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The Shires to headline Towersey Festival 2018 Posted on Tue 13th March 2018

Duo set to close the festival on Monday night

The Shires to headline Towersey Festival 2018

Acclaimed British country duo The Shires will close this years Towersey Festival on Monday 27 August 2018,. They join previously announced headliners Richard Thompson Electric Trio, The Proclaimers, Big Country, and Beth Orton.

The line-up also features the Americana-tinged Wildwood Kin, songwriter/ guitarist Blair Dunlop, William The Conqueror, and the bluegrass influenced Bella Gaffney and Polly Bolton.

Towersey Festival Director Joe Heap said:

We’re so pleased to finally announce The Shires as the last of our headline acts this year. They’re quite simply the biggest UK country/ Americana act there is, and they’ll be making the August Bank Holiday Monday a day to remember!”

Towersey Festival takes place from Friday 24th - Monday 27th August at Tame Showground, in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The festival offers four days and nights of the best Acoustic, Folk, Blues, World and Americana, with first class stages, and massive family appeal.

As you would expect from an event with such longevity, Towersey know what their audience expect so in addition to a great music line up you can enjoy dance, theatre, arts, crafts, literature, workshops, exhibitions, countryside walks, a celebration, a gathering of friends, family and neighbours to meet others and relax, eat, drink and party in common and friendly atmosphere.

Towersey Festival 2018 Line up (to date)

Friday 24th August - Richard Thompson Electric Trio, Sharon Shannon Band, Wildwood Kin, Faustus, and Whetstone Brinsford Kirkpatrick
Saturday 25th August - The Proclaimers, Big Country (Acoustic), Daphne’s Flight, Martin Simpson, William The Conqueror, and Tickled Pink
Sunday 26th August - Beth Orton, Fisherman’s Friends, Martyn Joseph, Blair Dunlop, Brighouse and Rastrick Band, The Rheingans Sisters
Monday 27th August - The Shires, Blackbeard's Tea Party, Roy Bailey, Peter Knight and John Spiers, Blowzabella, and Lady Maisery

Ticket Information

Weekend with Camping
Adult - £145,00 inc BF
Concessions - £141.00 inc BF
Youth (12 - 17) - £110.00 inc BF
Child (5 - 11) - £59;00 inc BF
Under 5 - Free

Weekend without Camping
Adult - £129,00 inc BF
Concessions - £115.00 inc BF
Youth (12 - 17) - £91.00 inc BF
Child (5 - 11) - £59;00 inc BF
Under 5 - Free

Tickets available from Eventbrite

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Towersey Festival 2018
Dates: 24th - 27th Aug 2018
Venue: Thame, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Last modified on: Tue 13th March 2018

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