Help make Napton rock

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Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Napton Festival - to be held on Friday June 28 and Saturday June 29 at a new venue.

Headlining this year will be Rugby band the Jellyheads, who specialise in early punk era songs from the likes of the Sex Pistols, The Stranglers and The Clash.

Other bands include folk rock band The Fallows, blues band Laurence Jones Band, Trouble with Tuesday, Steven Bor, Trip to the Sun, Brave New Storm and loads of others. This year’s festival will be held in the grounds of Napton village hall, which has fantastic views of the open country side – perfect to enjoy the sounds of summer.

After last year’s wash-out summer the organisers have scaled down this year’s festival, which is set to be more intimate after the positive feedback from the smaller festivals in 2009 and 2010.

For that reason, tickets are limited to 500. As usual there will be a well stocked bar and food stalls. Camping spots will also be available.

Gordon Clarke, one of the organisers, said: “We have the usual high standard of bands with four bands on Friday headlined by Coventry band The Fallows and ten bands on Saturday headlined by The Jellyheads.

“We will, as usual, be serving from the ever popular beer tent a range of ales and lagers as well as our Pimms and champagne lounge.

“It’s going to be a great weekend of music so we’d advice people book tickets early to avoid disappointment.”

Camping can be booked through the festival’s website for £5 per person per night and under 12s can camp free. Tickets cost £15 for adults, £10 for under 18s and under 12s get in free. For more information see