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Gentleman's Dub Club, This Is The Kit, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Susan Cadogan & The Friendly Fire Band, Oh My God! It's The Church, Ozomatli ft. Chali 2na, My Baby, Nubiyan Twist, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Zeal & Ardor, House Gospel Choir, Grrrrl, and many more.

Early bird tickets released 17th October 2017. £169 for adult weekend with camping. 

Secret location, near Market Harborough, Northampton.

Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August 2018

Exact location is a secret until you have purchased tickets, but Market Harborough is easily accessible by train and motorway. Some bus services provided to the festival arena.

15, 000 capacity per day

Shambala organisers have dubbed their festival as "Adventures in Utopia" and this festival really does live up to this other-worldly claim. The number one reason people have given for going here is the sense of community that oozes from every inch of the festival arena, twinned with a lack of corporate influence. So, if you're looking to spend a heavenly weekend, with like-minded people then look no further than Shambala. 

2016 saw the classic Sister Sledge headline; but, this festival is also all about discovering new music, something else that "Shambalans" say entices them back year after year. 

The festival has a great ethical conscience at its core, taking the ground-breaking decision in 2016 to make the arena a meat and fish free zone. Bottled water was also banned in favour of reusable flasks and an abundance of drinking points. We like their style.

So, if an amazingly friendly atmosphere, new music, great food and some rather bizarre, but unforgettable experiences such as power-ballad yoga or a Thriller flash-mob are your thing, then don't delay in booking your adventure in Utopia at Shambala in 2018.

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What we love about this festival.

Its green credentials and the opportunity to spend a life-affirming weekend with like-minded and non-judgmental people.

Camping and Glamping Options

Aside from the main camping area, there is a separate family camping field with hot showers and which is conveniently situated near the car park.  Families also have priority parking and a FREE wheelbarrow service. There are also options to treat yourself with tipis, yurts, bell tents, shire houses and bukuu teardrop pods.

Past lineups

Sister Sledge. Events/experiences such as a prince dance-off, Bowie ballet, roller disco, karaoke, a circus and much, much more!

Kids and families

This festival has been curated with families in mind. There are heaps of workshops such as pizza making, craft tents and mini golf, to name but a few. The kids' area is really extensive and there is even "Bees Creche" if you would like to spend a few hours on your own without the kids!

A touch of luxury

Head to "Shambala Springs" a luxurious, yet rustic outdoor spa with hot tubs, saunas, hot and cold showers and, of course, champagne.

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