5 things to do at Wilderness!
The spectacular Oxfordshire based four-day festival is only around the corner at Cornbury Park, near Charlbury town on August 4th- 7th. This year’s event has everything for everybody! Watch new upcoming artists boast their vocal chords and show off their instrumental talent in a vast selection of different tents or get lost in the action with the roaring sounds of drum and bass music or go extra wild with top DJ’s with a combination of electric and underground music!
1. Feel the music!
This year’s line-up will be beating away across a mixture of stages, with the main stage being the home for all those electric and folk and soul artists! Here, you will be able to daze away at the likes of, London girl - Lianne La Havas, Legend Goldie & Heritage Orchestra…who has sold 3 million records internationally, Grammy winner- Tourist, Georgia…another London female artist, Cosmic Strip and brass music from Hackney Colliery Band, who closed down the London 2012 Olympics Ceremony and so on! Get lost in the beaming lasers in ‘The Valley’ and dance until your hearts content! A Love from Outer Space: Andrew Weatherall & Sean Johnston will be playing your favourite underground tunes! As well as the following DJ’s, Derrick Carter, Goldie, Jackmaster, Tom Middleton and PBR Streetgang. You can join the vibes at ‘The Folk Barn’ where you can sip on the finest craft beers whilst listening to a range of artists thumping their drums and tapping away at their chords. Or, simply go astray at ‘The Carousel’ where you can sing along to artists, Hackney Colliery Band, Cut Capers – who originated in 2011, The Baghdaddies...who have been touring for a long 14 years, Mad Apple Circus, Thrill Collins, Daytoner, Jenova Collective, Forest of Fools and Barbarella’s Bang Bang, who will all be performing on a spinning stage!
Mingle with the stars and get involved in a selection of activities, such as, the venue, ‘Front Room Songs’… where you can gloat your acoustic wonders in all its glory or pop along to ‘The Atrium’. Full of magic here with the support from ‘Just Us Theatre’ who are a dance company that will be demonstrating their moves from music off various genres, as well as Olympic athletes and Royal Ballet members from the notorious ‘Divine Company’. Otherwise, you can chant along with the festival’s own, ‘Wilderness Choir’. Or, go all out at ‘Sadler’s Wells Presents’ dance house or own the mic at the ‘Hip Hop Karaoke’ hot spot!