Festival Guide: Farr Festival

Spring has sprung. That means summer is closer and festival season needs to be sorted ASAP. Farr Festival is a great place to start, assemble the crew, sort the tickets and root out your dancing shoes people.

A little forest 30 minutes outside London is transformed annually by bohemian-clad, like-minded partygoers, ingenious amphitheatre activation’s, lush lighting, world class DJs and performers. I give you Farr Festival 2017.

Get tickets for Farr Festival right here.

What’s Farr Festival then?

Farr festival is a 3-day boutique camping festival taking place between Thursday 13th and Saturday 15th of July 2017. Established in 2009, this is the eighth edition of the funky weekender and the organisers say that “2017 is a year to refine all the best bits of the last seven years”, it’s gonna be one hell of a party.

It’s an electronic music festival with a friendly psychedelic vibe. Famous for its fun-loving crowd; the Farr forest is the ideal place to plant yourself and forget about the “real” world for one wonderful weekend. By day you’ll be chillin out, maxin, relaxin all cool, by night you’ll be grooving with fishies outside of your school. … See what I did there? Implying all attendees are fish and you’ll be making new friends – mixing with other groups or schools of hypothetical fish… No? … Let’s just watch the 2016 after movie…

Where’s it happening?

Farr takes place in the isolated forest known as Bygrave Woods in Hertfordshire, England. It all goes down in the enchanted forest which is accessible through pathways made in the surrounding wheat fields.

The humble beginnings of Farr in 2009 saw a caravan abandoned in the woods take on new life as the party hub for festival goers. It was converted in to a stage! This original shack has run its race as a session facilitator and the site has evolved exponentially since these modest beginnings. The damn near perfect festival location is best seen through pictures:

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This year Farr Festival will venture deeper into the woods, boasting new stages, daytime experiences and an eclectic medley of producers, selectors and performers to warm your ears. They’ve only announced one wave of acts and I’m sold already. Check out some of the party starters below:

Todd Terje

Booka Shade

Floating Points

Mano Le Tough

Here’s the first wave of artists confirmed so far;

So what are you waiting for? Get tickets for Farr Festival right here.

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