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Saturday 13th July 2024, 11.00am

Sodbury Fest 2024

The Ridings, Chipping Sodbury

Sodbury Fest, the popular beer, cider and live music festival is returning to the town for its third year on Saturday 13 July and will be hosted at The Ridings by Chipping Sodbury RFC who are celebrating 75 years in 2024.

The line up of live music for the day includes:

The Peppercorns - one of Bristol's most popular live Acoustic Duos,
Ross McKay - a flourishing young local acoustic solo
Seb Gibson – performing George Formby solo classics on his banjo.
Jimmy Lee & Dyligans - skiffle, rock ‘n roll, country & folk
The Cats Pyjamas - local trio who promote vibrant vintage 1940s sounds and fashion,
DJ Alistaire Lawrence - a regular at the Horseshoe pub in Sodbury
For The Record - covers 70's/80's to current
Freeze - early 80’s jazz funk band.

New for this year is free entertainment for kids, sponsored by Heidelberg Materials UK. DJ Bridgee'o's Entertainments will be hosting an inflatable arena for any kids (accompanied by a paying adult) to use as many times as they like and providing free squash and water.

There will also be performances from Panache Steel Band - an award-winning community-based steel band from Thornbury and local street dance troupe - Street Cred.

The evening will finish at 11pm following a 90-minute set from ‘Badness’, an acclaimed Madness tribute band who promise immense energy and excitement for festival goers to sing and dance along with.

Local food vendors include:

· Noodle Bar - delicious Chinese style noodles, rice, spring rolls and much more

· Carvery van - serving the infamous Yorkshire pudding wraps

· Carribean food

· Marshfield farm ice cream -serving delicious dairy ice cream and barista style coffee

· Ivy - tasty homemade donuts with various toppings, and slushies

Tickets are available online for £20 per person and will include a souvenir plastic cup and programme. Under 18’s are free of charge but must be accompanied by - and remain the responsibility at all times - of a paying adult.

Sodbury Fest Committee said: “We are so excited to bring back Sodbury Fest to The Ridings in 2024. We love seeing the local community come together and enjoy themselves whilst supporting their local rugby club which has been an integral part of the town for the past 75 years.

“The event attracts approximately 2,000 visitors a year to Chipping Sodbury. This year we have been lucky enough to secure sponsorship from a number of local businesses including Heidelberg Materials UK to be able to provide a free inflatable arena for the kids.

"We’re keeping our fingers crossed for good weather and looking forward to providing a day out for all the family with entertainment, drinks, food and lots of fun”.

For more information and to book your tickets visit the link below.

Camping is available at a cost of £10 per tent (pitches will be allocated on arrival).


Venue information

The Ridings, Chipping Sodbury
Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury, BS37 6PQ

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