Preview: Alchemy Festival 2011

The UK’s 2011 psychedelic festival trip is coming to an end with Alchemy Festival, which is being held on a beautiful nature reserve in Lincolnshire, from between the 16 – 18 of September. Three days of music and entertainment with a psychedelia and electronica edge.  Stages include The Philosopher’s Stone stage, the liberty Stage, the Mushroom Stage, a psychedelic breakfast tent, the Kaplick solar stage, the Undertone Bass Culture tent and loads, loads more.

The Saturday headliner is still to be announced but already booked are the following, amazing, group of artists, bands and DJs: Here and Now, Zion Train, Nik Turner’s Outriders of Apocalypse, Radical Dance Faction, Rythmites, Banco de Gaia, Tarantism, Monster Celidh Band, Akahum, ZubZub, Sprocket, New Groove Formation, The Horn the Hunt, Flutatious, Lorraine, Zen Bicycle Band, Undertone DJ’s – Bass culture tent, Deviant Species, Scorb, Squid Inc, Belle Blue, Zetan Spore, Lunarsonic

Aside from the tunes they’ll also be: Foraging and homebrew classes; Performance skills; Buzzy Beats children’s workshops; a Music workshop & storytime; The Italian Job; Pizza Workshops; Gremlin Trikes and the Earthbound Misfits – who are a small tribe of people from all walks of life, whom share a passion of Street Theatre, Circus & Vaudeville Performance arts. Primarily they are jugglers but you will see that this is just one of the avant-garde art forms they perform and teach.

You Can Try Your Hand At One of the Following Skills:

* Juggling (scarves, balls, rings, clubs)
* Plate spinning, Yo-yo, Diabolo
* Devil & Rhythm Sticks
* Unicycle, Globe walking, Poi, Astro jax
* Stilt walking
* Rola Bola (teeter board)
* Cigar boxes, Clowning
* Performing, Balancing skills, Character acting
* Street Theatre Techniques

“Disclaimer: Before going any further by law we are obliged to bring to you attention this warning from the Ministry of Circus: All circus and street theatre arts are highly addictive and should notbe tried or attempted by anyone with weak wills or addictive traits to their personality. Earth Bound Misfits Ltd are not responsible for the addiction of the human race to circus and street theatre however we do provide a support service and drop in center so you can discuss your problems with like minded folk.”

Hopefully, we’ll see you all there in September to finish the festival season off with some psychedelic sparkle!

Under 16’s – £12
Family (2 adults and upto 3 under 16’s) – £140

Parking £8
Live in vehicle £20

For more information and tickets please visit: http://www.alchemyfestival.co.uk

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