BEAUTIFUL DAYS FESTIVAL 2018 SWEDISH ROCK BAND THE HIVES TO HEADLINE FRIDAY NIGHT PLUS SLOW READERS CLUB, THE DUALERS, TAX THE HEAT, RICHARD DURRANT, CAROUSEL, KITTY MACFARLANE ADDED + FULL LINE-UPS REVEALED FOR THE BIMBLE INN, REBEL TENT AND COMEDY
Monochrome five piece The Hives
have been announced to headline Friday night at Beautiful Days! The unconventional Swedish rockers, whose hits including ‘Hate To Say I Told You So’, ‘Tick Tick Boom’ and ‘Walk Idiot Walk’, are renowned for their unmissable and energetic live show and we cant wait to welcome them to Escot Park for #BD2018.
Also added to the Main Stage bill are Manchester band Slow Readers Club
whose latest studio album stormed the UK Top 20 on release in May, plus London blues band The Dualers
and South West rock band Tax The Heat.
Completing the Big Top line-up are guitarist Richard Durrant
, 4-piece Indie-Americana group Carousel
, Kitty MacFarlane
and Curse of Lono
They join the majority of acts already announced for the festival including headliners Manic Street Preachers, Levellers, Shed Seven, Feeder, Gogol Bordello, Suzanne Vega, Calexico, British Sea Power, Richard Thompson Electric Trio, Vintage Trouble, The Wildhearts, Eric Bibb, Jazzie B & loads more. Full line-up here http://www.beautifuldays.org/lineup/
The Bimble Inn’s 2018 musical line-up will include Black Water County, Brickwork Lizards, GU-RU, Huw Eddy & The Carnival, Jake Morrell, Jamie Freeman, Little Unsaid, Mag Dog Mcrea, Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmons, Novatines, Oh Mama, Reverend Ike's Sunday Soul Service, Stella Martyr, The Adventures Of..., The Embers, The Lagan
and Vibe Machine
The Rebel Tent will host discussions, talks, panels and Q&As throughout the weekend including 'The USA vs Me' with internet activist Lauri Love
, 'Human Impact on Climate Change' is the topic for physicist and meteorologist Piers Corbyn
(older brother of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn) & Richard Betts
, 'Corbyn, Palestine and Labour' will be discussed with Jewish Voice for Labour members Jackie Walker & Leah Levane
, '21st Century Socialism in Venezuela' with Teresa Teran
and 'The Global Battle for LGBT Rights' with human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.
‘War, Media and Propaganda' will be discussed by a panel including former UK Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford, Vanessa Beeley, Patrick Heningsen & Piers Robinson
plus former UK Ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray
discusses 'The New Cold War'. 'Syria - What is to be Done?' is the topic for discussion with Peter Tatchell, Peter Ford, Vanessa Beeley & Hilary Wainwright
and then finally 'A New Politics from the Left' will be panel debate for Hilary Wainwright, Rachel Shabi, Alex Nunns
and Chris Williamson MP
. The Rebel Tent will also host live music from Flamin Wet Gurus, Mark Chadwick (Solo), The Chalk Outlines, Digga Ranks
and the Leviticus DJs.
Scary Dave hosts comedy in The Theatre Tent on Friday and Saturday night with Paddy Lennox, Brian Damage & Krysstal, Samantics Unplugged
and Earl Okin
. Plus the return of The Beautiful Days Joke Competition
. And in a change to the previous programme, TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW
- Adult Weekend Camping Tickets are £142.50, 10 to Under 16’s Weekend Camping Tickets £70, 5 to Under 10’s Weekend Camping Tickets £40, Under 5’s Weekend Camping Tickets £5, Car routing/parking tickets £15 and Campervan tickets £45. All tickets are subject to booking fee. There are no day tickets available. www.beautifuldays.org/tickets Tickets available from the Levellers or Seetickets
Tickets will be sent in late July - don't forget to let us know if you have moved house if you haven't already done so.