CORNBURY FESTIVAL 2009, JULY 11th & 12th

COUTING FOR GIRLS, SUGABABES, THE PRETENDERS, JOE JACKSON, THE MAGIC NUMBERS, IMELDA MAY, TEDDY THOMPSON, SHARLEEN SPITERI, EDDI READER, THE DAMNED PLUS MANY MORE

The UK’s most beautiful boutique festival continues its eclectic musical tradition as it announces the line up for its 6th glorious year. With a fusion of indie pop Brit nominees Scouting for Girls and ‘Belle de Jour’ Imelda May, the stage is shared with inimitable girl group The Sugababes and Chrissie Hynde’s legendery rock outfit The Pretenders.

“Cornbury is a unique experience in all manner of ways”, says promoter Hugh Phillimore. “We’re immensely proud of our musical diversity and family friendly ethos. Where else could you see The Damned and the Sugababes on one bill?”

The festival embraces the ‘something for everyone’ approach. From alt rockers The Magic Numbers and rising stars Teddy Thompson and Ava Leigh, to the retro classic chic of Sharleen Spiteri, Cornbury attracts festival goers from all age ranges and with all manner of tastes.

Cornbury is about its beautiful Cotswold location, fantastic food, hot air balloons, the madness of the many morris dance pageant, children’s theatre workshops, great festival shops and a huge fairground all held together by a carefully selected spectrum of top music talent. Typically English – eccentric, eclectic and inclusive – a farmers’ market with a dancefloor, a county fayre with a rock ‘n’ roll twist indeed!

“The Most charming festival you will ever attend” – UNCUT
“Lush rolling countryside…champagne…VIP tents – I had a great time” – Dom Joly, THE INDEPENDENT
“Set in the natural bowl of the oak-strewn, verdant slopes of the Cornbury estate, it lays claim to the cleanest, cosiest and classiest fest that I have ever frequented” – MARIE CLAIRE
“Cornbury…family friendly, with plenty of face-painting and sideshows to keep the kids happy” – THE OBSERVER

ENDS…

Notes to the editor:

• For all ticket information please visit www.cornburyfestival.com
• Tickets prices:- Adult weekend with camping £110/under 16 £65, Day tickets – Adult £55/under 16 £27.50
• Cornbury Festival is promoted by Hugh Phillimore and is produced by Cornbury Music Festival Ltd and Music Producers Sound Advice Ltd
• Cornbury takes place on 11th and 12th of July 2009 at the Cornbury Park Estate, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3EH.
• Cornbury Festival is 30 minutes from Oxford and 75 minutes from London
• Parking is free at the festival grounds

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