|Address :||Carney Pools|
|Address 2 :||Bishton Lane, Wolseley Bridge|
|Postcode :||ST18 0XE|
|Price :||From £20|
Voted Best Staffordshire Music Festival 2019 and in 2020 by What's On Readers and Special Recognition Award for Festival of the Year 2019 by Our Staffordshire.
STAFFS FEST is a popular annual music festival that has already made its mark on the UK music scene in the West Midlands attracting local, regional and national musicians and audiences from all over the UK. The festival which celebrates its fourth year in 2021 Four huge marquees hosting a multitude of genres of music, Rock, Britpop, Glam Rock, Pop, Folk, World Music, Gospel and Soul. The Lack of Commitments, Hairy Eyeball, Melvin Hancox, Ellie Jones and the Giants and Reggae Winehouse to name but a few bands.
Children under 16 are free with accompanying responsible adult (their tickets must be requested at the same time as paying adult).
Free optional camping ticket one ticket per tent, camper or caravan to be booked at the time of admission ticket Gates open Friday 17 September at 4.00pm and music starts at 5.00pm.
The festival is not one dimensional, in addition to the wide ranging live music on offer, there will be displays and workshops from local community groups La Maison du Vin Marquee. There will be workshops throughout the morning into the afternoon ranging from yoga and to musical workshops even a kids disco. Into the evening the Marquee will house some great talent with music from around the world Beats and Feats Marquee Hosting a mixture of Reggae, Ska, Rap, Gospel and 2Tone.
Reggae and RnB DJs 'Introducing Stage' in association with Erndor50 Promotions Saturday 12-5pm in the Millie Bea Marquee a chance to 'show' off your talents and enter a competition, voted by the public with the winner securing a place on the Main Stage in 2022, open to all ages and genres (places still available at 12 and 12:30) Saturday evening bands; The Kate Gee Band, The Healers and Highway 61 Northern Soul All Dayer DJs playing vinyl only on Sunday from 3pm in the Millie Bea Marquee Northern Soul DJ's playing on the day; Mick Reynolds, Peter Leek, Julie McCormack, Tony Fitzgibbon, Jim Butler, Mark Morris and Mick Oakden. Community Spirit LR Partnership Events and Staffs Fest have been very active in supporting worthy causes within the local West Midlands community initially the Festival championed the Millie Bea’s Walking Wish Charity which helped raise funds and awareness of the money needed for operation to help Millie to walk.
Millie Bea attends the festival each year with her family and one of the Marquees is named after her. The following year money was raised for AED Donate a charity for distributing defibrillators. In 2019 the charity championed was The Band of Builders, a fantastic charity that works similarly to DIY SOS. This year our chosen charity is Hearts and Hands Stafford.
Stafford College Media students filmed the festival as part of their college course criteria and work experience and will be back in 2021 Bring your Pooch, Dogs are welcome at Staffs Fest but must be kept on a lead at all times.
Camping All ticket types allow free, basic camping in a field, so bring your tent, caravan or camper van along. (Toilets, onsite electric hook up by pre booking direct with Carney Pools-Hollie Murphy 07530 270284). Weekend ticket holders may arrive Thursday evening through until Monday afternoon. Please book free camping ticket at the same time as festival ticket, one ticket per camping 'unit'. You are able to come and go from the site so we encourage you to visit our local villages and see our rich local heritage. Please click on the 'Things To Do' option on the menu.
|Name :||LR Partnership Events|