What's On at Strawberry Fields Festival 2014?
Well, as you can imagine, SFF HQ is a very buys place at the minute. We're in the initial stages of planning some pretty cool stuff to make our 5th Birthday festival bloomin' special! If you've got an idea that you'd like to pitch at us, then don't wait, drop us a line HERE.
In the meantime, below is a little insight into the things we've lovingly created, programmed and booked to ensure YOU had another unforgettable weekend at Strawberry Fields Festival 2013...
From International chart toppers to the best emerging talent and everything in between, SFF2013 will play host to an amazing mix of styles and genres over the course of the weekend. Whatever your taste there is something for everyone!
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The Main Stage at SFF2013 will be headlined by JAGUAR SKILLS (FRIDAY), THE ENEMY (SATURDAY) and THE VIEW (SUNDAY). In addition, LUCY ROSE, DINOSAUR PILE UP, THE OTHER TRIBE, THE CUBAN BROTHERS, TROY ELLIS AND HIS HAIL JAMAICA REGGAE BAND, JERSEY BUDD, THE PETEBOX and PREACHER AND THE BEAR will be taking to the Main Stage alongside some of the most exciting new artists in the country including TYLER MAE, THE LINES and TROUMACA.
The Big Top is a new addition for SFF 2013. This huge circus tent will play host to some equally huge live bands and DJ's across the weekend. Acts confirmed include MISTAJAM, DJ SWITCH, X PRESS 2, TOM STAAR, HIM_SELF_HER and MAJOR LOOK, plus a live broadcast from THE BEAT on the BBC across the E.Mids region.
The Strawberry Jam Stage was set up at SFF2010 to support the best local talent and SFF's commitment to further enhancing opportunities for new and established acts has been extended this year to include a bigger and better platform for showcasing some of the countries hottest bands. We are proud to have teamed up with three of the best live music venues locally to showcase some incredible talent, with The Donkey, The Musician and Lock 42 all taking over a day each.
The Boat That Rocks. Our legendary outdoor sound system is back, showcasing some of the best local DJ's and creating a unique Ibiza style vibe throughout the weekend. The line up includes Cafe Mambo resident Pete Gooding plus Phil Dockerty, Danny Whitehead and many more.
The Gecko Mafia will be bringing their unique micro dance arena to the festival for the first time in 2013. The line up includes legendary techno DJ Colin Dale. We cannot wait.
Main Bar - From 11pm the main bar turns into a massive party area. DJ's will see you through to 2am.
Orange Tree Cocktail & Real Ale Tent will be serving the best freshly made cocktails at any fetival this summer - FACT. This year it will be complimented by an awesome selection of real ales and as ever, their resident DJ's will ensure they party goes on long into the night.
Fun Fair - The fun fair returns and is always popular with our thrill seekers.
Mr. Birds Emporium - The team from the Custard Factory in Birmingham will again be casting their retro magic in the amazingly styled tent. You'll be able to lose hours browsing the clothes rails or chilling to some great acoustic performances in the chill out lounge. They will also be bringing a collective of street artists to take part in the East Side - West Side battle with the Mud Collective from Leicester.
The Set will open the festival on the Friday with jazz, moving through into soul, and funky hip hop. The Saturday will start as a poetry and spoken word jam, flowing into hip-hop with live MC’s and DJ’s, through to dance music, with reggae and dub rounding the festival on the Sunday. The Mud Collective will be battling the West Side gang from Mr. Birds in a full blown street art battle.
Word of Mouth Coffee Lounge. Not only will freshly ground coffee and speciality teas be on offer, but we'll have some of the most creative wordsmiths showcasing poetry throughout the weekend. With comfy Chesterfield sofas, coffee tables and lamps, this is the place to kick back and relax with a complimentary copy of the Sunday morning paper.
Tangerine Fields - The home of pre-pitched, stress free camping. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Karma Canvas VIP Glamping - For those of you who like the finer things in life, then these bespoke bell tents will be right up your street. Pre-erected, furnished and lockable, it's the ideal way to spend the weekend with us. For more information or to book your tent, CLICK HERE
Kids Fun Zone - FREE ENTRY for under 5's at SFF 2013! We love to see young children getting a good, solid education in music and festivals, that's why under 5's go FREE! This year we'll have a dedicated area for your nippers which will include; Face Painting//Story Telling//Art & Craft//Fun Fair//Parent & Child Tent with Changing Facilities and much more...
Great Food - From traditional festival fayre to Mexican, vegetarian and vegan. There will be something on offer for everyone.
.....And everthing else - Including; Shisha Lounge, beauty and therapy yurts, healing and massage area, theatre companies and a massive array of trade stands - check a small selection out here.