festival fans recount their fondest experiences at the event, recent convert Lucy Courtney explains why 2015’s festival holds such happy memories for her whole family – her favourite Farmer Phil’s festival experience… “Once a year my children, grandchildren, husband and I go away together camping, usually Wales. […]