Paignton Festival is a very good event that takes places every year during the summer months of July and August. There is an amazing atmosphere and fun for all the family, from clowns to live music there is something for everyone and I am excited to be bringing this to you.
With the name of the event changing for the year of 2017 we hope to bring you a lot more fun and entertainment while keeping the same ethos we’ve had for over 100 years. Since the first event in 1909 we have been run by a small, dedicated team of volunteers and committee members and solely from donations from our main sponsors Anderton & Rowlands Fun Fair and Babbacombe Inn, also from local businesses and traders, as well as from members of the local public.
As the years go on, Paignton Festival is proud to be one of, if not the best events put on in the south west, and with no entry fee, we feel that we have the edge over some of our main competitors.
Despite the new name of Paignton Festival, Torbay Carnival is not gone for good, as the procession night will up keep that name.
The structure of the event will remain the same, with the party on the green taking place on the opening night, the procession taking place on the Wednesday and Dubs on the Beach taking place on the last Sunday.
Lockdown Festival at POWDERHAM CASTLE
We are delighted to confirm that LOCKDOWN, the South‐West’s biggest dance music
festival, will return to the magnificent Powderham Castle, Exeter on the weekend of
the 1st to the 3rd of September 2017.
Acts already confirmed:
DIZZEE RASCAL, WILEY, WILKINSON DJ, SIGMA DJ, GORGON CITY DJ, BASEMENT JAXX DJ
SET, AJ TRACEY, BECKY HILL, SASASAS, TQD, JAX JONES, SAM WHITMORE, J.MASSISION,
SAM DEVINE, METRIX, MY NU LENG, CONGO NATTY + MANY MORE
Many more LIVE acts and DJ’s to be announced. Huge headline act for Saturday night main stage TBA.
LOCKDOWN will be spread across four stages over the 3 days, and will feature well‐known
brands such UKF, Hospitality, Playaz, Hatcha & Friends and Garage Nation stages, with more TBA.
Camping will be available on site from Friday 1st ‐ Monday 4h September, with free hot
showers in the camping area.
For further details and to book tickets, visit www.lockdownfestival.com