August events: Step into another world at Boomtown Fair

Winchester, Hampshire

Enter a festival with an entire storyline behind it, and become part of the next chapter of the tale.

Boomtown Fair isn't an ordinary music festival; it's a living, breathing alternate universe. Ruled over by the indomitable Comrade Jose, you can pick your home district and find a character for yourself, or simply sit back and watch the antics of the characters already there.

Each district has its own theme and music bill - DSTRKT 5 presents a dystopian, junkyard-styled area soundtracked by the latest in drum & bass, while Copper County represents Boomtown's past with a Wild West theme and a folk/Americana stage bill. Regardless of your preferred genre of music, there's a district for you; just be sure to make time for the international superstars headlining the Lions Den stage each night!

Boomtown Fair 2019 (or Chapter 11, as they prefer to call it) takes place between 7-11 August. Headliners include Ms Lauryn Hill, The Streets, Prophets of Rage and Chronixx.

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Boomtown's Bang Hai PalaceRebels at Boomtown's Bang Hai Palace © Jody Hartley
Lions Den Temple at Boomtown FairLions Den Temple at Boomtown Fair © Benjamin Paul
A View of Boomtown and its VillagesA View of Boomtown and its Villages © Daisy Brasington
Performance at Bang Hai PalacePerformance at Bang Hai Palace © Daisy Brasington

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