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Wychwood Festival announces Happy Mondays as headliner and reveals more artists

Happy Mondays have been announced as the headliner for Friday 2nd June 2023 at Wychwood Festival.

While Sunday’s headliner is yet to be announced, the festival has also revealed that Ash, Melanie C, Soul II Soul, Scouting For Girls, The Beat, Toploader, The Dualers, Republica, The Electric Swing Circus and Mr Motivator will be part of the line-up.

They join the previously announced headliner Travis plus Heather Small and The Proclaimers.

Wychwood Festival will return 2nd – 4th June 2023, now on a brand new site at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Today Wychwood has also reveal their comedy line-up for 2023 including Angela Barnes, Mike Cox, Tony Cowards, Catherine Flanigan, Jon Wagstaffe on Friday 2nd June, Dianne Spencer, Steve Day, Sarah Johnson, Adam Beardsmore on Saturday 3rd June and Jack Gleadow, Faye Treacy, Andrew Bird, Chris Brooker on Sunday 4th June.

Iain Game, Festival Director of Wychwood Festival, said: “We’re counting down the days until we’re back at Wychwood, which is shaping up to be our biggest year yet. And we’re very excited to share another headliner, the fantastic Happy Mondays, plus pop icon Melanie C! Look forward to seeing you all there.”

Wychwood also confirms their new venue Howlin’ Pete’s, which will house some not-to-be-missed unique activities over the weekend. Such as: Barrioke, Hip Hop Karaoke, Junior Jungle, and Elvis Lesley.

Wychwood will present over 100 workshops and activities for families across the weekend. First details have been released today, with more announcements to come: magician El Baldiniho, circus performer Loz Becaus​​e with Crabracadabra!, Marky Jay’s The Monkey Magic Show, music workshop Happy Sloth Tape Club, comic theatre and circus show FailFailFailFailWin, Professor Strange’s magic experience, junk drumming workshop Glamba, a Balloon Dragon Parade, Bhangra/Bollywood sessions with Sohan Kailey, Circus Workshops, Sambistas, Yoga, Open Mic Sessions, Harp Playing Workshops, Arts and Crafts, Dance, Storytelling, Puppet Shows, Street Theatre and Buskers.

Early Bird tickets are already sold out. Tier 1 tickets start from just £129.50 for adults and £64.50 for children aged 10 – 15. Children under 10 go free.

Cheltenham’s most loved family festival Wychwood Festival will return 2nd – 4th June 2023 at the Cheltenham Racecourse. Tickets for Wychwood Festival 2023 are available at https://wychwoodfestival.com/buy-tickets.

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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