This was our first visit to Valley Fest and having heard from the festival’s music programmer, John Blakeley earlier in the year about the festival’s rebrand, we were excited to see what was on offer. Blakeley told us to expect music later into the evenings, with some more mainstream offerings to complement their usual eclectic …

John Blakeley is the man behind the music booking at some of Bristol’s best loved intimate venues – Canteen, No 1 Harbourside, Old Market Assembly and Wardrobe Theatre. He also programmes the music for nearby hidden gem, Valley Fest. It’s during this long-standing career that’s focussed on bringing quality music to its deserved platform, that …

Growing out of humble beginnings as a small, foodie-orientated festival, Valley Fest is the brainchild of Luke Hasell, who took over his family farm in 2014 when both his parents sadly died within a few years of each other. His first port of call was to make the farm organic, his second was creating Valley …

Finding its roots as a foodie festival, Valley Fest has expanded its music programme year on year. Held just outside Bristol on Chew Valley Lake, with the festival’s proximity, increasingly impressive lineup, organic ethos, foodie offerings and beautiful lakeside location, it’s fast becoming a Bristol favourite.  Headlining this year’s Valley Fest is Razorlight, Tom Odell, Basement …

Local green festival Valley Fest will be bringing you an eclectic selection of live and electronic musicians at this year’s event. Expect the likes of headliners Jose Gonzalaz, DJ Yoda (AV set), Elder Island, Eva Lazarus and many more. 4-6 August // £110 // Chew Magna Facebook event // tickets August highlights are brought to …