Dodgy to headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2024

Britpop legends DODGY to headline Farmer Phil’s

It is with tremendous excitement that we can confirm that Britpop legends DODGY will be headlining Farmer Phil’s Festival in 2024! The first time round, Dodgy were only together for seven years but in that time they sold over a million records worldwide, released three albums and enjoyed 12 Top 40 singles, including ‘Staying Out […]

Clearwater Creedence Revival headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2023


Having been inundated with glowing reviews following their headline performance at last year’s festival, the team here at Farmer Phil’s Festival are delighted to announce the return of CLEARWATER CREEDENCE REVIVAL as headliners on Friday 11 August 2023. Although some 54 years have passed since the legendary Woodstock Festival, which featured a slew of iconic […]

The Real Thing headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2023

Ratlinghope gets ready for THE REAL THING!

Phil and the team at Ratlinghope are beyond excited to announce multi-million selling soul legends THE REAL THING will headline Farmer Phil’s Festival on Saturday 12 August 2023. The Real Thing first shot to the top of the charts in the seventies with three number one hits – ‘You To Me Are Everything’, ‘Can’t Get […]

The Wurzels headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2023

THE WURZELS to close 2023 festival!

Farmer Phil’s Festival is delighted to announce THE WURZELS will headline 2023’s festival, bringing proceedings to a close on Sunday 13 August 2023. Legends of the West Country, The Wurzels are best known for their hits of the ’70s including ‘Combine Harvester’, ‘I am a Cider Drinker’, ‘The Blackbird Song’, ‘Morning Glory’, ‘Drink Up thy […]

Mungo Jerry to headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2020

MUNGO JERRY announced as headliner!

It is with huge pride and immense pleasure that the team at Farmer Phil’s Festival can announce the legendary MUNGO JERRY will headline proceedings in 2020! Playing in support of new album ‘Xstreme’, which comes 50 years since the release of their iconic hit ‘In The Summertime’, Ray Dorset (aka Mungo Jerry) is coming to […]

T'pau to headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2020

T’PAU bringing Heart and Soul to Ratlinghope

Farmer Phil’s Festival is delighted to announce T’PAU as one of the headliners for next year’s festival! T’pau burst onto the music scene in 1987 with the hit ‘Heart & Soul’ reaching No. 4 in both the UK & US charts. Taken from the debut album ‘Bridge Of Spies’, its innovative use of a rap […]

My Baby to headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2020

MY BABY confirmed as first 2020 headliner!

The team here at Ratlinghope is delighted to announce the Netherlands’ roots-rock-dance heroes MY BABY will headline Farmer Phil’s Festival in 2020, where they will be supporting the recent release of latest album ‘MY BABY – LIVE!’ It hasn’t taken long for Amsterdam based trio MY BABY to build up a formidable live reputation by […]

Neville Staple confirmed to headline Farmer Phil's Festival 2019

NEVILLE STAPLE to headline in 2019!

Yes, you read it right – NEVILLE STAPLE, legendary frontman of The Specials, Fun Boy Three and Special Beat, is coming to Ratlinghope to headline Farmer Phil’s Festival in 2019. Known to many as The Original Rude Boy, Neville is credited with changing the face of pop music not only once but twice. He celebrates […]

Slim Chance play Farmer Phil's Festival

Another headliner announcement? SLIM CHANCE of that!

Farmer Phil’s Festival is pleased to announce SLIM CHANCE will join Lindisfarne as a headliner at next year’s festival. Slim Chance is a tight band of good friends, which has evolved around three original members of Ronnie Lane’s band – Steve Bingham, Charlie Hart and Steve Simpson. They are now regularly joined by Brendan O’Neill, […]

Aswad to play Farmer Phil's Festival 2018

Headliner profile: Aswad

As you know, this year is the 20th anniversary of Farmer Phil’s Festival.  Such an occasion demands something truly special, and we are delighted to be bringing reggae legends ASWAD to play Farmer Phil’s Festival! After fifteen albums and two decades on the music scene, Aswad remains one of Britain’s best loved reggae bands. Originally […]