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The Big Feastival announces first wave of acts for 2024


Big Feastival is set to return to the Cotswolds this summer from 23 to 25 August with a sensational music lineup.

Now in its 13th year, the bank holiday spectacle, hosted at Alex James’ farm, is renowned for delivering the perfect combination of incredible live music, acclaimed chefs, award-winning food, and an unparalleled programme of family entertainment.

Acts announced include headliners Becky Hill and Snow Patrol alongside Cat Burns, Cian Ducrot, Natasha Bedingfield, Kate Nash and Ash. 

Host Alex James said: “I’m so excited for Big Feastival 2024, every year the festival gets bigger and better. We already have a stellar music lineup with so much more still to announce. This is the ideal way to spend your August bank holiday weekend, with friends, family and plenty on offer to keep everyone entertained. See you all on the farm.”

Becky Hill will headline Big Feastival on Friday night. As one of the UK’s most successful musicians, she burst onto the scene in 2014 with the number-one single Gecko (Overdrive) with Oliver Heldens. Since then, she has won two BRIT Awards and released countless hit singles, including Back & Forth with Jonas Blue, Wish You Well with Sigala, Crazy What Love Can Do with David Guetta and Ella Henderson, I Could Get Used To This with Weiss, and My Heart Goes (La Di Da) with Topic.

Snow Patrol will bring the festival to an anthemic close on Sunday night. The band broke through to the mainstream in 2007 with its number-one album, Eyes Open, which was the biggest-selling UK album that year. 

It featured the massive single Chasing Cars, which spent an incredible 166 weeks in the Top 100 and was the most-played song of the 21st Century on UK Radio. The band have gone on to release a further four top-five albums, which have produced multiple top-20 singles, including Run, You’re All I Have, Signal Fire, Take Back The City, and Just Say Yes.

Triple Brit Award nominee and singer-songwriter Cat Burns, whose single Go went viral on TikTok and climbed to number two on the UK singles chart, joins the lineup.

Irish singer-songwriter Cian Ducrot will also grace the main stage. Coming to prominence in 2022, his single All For You was a huge TikTok sensation, and his debut album, Victory, topped the UK Album Charts in 2023. 

Vocal powerhouse Ella Henderson is set to have the Feastival crowd singing along to hits including Ghost, Let’s Go Home Together and React, whilst dance superstar Joel Corry whose huge tracks include Sorry, Lonely, Head & Heart, Bed and Out Out, will also play. 

Natasha Bedingfield is sure to create a mass singalong with Unwritten and These Words, whilst singer-songwriter Kate Nash will thrill the crowd with Foundations, amongst other iconic hits. 

Irish singer-songwriter CMAT, modern soul and R&B performer Jalen Ngonda and Irish rockers Ash are confirmed to play alongside Indie heroes Scouting For Girls and upcoming Irish four-piece The Florentinas. Festival favourites, the risqué musical comedy troupe The Cuban Brothers, will also return to get the crowd going.

Big Feastival will be announcing more music acts soon, including Saturday’s headliner. An unrivalled lineup of some of gastronomy’s biggest stars, alongside the UK’s best street food, a plethora of culinary-based activities and exceptional family entertainment will also be revealed in the coming weeks.

With so much more yet to be announced, this year’s Big Feastival is proudly presented by M&S Food, and it promises to be the most fun-filled weekend of the summer.

Camping and weekend tickets are on sale now available at The Big Feastival website.

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