Music & Entertainment
Open your eyes and your ears to so much incredible local talent with a day full of live music to keep you dancing along.
With 3 stages for you to enjoy; Our celebrated Main; The Acoustic and The Theatre there is plenty to keep you tapping, jiving and laughing throughout the afternoon.
The Main Stage
The Acoustic Stage
The Band With No Name
A band that has once been described, “The Band With No Name” will take you on a rock journey which may change your life, and not always for the better! What they lack in musical ability they make up in good looks and charm. They will be loud, they will be punctual, and they will be over with before you know it.
Known for their energetic, funny, and extremely entertaining performances!A night full of laughs and dancing – do not miss!
Restless Oceans is a 4-piece acoustic band from Oxfordshire and Bucks, playing upbeat folk-rock inspired originals. The group thrives on bringing together their voices, guitars, violin and acoustic beats to create a unique blend of catchy riffs with intricate vocal and instrumental harmonies.
The Vibe are Tanya, Kev, Phil and Guy. Their set lists have evolved over the years from mainly funk/soul and now includes rock, new, maybe a little country but of course with a slightly different vibe. So come and join the party, smile and get dancing.
Still Breathing are a newly formed band with guys who have been around a while – plus a youngster who keeps us going! Mainly rock based, we play anything we like – and we’re pretty sure you’ll like it too.
Prog Floyd are an Oxfordshire based progressive rock band performing Pink Floyd songs.‘Great band. Close your eyes and you would think they are the real thing.
The Bucks cellos first performed in St Mary’s church, Thame as part of Octocello (8 cellos) where they raised £2.5k for the charity Mind. They perform a huge variety of music (Bach to Beatles) often arranged by Chris and their instruments range in age from 3 to 260 years old. Their next gig is at the Brill Beer Festival!
India Yates is a local singer songwriter who released her debut EP ‘My Friend From New York’ earlier this year. Taking her influences from Fleetwood Mac and Simon and Garfunkel to Taylor Swift, she is delighted to be performing at Haddenham Summerfest, sharing her own music as well as some more familiar sounds.
West London based artist Ellis Bloom serves up a range of genres from folk rock and acoustic blues to psychedelic rock and emotional ballads, all while keeping grounded with chilled, melodic chords and experimental guitar licks. His debut album Stupor presents these genres beautifully in this self produced 12 track LP. His acoustic sets often include a mix of his own material and indie covers.
Kiera Gabrielle is a singer songwriter from Chinnor. She writes and records her own music in her bedroom, where she has created her own home studio.Her songs can be found on all streaming platforms, with lyric and music videos on her YouTube channel.
The Antipoet, Paul Eccentric and Ian Newman, are together the world’s finest exponents of beatrantin’rhythm ‘views! Having become somewhat successful over the last decade, they have tirelessly toured the poetry, comedy and music circuits and have appeared at countless festivals including, Glastonbury, Bestival, Edinburgh, Brighton, Rebellion, LakeFest and now Summerfest!
Neil Wetherell and Vanessa Kemp
Neil and Vanessa are a semi-acoustic music duo from rural Oxfordshire.
Into the South
Delicate, clear music like a crystal pearl with stunning musicians. When they start to play you are immediately in their song, in their world. Remarkable experience! Highly recommended!
A blues influenced acoustic duo based in London. Having gigged around the country performing blues covers they have just launched their first album of original music which ranges from rural acoustic blues to Americana and rock.
Cheers for the Beers! (& Gin!)
With probably the largest selections of beers & ciders available for a one-day festival there is plenty for you to try.
It’s not just beers; Real Ales, Stouts, Ciders, Craft & Pilsner, but a range of Gins, Pimms and Wine to help make the day fly by. As well as a wide selection of non-alcoholic options.
Fun fact: since 2004 we have poured over 600,000 pints and mixed over 20,000 Pimm's!
100+ Real Ales
From breweries throughout the UK. Barley, hops and summer specials
A range of over 20 different gins, some favourites as well as some newbies
Craft Ales and Lagers
What should I choose next from such a wide selection of Craft Ales and Lagers?
Ciders & Perrys
Over 35 different ciders varieties from around the UK.
Pimms on the Lawn
While watching the world go by (or even while dancing)
Food Glorious Food
Pairing great beer with great food has never been easier. From banging burgers to spicy delights, take time out to stroll through our many food stalls to find your favourite bite. Gluten Free options are available.
Fun fact: since 2004 we've dished out over 80,000 snacks and meals! Which delicious option will you go for? Check out some of the mouth-watering options from local food providers, below.
Delicious vegan food. Break the barriers and come open minded into discovering the wave of plant based foods, for the mind body and soul.
Gurkha Street Food
The authentic flavour of the Himalayas including Gorkhali curry, Nepali Noodles and Sherpa Momos
OMG Street Food
Indulgence - we take some street food favourites and do them justice by using outstanding local produce and keeping everything handmade and delicious.
Enjoy the authentic, distinctive taste that of a log fired Neapolitan oven gives a pizza. Freshly made, in just one minute!
Provided by Haddenham Lodge with profits going to local good causes.
Experience Brazil's most popular street food including Coxinhas and Churros
The mouth-watering taste of Mexican Street Food from Baja Cantina.
The Pork Shack
A fusion of Pan Asian flavours with a twist, with influences from Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Vietnam & more
Kings Comfort Food
Kings offers the ever popular dishes of fried chicken and waffles, mac-cheese and chilli and rosemary cornbread. Perfect beer food!
Just like being on one of the Greek islands! Excellent food and great service.
A range of delicious waffles with different chocolates and topping to suit everyone’s tastebuds!!
Stratton Audley Ice Cream
Delicious homemade ice cream from Stratton Audley Barn
Delicious vegan food from burgers to bowls
Paella, Paella, Paella and a bit more Paella
South African and fusion street food
Great tasting wood fired pizza
Burritos and Nachos
Chiltern Artisan Biltong
Real biltong in beef and venison
Waffles on Wheels
Sweet & savoury waffles
Haddenham Masonic Lodge
Charity BBQ, hot dogs & burgers
Authentic Greek Cuisine
Howes Fish & Chips
Straight up fish, and chips
We Will Wok You
Asian inspired rice & noodles
OMG Street Food
Slow roasted meats & American dogs
Sweet & savoury mini churros from Brazil
Authentic Indian samosas, paneer rolls, spring rolls and pakoras.
Barista coffee, smoothies & hot chocolate
The big red ice cream van!
Exceptional cookies and tray bakes
Sweetie Hut Co
A day out for all generations, with crafts, games and entertainment for the children.
Areas set aside for those who want to bring a Gazebo and create their own base camp.
Quiet areas for those who want to meet up with friends, old and new. The perfect day out for everyone.
Free balloon art available all day – Family Zone
Flower Crown Workshop
12:30pm and 2:45pm Make your own in the Craft Tipi (sign up).
Football skills workshop
1:00pm in the Football Area, run by Thame United Youth FC
Create a Shield workshop
1:15pm and 4:15pm in the Craft Tipi (sign up)
Becoming Mama Baby Massage
1:30pm and 3:30pm in the Baby Zone
Festival Hair workshop
1:30pm in the Workshop Area (sign up)
Party Poppers Magic Show
1:30pm and 4:15pm on the Theatre Stage, Main field
Festival Ribbon Skirt workshop
2pm and 3:30pm in the Craft Tipi (sign up)
3pm-6pm in the Family Zone (£)
Street Dance Workshop
3:30pm in the Workshop Area
Theatre Dance Workshop
4:15pm in the Workshop Area
Serving Beer, Lager, Cider, Pimms, Gin and soft drinks to 4,000+ people requires many hands, as does putting up the site and taking it all down again. So, if you fancy lending a helping hand as a volunteer then all you have to do is contact us at email@example.com and we will put you onto our register and will be in touch to see how you can support us.
Summerfest is run for the community, by the community. Your brand and business can contribute to our success and the funds we raise by becoming one of our community sponsors. Giving you the chance to support your community.
Charity & Community
With technology, learning zones and play areas
Red Kite Radio
With help to launch and updating equipment to keep the village informed
Haddenham Community Vehicle
Helping to get Carrie on the road and supporting the local community
Local Sports Teams & Clubs
Including tennis, cricket, football for all ages with a wide variety of support