Big Feastival is back for a third summer

Alex James and Jamie Oliver at The Big Feastival
Alex James and Jamie Oliver at The Big Feastival

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and Blur bass player Alex James once again present music, food and family event The Big Feastival which returns to the Cotswolds from August 29 to 31.

Back for its third year on Alex James’ farm in Kingham near Chipping Norton, DJ Fatboy Slim and jazz-pop star Jamie Cullum will headline the three-day event.

American R&B sensation and self-confessed foodie Kelis will be performing songs from her aptly-named new album FOOD. Indie folk group Stornoway, family three-piece Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Jack Savoretti, The Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra and Molotov Jukebox will also join Big Feastival favourites Norman Jay MBE, The Cuban Brothers and Duke performing across the weekend. More music acts are still to be announced.

Alex James said: “The Big Feastival gets bigger and better every year – I can’t wait!”

Jamie Oliver added: “Three full days of great music, delicious food and good times for all the family – get involved before tickets are gone and it’s too late!”

This year is festivities will start a day earlier on Friday with Guilty Pleasures hosting the main stage with DJ sets from Sean Rowley and special guest appearances from Bjorn Again and Fleetwood Bac.

Among those joining host Jamie Oliver on the AEG Big Kitchen stage are culinary sensations Gennaro Contaldo and Monica Galetti.

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