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Avebury Rocks to return as a two-day festival

Nick Harper on stage at Avebury Rocks in 2012Nick Harper on stage at Avebury Rocks in 2012Avebury Rocks is returning as a two-day music festival with associated sponsored walk at a new venue.

The festival will move from Avebury Cricket Ground to East Farm, Avebury, from Friday July 7 to Sunday, July 9.

It continues to be a fundraiser for Prospect Hospice, the charity it was set up to support in 2011.

The musical entertainment will kick off on Friday evening. Then, after the traditional morning walk across the neolithic landscape, the bands return throughout Saturday.

Local and national acts from the worlds of rock and folk will provide the entertainment.

Already confirmed are Bath-based hip-hop and soul act Benji and Hibbz, singer-songwriter Ed Mann, local troubador George Wilding, dub, reggae and ska-influenced Kioko, Marlborough Rock Choir, Swindon Samba, ukulele band Ukey D’ukes, rock band Ulysses, and festival founder Nick Harper, the renowned singer-songwriter, with more acts to be confirmed.

Ticket prices – which include overnight camping – are yet to be confirmed.

For details, log on to the festival’s new website – http://aveburyrocksfestival.net

 

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