Sunrise Celebration Release 200 more Extra Solstice Night Tickets

·     Sunrise Celebration Festival, 21st-24th June. Solstice weekend, 2012. Somerset, UK.

·     Due to high demand the festival have released an extra 200 Solstice night tickets for 48hrs only! Starting 18th April.

·     Buy a Sunrise festival ticket, go online and book a space for Wed 20th June for acoustic jamming, ceremony and dancing up the dawn.

The team at Sunrise festival, 21st – 24th June, has been working hard to keep up with the requests for their extra Solstice night tickets and with the 1000 tickets on offer selling out in record time, and demand being so high they have decided to release an extra 200 from the 18th April for 48 hours only!

To be in with a chance of being one of these lucky 200, ticket holders should go to the Sunrise website to find out how apply. For anyone who hasn’t bought a ticket yet and would like to be a part of this very special occasion there’s still time to get a Sunrise ticket and apply. With the extra cost of the solstice night being a £5 donation to the Natural Communities Foundation, the charity that Sunrise is run in aid of, this is great value for money.

The festival, which is usually a four-day event, decided to celebrate their change to the solstice dates, for 2012 only, by opening their gates one day early for an intimate gathering for 1000 Sunrisers of acoustic jamming and ceremony to welcome in the solstice dawn.

Sunrise, traditionally held at the beginning of June has changed its dates to mark their 7th birthday. The festival began on these dates seven years ago when Glastonbury festival last had a break and has since become not only “the UK’s most sustainable festival”, and winner of numerous awards, but also one of it’s most charming and well loved due to its intimate friendly atmosphere and heartfelt vibe. With families and party goers alike praising the event for it’s great music, informative talks and workshops from the UK’s leading experts on sustainable issues, and its pioneering organic food and drinks policy, plus the whole festival is powered on 100% sustainable energy.

“My cynicism has been dangerously dulled from exposure to so much goodwill”, Stefan Mohamed, Never Enough Notes

With a great music and talks line up and rich content from new areas, including the exciting Tibetan Village area and the expanded kids area with fairground and Helter Skelter to the old familiars like Chai Wallahs and the Village Green, all held within 6 arenas and 35 venues Sunrise have out done themselves this year in creating a birthday party filled with wonders and wows and is one festival this summer that is not to be missed!

“Anyone looking for a festival to fill the Glastonbury-shaped hole left by Michael Eavis’s decision to let his land lie fallow and lend his loos to London in 2012 need look no further than nearby Bruton, in Somerset”, said Steve Hawkes, BBC News Online.

Music line up includes: The Imagined Village, Gaudi, The Egg, Warsaw Village Band, Mungos Hi Fi Ft. Soom T & Mr Williamz, Hidden Orchestra, Dizraeli and The Small Gods, Banco De Gaia, Benji Vaughan (Younger Brother/ Twisted), Yes Sir Boss, Laid Blak, The Destroyers, Sheelanagig, Gabby Young and Other Animals, Pronghorn, King Porter Stomp, Resonators, Master Blasters, Carny Villains… much much more.

Talks line up includes: Peter Owen Jones (BBCs Extreme Pilgrim/Around the World in 80 Faiths), Sheikh Ahmad Dede (Sufi Whirling Master), Leo Rutherford (UK Shamanism pioneer and author), Maddy Harland (Editor of Permaculture Magazine, Patrick Whitefield (UKs leading Permaculturalist), Jonathan Cainer (Famed Astrologer), and Tim Freke (The Jesus Mysteries), to name a few.

To find out more about line up, how to get those prized solstice tickets and content visit the brand new and visually stunning Sunrise website:

Ticket info: Adults £115 + BF in advance £140 on the gate (subject to availability), Children £25, Teens £75 and student and family discounts available.

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