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11th April 2012

BoomTown announce 15 new Stages, new venues, and the 2012 fancy dress theme

Bringing the 'Outer Space' vibe to Boomtown this year

BoomTown's fancy dress theme for 2012 will be... Outer Space! and as well as the theme BoomTown have outlined the plans for 15 new venues and extra terrestrial areas, attractions and adventures.
BoomTown’s theme provides a starting point for the towns folk to create the character they wish to become for the whole festival. With the mothership Arcadia crash landing onsite, strange creatures infesting the surrounding woodlands and mutated vehicles patrolling the landscape, the aliens are walking amongst you and if you can’t beat ‘em, may as well blow up a pair of marigolds, stick them on your head, spray yourself silver and join in!
As well as the addition of 15 new quirky and unique venues to get lost in, there are a selection of additional stages including Arcadia, Bearded Kitten’s Bank and the Hidden Woods.
Bearded Kitten presents...The Bank, the Gentleman’s Club, 2012 sees The Bearded Boys hosting a plethora of lawn-based mischief all day in their brand new outdoor arena and unveil the grand opening the very first branch of the Boomtown bank! Expect array of financial fun, games, activities and general silliness followed by late-night knees-ups in the Gentleman’s parlour!
The Hidden Woods stage, set in the glorious leafed canopy of the surrounding woodland tucked away from the chaos, will present some of the finest live dub and reggae bands and provide the perfect place to sit back, relax and lose yourself!

On top of the new stages, the town committee have been given the go ahead to expand the city into a huge luscious new area for more camping, with access to the town being only a short walk along the beautiful wooded walkway. The ever growing craft and healing field has also expanded this year with new additions including saunas, hot tubs, psytrance and chillout areas.  

Weekend tickets are on sale now and cost £116 - selling fast so if you want this one you might need to be quick now
BoomTown Fair -  9 – 12th August 2012  - Matterly Estate, Winchester

Acts confirmed so far

Reel Big Fish

Caravan Palace
The Skatalites
Balkan Beatbox
Asian Dub Foundation
The Beat
Dub Pistols
The Slackers
Sick Note
Sonic Boom 6
Urban Voodoo Machine
The Meteors
Mad Sin
Molotov Jukebox
The Filaments
Swing Zazou
Gypsy Hill
Tanya Stephens
Gappy Ranks
Jah Shaka
David Rodigan
Zion Train
Makka B
Trojan Sound System
South Rakkas Crew
Blak Twang
Mungos Hifi
Bush Chemists
Serial Killaz
Laif Blak
Jaya The Cat
Channel One
The Heatwave
General Levy
Lady Chan
Soom T
Laid Blak
Jacky Murda
The Barley Mob
Demolition Man
Stylo G
Curtis Lynch (JR) feat Mr Williams
Solo Banton vs Deadly Hunta
David Boomah
MC Xander
Jack Beats
Kill the Noise
Luke Vibert
The Panacea
Stanton Warriors
DJ Hype
16 Bit
Benny Page
Marcus Visionary
The Nextmen
Plump DJ's
Krafty Kuts
Far Too Loud
Engine Earz
Dub Phizix
Tomb Crew
Chris Liberator
Dave the Drummer
Shy FX
SL2 (live)
Ed Solo
Illbilly Hitec (love)
Kanji Kinetic
Coda (live)
Mr Benn
2 Bit Thugs
Jinx in Dub
Audio Drumcorps

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