august, 2018

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Event Details

(Image taken by Rob Ryder, Knebworth Park Photography at “Eastern Electrics Dance Festival”, Knebworth 2013)


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This summer sees the launch of a brand new epic music festival Cool Britannia — which will take place at Knebworth — the stately home of rock.


The Line-Up

Cool Britannia will feature some of the best of British rock and dance music. The Main Stage will be headlined by Happy Mondays and Ocean Colour Scene — with amazing supporting artists including Feeder, RazorlightEmbraceThe Lightning SeedsPeter Hook & The LightCastHeather SmallDodgySpaceToploaderThe South and more acts still to be announced.

The festival will also see the premier of ‘Britpop Classical’ which will feature a full orchestra together with rock band and guest soloists including The Farm’s Peter HootonRepublica’s Saffron and Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, with others to be announced, performing unique versions of Britpop classics.

Cool Britannia has also teamed up with the legendary Ministry of Sound. Housed in the Big Top, they will feature some of the best club DJs of the era including Todd TerryBrandon BlockJazzie B and Alfredo. Each night there will be apprearances by a host of club classic stars including Black BoxN-TranceRozallaAlison LimerickAngie Brown and Urban Cookie Collective.



The campsite opens at 14:00 on Friday, with the car park opening at 12 noon. The entertainment area will open at 18:00 on Friday. The car park opens at 11:00 on Saturday and Sunday. The arena opens at 12 noon, with the main stage starting at 14:00. The main stage will finish roughly around 22:30, and the entertainment area stays open until 01:00. 


Other Key Information

Outside the rocking arena, Cool Britannia will be tending to the needs of rock & dance music fans with camping, glamping, street food, themed bars, street entertainers, funfairs, kid-zone, fireworks, trade stands, karaoke and much more!

Please note: Knebworth House, Park, Gardens, Adventure Playground & Dinosaur Trail will be closed.

Tickets for this electrifying new festival are now on sale via the official festival website

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August 31 (Friday) - September 2 (Sunday)