bands to take part in 'Sat In A Field' music festival
Burnham-On-Sea bands will be taking part in a popular music festival
when it returns to Cheddar this summer after a two-year break.
'Sat In A Field Festival' runs from 3rd-5th August and will be back
at its spiritual home at the foot of the Mendip Hills.
what started back in 2012 as a small gathering to celebrate a 40th
birthday, the festival has grown bigger each year and is now well
known in the area for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere, fantastic
music and great kids entertainment, as well as fundraising for charities.
years have seen the festival raise over £20,000 for the likes
of Myeloma UK, Somewhere House, Childrens Hospice (Wraxall) and
the Nikita Jade Disability Trust.
team behind Sat In A Field say they are true believers in supporting
local talent and this year have put together a strong line-up of
local acts alongside a host of more established artists.
headline acts for the main stage this year are 90's Britpop legends
'Space', festival favourites 'Doctor And The Medics', and Bruce
Foxton's 'From The Jam'.
'Some Villains' will be among the groups taking part
is a new dance tent this year called The Foundry which will be headlined
by 'Dr Meaker' with his full live band, turntable wizard 'A.Skillz'
& the man behind the famous Altern8 mask of the early 90's 'Mark
Archer', as well as the Great SIAF Silent Disco Soundclash taking
you through to the early hours.
acts over the weekend include 'Doc & The Headshrinkers', 'Brad
Dear' & 'The Blue Horizon' headlining the acoustic stage with
over 100 acts performing on all the stages across the weekend, including
Burnham band 'Some Villains', rappers 'Big Smokin'Joe' & 'Ryder
MC' and Burnham-based DJs 'SK2' & 'Maestro', 'Si Dodd', 'Smithy',
Shaun Keen', 'Uncharted DJs', 'K13', 'Timmy D' & 'Tommy Gun'.
will also be plenty of fun and games for the kids too in the 'Fuzzy
Monkeys' area with live entertainment, craft workshops, kids activities
and bouncy castles, all free of charge.
is also a new area for 2018 called 'The Living History Village'
which will play host to an array of historical re-enactments courtesy
of some fantastic Viking, Saxon, Roman, Egyptian and Medieval re-enactment
societies, with drill displays and demonstrations on the hand, plus
crafting skills from centuries gone by.
festival runs from 3rd-5th August with full camping on site. Moderately
priced tickets are available now from www.satinafield.com/tickets.
For more information & the full line-up of acts see www.satinafield.com.