Backwell Festival


Intergalactic theme

So in honour of Tim Peake, David Bowie, Star Wars and Professor Stephen Hawking, we’ve decided this year’s festival should be themed Intergalactic! Different areas of the festival field will be decorated accordingly, our entertainment line-up has some intergalactic links, and we invite you to dress up all weekend if you[…]


July 2nd & 3rd 2016 Your favourite festival just got BIGGER and BETTER! We now offer two fabulously cultural days of exciting, interactive and creative experiences for all ages, in our beautiful amphitheatre. Loads to explore! Loving local, but looking global, Backwell Festival shares its passion for world rhythms and inspirational[…]

World Beats – Festival Launch Party – April 23

We’re launching this year’s festival at one of the coolest venues in Bristol, bringing hypnotic afro-funk dance from one of Africa’s best bands, Harare and the smooth reggae sounds of the legendary, and award-winning, Troy Ellis. We’ve invited DJs Area Boys to take us into the wee small hours; Claire, our[…]

Celebrate Bowie

THANKS FOR A TRULY MEMORABLE NIGHT! FOR PHOTOS CLICK HERE Let’s dance and sway, and be kings and queen’s just for one day! Come celebrate the creative musical genius of one of our heroes on Saturday March 5th. An evening dedicated to David Bowie. Fantastical costume optional, but this is[…]