Secret Garden Party lineup announced

Secret Garden Party line-up announced

Primal Scream, Maribou State and Rae Morris to play the festival

The lineup for the 2016 Secret Garden Party is no longer a secret with rock’n’roll legends Primal Scream, country-pop songstress Lizzie, house duo Maribou State and singer-songwriter Rae Morris all on the bill of the music and arts festival

Taking place in Abbots Ripton from Thu 21–Sun 24 Jul, organisers have chosen the theme for the this year’s festival as ‘Gardeners Guide to the Galaxy’, taking inspiration from Arthur C Clarke, Douglas Adams, Philip K Dick and Asimov. Your mission? To terraform a new garden for the future.

Bookings for the ‘field stations’ are open today, and by that they mean boutique camping where you can chose from Royal Safari Tents, Octopads, Tipis, Bell Tents, Lotus tents Vintage Showman Caravans and Yurts. No pop-up tents from Tesco here.

Also on the line-up are Petite Meller, C Duncan, Rationale, SG Lewis, Stealing Sheep, Sundara Karma, Formation, Zibra, Pure Bathing Culture, Oscar, Weaves and Kudu Blue with more acts still to be announced.

The 2015 edition of the eclectic festival featured a craft village, kids area, paint fight, games arena, and a spiritual playground, with performance spaces ranging from the intimate Living Room to the vast Great Stage.

Secret Garden Party, 21–24 Jul, Abbots Ripton.

The Secret Garden Party

Open-air music and art festival featuring Crystal Fighters, Metronomy, Toots & The Maytals, Wild Beasts, Peaches, Ray Blk, Honne, Jagwar Ma, Jeremy Loops, Rejjie Snow, Tom Misch, Kate Nash, Akala, Jorja Smith, Kate Nash, Fickle Friends, Bonzai and The Moonlandingz to name a few.

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