What/where is it?
Cheltenham Racecourse is the location for Wychwood Festival, an extremely family-friendly, intimate and inclusive three-day event. Blending world, roots and contemporary music, the Wychwood Festival also encompasses poetry, comedy and workshops for all ages. It was recently described by The Independent as a ‘bijou Glastonbury’.
How much does it cost?
- Weekend ticket for adults: £120
- Weekend 2-for-1 disabled ticket: £120
- Weekend youth concession: £95
- Weekend 10-15-year-old: £55
- Admission is free for under-10s
Artists performing across the festival’s four stages include The Human League, the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain, Bill Bailey, Public Service Broadcasting and The Other Tribe.
Why will the family love it?
The site is compact, intimate and very safe, and the organisers pride themselves on the cleanliness of the facilities. Wychwood also provides a wide range of activities for toddlers to teenagers and beyond. There are workshops for children, a special toddlers’ area and a Children’s Literature Festival. Overall, the atmosphere is very laid-back.