What's in store at UK Farr Festival

Set in a wood outside of London, here's what treats boutique festival Farr has in store
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Set in a wood outside of London, here's what treats boutique festival Farr has in store

Festival season is upon us and, if you haven’t already, the time is fast approaching to get those important decisions locked down. For us at Magnetic, it’s the intimate festivals that are really something to focus on and that goes for boutique festival Farr, one of the more unassuming festivals on the grid, it boasts a lineup that some established festivals could only dream of.

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Taking place from 14 - 16 July, Bygrave Woods will welcome the best in house and techno hosted by a multitude of top notch clubs, labels and party makers, including The Ransom Note, Sub Club, Dance Tunnel and Trouble Vision.

Thursday evening will see a Dutch takeover with Heist Recordings bringing Detroit Swindle, Frits Wentink, Nachtbraker and honorary Brit, Nebraska, to the Adventures in Success stage.

Friday and Saturday is when Farr really flaunts its curation expertise. Move D, Jeremy Underground and Hunee are just a few names heading up Electric Minds at main stage, The Shack, while Dance Tunnel presents ItaloJohnson, Francis Inferno Orchestra and club owner Dan Beaumont.

Trouble Vision host the set on everybody’s lips, a six-hour B2B2B with Hessle Audio friends and affiliates Ben UFO, Joy Orbison and Midland, concurrently Eglo Records' Funkineven and Smallville’s Moomin take over the This Must Be The Place stage for Tessellate.

If that isn’t quite enough to tickle your fancy, Kon and Bell Towers head up The Raj Mahal, Andrew Weatherall & Sean Johnston present their night ‘A Love From Outer Space’ at the Hidden Palace and DBridge and Skeptical present a DnB takeover at Big Tims.

As we saunter into Saturday, Sub Club take over The Shack with John Talabot, ex Trouw resident Job Jobse, Palms Trax and a father son B2B from Jasper James and Harri. Elsewhere Ransom Note host a techno driven roster including Optimo, Helena Hauff, Paranoid London and Young Marco, while the weekend’s live sets see Olaf Stuut and Hubert Kirchner shutting down The Terrace and Auntie Flo and Afriquoi bringing world flavours to This Must Be The Place.

Gilles Peterson will be sharing his enviable collection alongside old timers Terry Farley and Mike Dunn over at the Hidden Palace and London party makers, Stevie Wonderland, present Ben Pearce and Project Pablo at new stage, the Raj Mahal.

Promising more than just music, Farr have also collated a jam packed agenda of morning yoga sessions, film screenings, and most importantly, the introduction of new hot showers.

There isn’t long to go before lift off, so get those all important tickets copped and those feet suitably prepped for a weekend of dancing. 

For Weekend & Day tickets and more information visit the Farr Festival website

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