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Bestival 2017s Invaders of the Future competition is now open

GET YOUR ENTRY IN BY 20TH APRIL FOR A CHANCE TO PLAY AT BESTIVAL The Bestival Invaders of the Future competition is now open for bands, DJs and spoken word artists. The Bestival team have joined forces with Bournemouth’s We Broke Free to search for the most outstanding unsigned acts to perform at this year’s […]

Final Larmer Tree 2015 comedy and music acts announced

Larmer Tree Festival have a hilarious comedy line-up joining Bill Bailey for their 25th anniversary festival in July. Headlining the late-night comedy club on the ARC stage this year are internationally acclaimed comedians Ed Byrne, Russell Kane, Sara Pascoe and Seann Walsh, ably supported by the eclectic talents of Kerry Godliman, James Acaster, David Trent, […]

Over thirty new acts joining the bill for the Larmer Tree 25th anniversary festival

Celebrating 25 years in style, Larmer Tree Festival have been gathering talent from around the country to perform at the original boutique festival alongside Tom Jones, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Levellers and Bill Bailey on the bill this year. Joining the already impressive Main Stage line-up are world-famous group The Magic Numbers, who will perform on […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2015 announce Breakthrough Music Award winners

After an evening of fantastic live music, with acts from across the UK coming to compete, Larmer Tree Festival have crowned the winners of the 2015 Breakthrough Music Awards, an annual event celebrating and supporting emeging talent. Bournemouth local four-piece The Villanovas and lively folk-duo The Drystones were the two recipients of this prestigious award, […]

Bill Bailey headlines Larmer Tree Festival 2015

Comedian, musician and actor Bill Bailey will headline the Main Stage at Larmer Tree Festival as one of the final acts of the 25th anniversary festival, on the evening of Sunday 19th July. Renowned for his sharp wit and classic sense of humour, regular appearances on panel shows, his unbeatable role as Bernard Black in […]

Shaking new festival for Dorset

A new Dorset vintage festival springs into life in June 2013 at Southbourne on Sea. The four day ‘Shake & Stir’ extravaganza should have something to appeal to all the family, and all ages, not just vintage fans. Festival organiser, Heather Martyn said, “There is an undeniable interest and passion for all things vintage, it’s […]

Paloma Faith headlines Larmer Tree Festival

Larmer Tree Festival has announced that kooky British singer-songwriter and actress, Paloma Faith will headline Thursday night. With her extraordinary theatrical flair, Paloma looks set to brighten the festival with her show stopping performance. Paloma made her international breakthrough in 2009. The former burlesque dancer and Best British Female Brit Award nominee will be belting […]

The 2012 Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

The 2012 Purbeck Art Weeks Festival runs from the 26 May to the 10 June, celebrating visual art, music, dance, film and story-telling. Since 2002 the annual PAW Festival has developed a substantial following. The 2012 Festival embraces such international names as: Author and TV/radio presenter, Melvyn Bragg, who gives a stirring talk about the […]

Swanage Blues Festival

Swanage Blues Festival takes place next weekend (2nd – 4th March). With free admission to around 60 gigs across 20 indoor venues it’s a must for any Blues lover. The festival is known as The Big Blues Parties and they happen every March and October. As well as blues musicians there is a daily open mic, […]