Category Festival Number 6

More Acts Announced for Festival No.6 including Irvine Welsh and Adam Buxtons BUG

More Acts Announced for Festival No.6 including Irvine Welsh and Adam Buxtons BUG

We are delighted to reveal more additions to the No.6 Arts, Culture & Comedy programme. Returning again, Irvine Welsh will be talking about Trainspotting and Acid House, Kevin Allen on Tin Town (the eagerly awaited sequel to Twin Town), iconic French musician Jean-Claude Vannier rescoring Serge Gainsbourg (live), the brilliant Maxine Peake curating her own stage – Peaky’s Parlour, Adam Buxton’s BUG: David Bowie Special, panelist extraordinaire Henning Wehn, Charlotte Church in conversation, Goldie with Mary Anne Hobbs, Steve Davis, Ian Martin, Diane Morgan, Simon Armitage, and many more, and of course the return of the Brythoniaid Welsh Male Voice Choir and the magical Heliosphere.

They will be joining The Flaming Lips, Bloc Party and Mogwai and a very special 50th anniversary celebrat...

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Festival No 6 announce first wave of artists The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Bloc Party

Festival No 6 announce first wave of artists The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Bloc Party

Multi-award winning Festival No.6 (7-10 September) has today announced the headliners for this year’s festival – The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Bloc Party.

Topping the bill is a band that needs no introduction – The Flaming Lips. Following critical acclaim for their 14th studio album – Oczy Mlody – the psychedelic adventurers will be treating the No6 audience to a plethora of quirky hits from their incredible 30 year career and an unparalleled live show. Will Wayne’s new muse and collaborator Miley Cyrus be accompanying? You’ll have to wait until September…

Also headlining with a UK festival exclusive is Mogwai...

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Competition – Win a pair of tickets for Festival No.6 2016

Competition - Win a pair of tickets for Festival No.6 2016

Festival No.6 2016

Festival No.6 – Portmeirion’s award winning music, arts and culture festival.

 

A festival unlike any other, in a place like no other, Festival No.6 is an intimate, bespoke banquet of music, arts and culture, taking place over the weekend of the 1-4 September in the magical village of Portmeirion, Wales, home of the cult TV series The Prisoner.

The carefully curated and eclectic line-up includes Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Hot Chip, Bastille, C Duncan, Django Django, Echo & The Bunnymen, Frances, JP Cooper, Lucy Rose, Oh Wonder, Super Furry Animals, Temples, Broken Social Scene and DJ sets from Andrew Weatherall, Ben UFO, The 2 Bears and Maribou State as well as an arts and culture programme that includes Irvine Welsh, Shaun Ryder, John Cooper Clarke and Ca...

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Festival No.6 Announces Lost In The Woods Line Up

Festival No.6 Announces Lost In The Woods Line Up

Festival No.6

Festival No.6 – the exhilarating finale of the UK’s summer festival season – has announced the acts for its much anticipatedLost in the Woods live stage.

Partnered this year with PRS for Music, the Lost in the Woods stage presents its best and most diverse bill yet with performances from across the musical spectrum.

Not just sponsoring the Lost In the Woods stage, PRS for Music has also curated the stage each day between noon and 3pm offering a perfect platform to showcase their innovative and exciting members with heavyweight headlining talent including avant-garde jazz experimentalists Melt Yourself Down, dreamy Brighton popsters Fickle Friends, dance-rock fusionists Pumarosa (all of whom have been supported by the PRS for Music Foundation) alongside alt-pop Beach ...

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Festival No.6 adds even more bands to its line-up

Festival No.6 adds even more bands to its line-up

Festival No.6

Super Furry Animals announced as very special guests

 

Broken Social Scene, Temples, M. Ward, Gold Panda, Eagulls, A Certain Ratio and many more join the bill

Celebrating its fifth year, the multi-award winning Festival No.6 has today announced the second wave of artists to join an already impressive live bill.

Playing Portmeirion for the first time, special guests and local heroes Super Furry Animals will be performing before a home crowd at No.6.  Described by Billboard magazine as “one of the most imaginative bands of our time” SFA need no introduction but needless to say the psychedelic troubadours set will certainly be a highlight of this year’s festival.

Joining the line-up is Canadian indie-rock supergroup Broken Social Scene and fresh from recording thei...

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Hot Chip & Bastille to headline Festival No.6, 2016

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Hot Chip & Bastille to headline Festival No.6, 2016

Festival No.6, 2016

Blossoms, Aurora, C Duncan, Roots Manuva, Roisin Murphy and many more also confirmed in first wave

Multi-award winning Festival No.6 has today announced the headliners for this year’s festival – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Hot Chip and Bastille.

Closing the festival this year is Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. The outspoken father of alternative-rock, undoubtedly the most influential British musician of the last two decades, will perform an incomparable set on the Sunday night packed full of some of the most iconic hits of a generation.

Headlining Saturday night are genre-busting dance nerds Hot Chip. Following widespread critical acclaim for their sixth studio albumWhy Make Sense? the indietronic troubadours are guaranteed to deliver joyous s...

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Festival No.6 announces 2016 Weekend Tickets now on sale

Festival No.6 announces 2016 Weekend Tickets now on sale

Festival No.6

Following the massive success of this year’s sold-out Festival No.6, organisers have announced that a limited amount of first tier tickets are now on sale.

This year’s event – which welcomed 15,000 revelers – saw incredible performances across the board including indie-pop sensations Belle and Sebastian, electronic pioneers Metronomy, Manchester legends James and an incredible finale from the truly sensational Grace Jones who brought the festival to a spectacular close leaving an indelible imprint of No.6 magic on the captivated audience.

Said festival founder, Gareth Cooper: “We couldn’t be happier with the response and the love that this year’s festival has received and we are delighted to announce tickets for 2016 are now on sale.

We introduced some ...

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Grace Jones Closes Festival No 6 2015 – Gallery

Grace Jones Closes Festival No.6

Grace Jones festival No.6

This evening (Sunday September 6) saw singer, songwriter, model, actor, enigma and legend Grace Jones close the sold out Festival No.6. As the fourth Portmeirion event drew to a close, festival founder Gareth Cooper said: “It’s been another incredible festival with show stopping performances across the board. Our wonderful guests were as ever amazing, generating an unparalleled atmosphere, but the star of the show yet again was Portmeirion itself – with the sun shining there truly isn’t a more beautiful setting on earth. Be seeing you all next time.” 
Grace Jones Closes Festival No 6 2015 - Gallery

Grace Jones Festival No 6 2015

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Festival No. 6 – Saturday Images

Belle and Sebastian play to a huge crowd during their headline performance on the Main Stage at Festival No. 6

Belle and Sebastian Festival No. 6

Saturday Images

Catfish and the Bottlemen perform at sunset on the second day of Festival No.6

Catfish and the Bottlemen Festival No.6

Caught in the bubble, Festival No. 6

Caught in the bubble, Festival No. 6

Crowds enjoy the sunshine around the Estuary Stage at Festival No. 6

Crowds enjoy the sunshine around the Estuary Stage at Festival No. 6

James Bay delivers a powerful performance on the Main Stage at Festival No. 6

James Bay Festival No. 6

Steve Coogan speaks to a packed piazza on Saturday afternoon at Festival No. 6

Steve Coogan Festival No. 6

Sparks drummers festival number 6

Sparks drummers festival number 6

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Festival No.6 Sells Out – Limited amount of Sunday tickets still available

Festival Number 6 announces woodlands line-up

Festival Number 6

Festival No.6 – the exhilarating finale of the UK’s summer festival season – has sold out for the first time a week ahead of opening its gates to the public.

The final weekend pass for the 15,000 capacity event was purchased on Friday 28 August with only a small amount of day tickets for Sunday still available.

Said Gareth Cooper, Festival No6 founder:  “Festival No6 has grown from strength to strength since 2012 and going into the forth year we are delighted to have sold out. It’s a truly unique festival in probably the most stunning setting in the world. Add to that the incredibly rich content from across the music, arts and culture spectrums from Grace Jones to Mark Ronson to Steve Coogan it’s not really a surprise we’ve reached capacity...

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