Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Celebrate midsummer night with boutique festival
Published 19/05/14



THE Beacon Festival on the weekend of June 20 to 22 will be full of music, art and fun.

A boutique family event celebrating the longest day of summer takes place high on the Chiltern Hills at Christmas Common, South Oxfordshire — at a location which has the best sunset for miles.

Bringing a new vibe to the legendary Music on the Hill (MOTH) festival, the event will be staged at Watlington Hill Farm. Organiser Lindsay Howard-Dean has reignited the flame — with some persuasion and a bit of arm twisting.

The festival will feature more than 40 bands across three stages, and there will also be international cuisine, real ale, local cider, cocktails, creative shopping, art, workshops, Kidzone, holistic therapy, hot tubs and camping including posh tents for extra luxury.

The gates will open 5pm on Friday, June 20 with a drumming extravaganza by Dunx Drums — bring your cajon! On Saturday morning, among the mayhem, will be an attempt to set a record for musical statues for the Guinness World of Records.


Bands include Rusty Shackle, fresh from their US tour, BonGiovi, Maharaja Blues, 1877, Prog Floyd, Antix and Rouge. There will be music for everyone, from bluegrass to reggae, rock to folk and rap to indie.

Ticket prices are as follows: adults — 25 weekend, 10 Friday only, 20 Saturday only, youth (16 to 17) — 15 weekend, 7 Friday only, 13 Saturday only, teens (12 to 15) — 12 weekend, 5 Friday only, 10 Saturday only. Camping is 10 per pitch.

For tickets go to www. ticketmaster.com or visit Watlington post office or Ruby Moon in High Wycombe.

Published 19/05/14

MOST POPULAR
Corporate giant wants to be part of community
Flipping Royals fan has 'time of his life'
Olympians join Paul Daniels for charity show
Shoplifter gets town's first Criminal Behaviour Order
School mourns founding headmaster
Hospital builder in homes dispute
'Don't build an arts centre - enlarge the Kenton'
Minister unveils new helicopters at RAF Benson
LATEST LIFESTYLE HEADLINES
Unsightly veins banished
...and great fun
Honda Type R priced under £30k
Mazda MX-5 aims to unite car and driver in fun
Best of British motoring, aviation and military
Tunnel vision: homes for sale near Crossrail
Crossrail extension pushes house prices
Demand increased for one and two bedroom properties
More chances to invest in a piece of property history
Ensure success and self-esteem
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
'Henley will get electric trains by 2017' - pledge
No flood protection for B478 Playhatch Road
Public inquiry over Whitchurch toll rise
Scouts raise money for homeless charity
Goring rail line work 'will ruin countryside'
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717