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Glas-Denbury Music And Arts Festival

Starts: 6th Jul 2018

FInalist Devon Tourism Awards BEst Festival 2017 - Family friendly event located in beautiful setting, championing all things south west from music to poetry, arts to crafts. 7 stages, camping, glamping and so much more!

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Festival Name

Glas-Denbury Music And Arts Festival

Start Date

6th Jul 2018

End Date

8th Jul 2018

Location

Denbury, Devon

Line Up

To be announced - previous artists include The Blow Monkeys, Paul Young with Los Pacaminos, Showhawk Duo, Dr and the Medics, Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer

Details

The South West’s award winning and most anticipated family friendly festival hosts 7 stages of music, arts, entertainment and more. If you are looking for a festival to take everyone from Grandma to the children to then this is the one! Glas-Denbury is simply about people, people immersing themselves in a wonderful weekend. The team behind it are passionate about the South West, passionate about people and passionate about putting on a safe, happy event. We want the whole family to come and enjoy a weekend away and be inspired, amazed, educated and go away smiling having made new friends! Whether you are a seasoned festival goer or have never been to a festival in your life then this is the one for you! Safe, compact and yet with surprises around every corner this is a little piece of magic in a beautiful Devon setting.

4 music stages offer a plethora of artists offering everything from soul to jazz, world music to pop, reggae to rock and more. Championing all things South West whilst bringing in artists from further afield as well, the 2017 line up included the legendary 80s band The Blow Monkeys, foot stomping Exeter duo Sound of the Sirens, the soulful voice of Devon’s own Jo Harman, Boogie Woogie from the UK’s premier artist Henri Herbert, 20s swing and electro beats from Electric Swing Circus, Ska from Devon’s The Simmertones, Chap -Hop from Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer, the UKs favourite festival band Rsvp Bhangra, jump jive from Plymouth’s Company B, blues-rock from Torquay’s Kris Barras Band, Cornwalls Innereyefull and many more. 2018 line up to be announced.

But Glas-Denbury isn’t just about the music. The Pucker Poets Stage hosts an incredible line up of spoken word artists and performance poets from brands all over the South West including 2017 headliners Sean Hughes (Never Mind the Buzzcocks) Liv Torc, Mark Gwynne Jones and the UKs premier Spoken word show Tongue Fu. Grab a coffee and sit and relax whilst listening to the words that flow from these incredible artists mouths.

The Entertainment stage provides hours of smiles and enjoyment, not only for the children but adults too. Children and family entertainers, Dance workshops, Ceilidhs, acrobats, contortionists, fire shows and stilt walkers extraordinaire. The site hosts magicians, storytellers, theatre groups and don’t forget to visit the Glitter Fairy HQ!

The BBC Introducing stage and the Soundlaunch Emerging Talent Stage, both showcase some of the South West’s best emerging artists. Soundlaunch holds campfire sessions, jams and question and answer sessions with some of the artists playing at the festival. Glas-Denbury is passionate about raising the profile of the incredible artists we have here in the South West.

If it’s a boogie you like then the Silent Disco is the place to be - DJs will help you to boogie your socks off to disco sounds over the decades. Glitter, legwarmers and headbands optional of course!
Free workshops run throughout the festival for all ages including crafts and activities with Whiterock Festival, archery and woodwork with Sylvan Adventures, Science experiments with Seadream engineering or Sign Language workshops with Sign to Shine! Or perhaps learn to jive or do acro? The Free Harmony Healing area will offer therapists as well as yoga, laughter yoga, singing and handstand workshops – somewhere to go and sit and indulge yourself or learn a new skill.

Our Butterfly Bazaar is filled with handpicked, high quality food stalls and the bars and cocktail bars are stocked with local real ale and cider, colourful cocktails and more, all at reasonable prices. There will be fantastic retail opportunities with stalls full of goodies to purchase and experiences to be had!
Glas-Denbury camping and family camping fields are right next to the arena so not far to wander back after a day of smiles and excitement and family facilities and accessible facilities are available throughout the site.

So, come and dance in the daisies and shake your glittery hips and join us at Glas-Denbury!

Disabled Facilities

Dedicated parking and assistance between campsite and arena, dedicated toilets and changing areas. Personal attention from festival team on to ensure your visit is as accessible as possible.


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