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Festival no.6 adds Irvine Welsh and Paul Foot to the bill

Latest additions include Cassius, Paul Foot, Tim Burgess and more.

Festival No. 6 has revealed further details to its line-up in 2016 and its biggest arts and culture programme yet. The latest additions to 2016’s line-up include Irvine Welsh, Shaun Ryder, Simon Armitage, John Cooper Clarke, Cassius, Paul Foot, DBC Pierre, Miranda Sawyer and Tim Burgess with lots more to be added.

The award winning festival is back for its fifth year and culture programme will this year include appearances from Irvine Welsh, the author of the million-selling book and movie, Trainspotting. Also on the bill, will be Dr John Cooper Clarke after popular demand.

Line-Up To Date 

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Hot Chip /  Bastille  /  Super Furry Animals

No.6, Joe Duddell And Manchester Camerata Orchestra Present

David Bowie Reimagined

With Very Special Guest Vocalists

Blossoms  /  Broken Social Scene /

Echo & The Bunnymen  /  Roisin Murphy  /  Temples  /  Lucy Rose /  M. Ward

A Certain Ratio  /  Aurora  /  Cat’s Eyes  /  Clean Cut Kid  /  Eagulls  /  Frances

Geraint Jarman  /  Gwenno  / Jp Cooper  /  Lawrence Taylor / Malcolm Mooney (Can) /  Milky Chance  /  Oh Wonder  /  Roots Manuva

Babeheaven  /  Bad Sounds  /  C Duncan  /  Formation  / Little Barrie / Meic Stevens  /  Night Beats / Ngod  /  Oscar  /  Rationale  /  R.Seiliog  /  Shells  /  The Amazons  / This Is The Kit  /  The Nest Collective  /  Vynce  /  White

Late Night

Andrew Weatherall & Sean Johnston Present A Love From Outter Space/

Andy Votel  /  Ben Ufo  /  Beyond The Wizards Sleeve  / Cassius  /  Craig Charles /  Craig Richards  /  Crazy P /

Fatima Yamaha (Live)  /  Fleetmac Wood  /  Gold Panda (Live)  / Groove Theory Presents /  Joy Orbison / Maribou State

Kate Simko & London Electronic Orchestra (Live)  /  Leon Vynehall / Low Life /

Midland  /  Optimo (Until The Music Stops)  /  Savage

Smooth Sailing Presents Kaftan Discotheque  / Smoove & Turrell Soundsystem / Unabombers / The 2 Bears 

Arts And Culture

The Brythoniaid Welsh Male Voice Choir / Irvine Welsh / Shaun Ryder In Conversation / Dr John Cooper Clarke / The Q.I. Quiz / Dj Yoda Does Sci-Fi (Portmeirion Special) / Jonathan Meades / Catrin Finch / Dbc Pierre / Exclusive Oasis Film Preview With Director Mat Whitecross / Simon Armitage / Murray Lachlan Young / Morricone In Love Live Rescore / Hollie Mcnish / Tim Burgess In Conversation With Justin Robertson / Amy Liptrot / The Real Mr Nice Preview / The Sad & Beautiful World Of Sparklehorse / About A Badly Drawn Boy Premiere With Live Performance / The Showhawk Duo / Miranda Sawyer / Bella Trix / Christopher Edge / Julian Baggini / Michael Brooks / Cosey Fanni Tutti With Andrew Weatherall / Luke Wright / Tom Hodgkinson / Jemima Foxtrot / Ross Sutherland / Toria Garbut / Jess Green / Professor Tim O’brien / Gypsies Of Bohemia  /Deanna Roger / Matt Abbott / Matt Green / What I Learned From Johnny Bevan /  Hip Hop Karaoke / The Mudflappers / Sea Shanties / The Everly Pregnant Brothers / Suzanne Ciani: A Life In Waves / From Nursery To Misery Doc / Northern Soul Dance Classes / Welsh Language Classes

Heavenly Social / Faber Social / The Idler Academy / The Nest Collective / Salon No.6 / The No.6 Academy / Soho Radio / Bbc Wales Horizons / Centre For Alternative Technology / In Place Of War / Small Is Beautiful

Portmeirion 90th Birthday Celebrations / Blithe Spirit 75th Anniversary / The Prisoner 50th Anniversary / Dr Who At Portmeirion 40th Anniversary


Paul Foot  /  Mark Watson  /  Joe Lycett  /  Aisling Bea  /  Tony Law

Nish Kumar  /  Felicity Ward  /  John Kearns  /  Holly Walsh  /  Ivo Graham  /  Jordan Brookes  /  Kiri Pritchard Mclean  /  Mark Olver  /  Dan Atkinson George Rigden

Tim Peaks Diner

Jona Lewie / The Nightingales / The Moons / Riding The Low / Yucatan / Cabbage / Teen Canteen / Beds In Parks / Documenta / Man Made

Tim Burgess Dj Set

Professor Tim O Brien / Welsh Language Classes / Northern Soul Dance Class / Broken Vinyl Art Workshop

The Nest Collective

The Count Drachma / Lleuwan Steffan / Hrim / Hot Feet / The Brothers Gillespie

Welsh & International

Swnami  /  Estrons  /  Castles  /  Palenco  /  Accu  /  Elan & Mari & Swn Djs

Malcolm Mooney (Can) Plays Monster Movie / Gerry And The Holograms / Wolf People / The Sundowners / Klaus Johann Grobe (Swiss) / Graham Massey / Anelog

Topper  /  Meic Stevens  /  R. Seiliog  /  Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog  /  Hms Morris Ysgol Sul  /  Nyth Djs

The No.6 Academy

New This Year – Workshops And Lectures Including How To Write Your First Song, Writing Your First Novel, Festival Photography, Welsh Language Classes, Psychology, Philosophy, Beat Boxing, How To Dj, Festival Make-Up, Harmonica Playing, Cocktail Making, Poetry, Leather Crafting, Swing Dancing, Improvisation, Stuffocation, Origami, Comic Books, Sloth Studies And Much, Much More.

Processions, Performance And Spectacles

Compagnie Des Quidams – Fiers À Cheval / Carnival No.6 / Torchlight Parade / Carnival No.6 / Illuminated Procession / Aerial Acrobats / Mr Wilson’s Second Liners / Kitsch & Sync / Uke Can Do It / Dripping Tap Theatre Co / Chloe Loftus Dance / About Nowish / Thingumajig Theatre/ Axial Dance / Raree Man’s Peepshow / 3d Sound Installations / The No.6 Log Flume / Bws No.6 Bus / Pop-Up Theatre / Walkabout Puppets / Headdress Making Workshops / Arts Workshops

Festival No.6 takes place in Portmeiron Wales between 1st and 4th September. 


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