Category Archives: Boomtown Fair

WATCH :: Boomtown CH 10 “The Machine Cannot be Stopped” Official After-Film

Following the success of Boomtown’s tenth anniversary this August, the CH10 After-Film has been released. It captures the dramatic close to ten years of the Boomtown narrative.

The film also introduces a glimpse into the future for Boomtown; Chapter 11: A Radical City which revolves around the importance of environment and sustainability.

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WATCH :: Boomtown on Drugs – The Harm Reduction Story

Boomtown has created a short 15 minute documentary candidly discussing the dangers of drugs and openly addressing the issues drugs can cause at the festival, as well as in wider society.

In addition to enforcing legislation, this year Boomtown ‘put their head above the parapet’ and led a major drug awareness and safety drive, implementing a variety of harm reduction, education and awareness measures to inform and safeguard those in attendance.

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Gorillaz to Headline Boomtown Fair 2018

Gorillaz are the first headline act announced for Boomtown Fair 2018. The tenth Chapter of the musically diverse and theatrically led festival welcome the most ‘successful virtual band in the world’ the Gorillaz, in a one-off, UK exclusive 2018 performance.

Boomtown Fair takes place over 9th – 12th August 2018 at the Matterley Estate in Hampshire.

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Review :: Boomtown 2017, Chapter 9

Having heard great things about Boomtown, nothing could prepare us for the diverse landscape of arts, immersive theatre and incredible production we experienced this weekend (10-13th August) in Winchester.

This year brought the ninth chapter in Boomtown’s history, as its storyline developed with Bang Hai Industries taking over the districts. Headliners included The Specials, Skindred and MIA, as well as Sugar Hill Gang, Ziggy Marley and Frank Turner.

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