Samiksha Jaiswal

Lakefest

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Years active  2011-2012
Dates  11 Aug – 14 Aug 2016
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Genre  Rock, World, Dance, Folk,
Location  Eastnor Castle, United Kingdom
Nominations  UK Festival Award for Best Family Festival
Similar  Nozstock: The Hidden V, Wychwood Festival, Bearded Theory, Beautiful Days, Y Not Festival
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Official lakefest 2016


Lakefest is a fairly new festival, which began as a music and cider festival, yet in its second year has booked big UK bands propelling it to the status of a full blown music festival.

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Lakefest festival 2016


Origins

Lakesfest grew out from when Croft Farm Waterpark hosted its music and cider festival on April 9, 2011 It was attended by just over 1,500 people consuming 8,500 pints of cider. Bands including The Stages of Dan, The Roving Crows and The Wurzels starred. Classic West Country games like Welly Wanging and skittles were available to play with a prizes up for grabs. The feedback was so positive that planning went immediately into "Lakefest".

2012 Festival lineup

The 2012 festival included the following acts:

Friday

  • EMF
  • Erica
  • Kickback
  • Rainy and the Dust
  • 3 Daft Monkeys
  • Toploader
  • Reef
  • Saturday

  • Levellers
  • Dodgy
  • Chesney Hawkes
  • Roving Crows
  • The Wonderstuff
  • The Swing Man
  • Joe Wheldon
  • Smoke Feathers
  • ThunderRoad
  • Over The Hill
  • Missing Andy
  • Riff Raff
  • Avert Francis
  • Little Dave
  • Shippers
  • Timothy Parkes
  • 2013 Festival Lineup

    The 2013 Lakefest festival occurred over 3 days, on the weekend of the 9–11 August 2013. The 2013 festival included the following acts:

    Friday

  • Ocean Colour Scene
  • The Beat
  • Missing Andy
  • Chip Shop Boys
  • Ruffanti
  • Saturday

  • Levellers
  • Roving Crows
  • The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
  • Duke Special
  • Cosmo Jarvis
  • Baka Beyond
  • Erica
  • Gaz Brookfield
  • Funmilayo
  • Sunday

  • Chas & Dave
  • 3 Daft Monkeys
  • Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun
  • Wille & The Bandits
  • Avert Francis
  • References

    Lakefest Wikipedia


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