The Guardian’s Best … For Summer 2013

So that was a blast!  What a way to celebrate 50 years.  Massive moments, great gigs, memories that will last a lifetime and new friends made.  Let's do it all again eh?  And we will.  See you all at the end of August in 2015 for what promises to be another amazing festival.  A new site, a new era but still your Towersey.

See our short film about the new site here...

More news on 2015 and a new look website coming soon....

And you can relive the last 50 years in our amzing book charting the history of this groundbreaking event. Find out more about
50 Years in the Making.

At Towersey it's all about great music, dance, spoken word, street theatre, visual art, film and song.  Add to that great campsites, beautiful surroundings and the very special feeling you get when you Festival at Towersey.  With 4 nights and 4 days of music “there is no better way to bring your summer holidays to a close”.

Songlines Magazine Top 10 UK Summer Festivals 2014

Q&A Blair Dunlop

Having released one of the most acclaimed acoustic albums of the year with House of Jacks, songwriter, guitarist Blair Dunlop prepares to return to Towersey Festival as a solo act and as part of Eliza Carthy’s Topic 75 celebration. [read more]

Q&A Lau's Kris Drever

As Lau, Martin Green, Aiden O’Rourke and Kris Drever have been pushing the boundaries of folk music since the mid ‘00s. Their collaborations have included releases and performances with folk singer Karine Polwart, Cream’s Jack Bruce, electronica pioneer Adem and Northern Sinfonia, while their stunning live performances have seen them win BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Best Band four times (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013). [read more]

Q&A Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson needs no introduction. From his ground-breaking work with Fairport Convention, to his more recent solo shows (which have seen him transform into a human jukebox), Thompson's skill as a musician and songwriter remain undiminished. Regularly appearing in Best Guitarist lists, and the recipient of countless awards, he'll be making his Towersey debut on Friday 22 August 2014 as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations. [read more]