Scrumpy & Western Extravaganza

The Scrumpy & Western Extravaganza was a one-off festival celebrating 50 years of the West Country’s very own musical genre, featuring its godfathers The Wurzels.

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We are delighted to announce this one-off celebration of all things Scrumpy & Western on 21st and 22nd July 2017 at Fernhill Farm in Somerset.

The covered barn stage will host the very best cider-fuelled, dung-kickin’ acts in the West Country, headlined on the Saturday night by none other than the Godfathers of Scrumpy & Western The Wurzels.

Other acts already confirmed for this extravaganza of cider, music and camping include The Skimmity Hitchers, Surfin Turnips, Bill Smarme and The Bizness, The Inbredz, Corky, The Shinkickers, Dorset Phil, The Scrumpy Swillers, the Rock N Roll Town Crier and Wreckers Morris with more to come!

Tent camping is included in the ticket price and live-in vehicles are welcome for an extra charge.

Weekend and day tickets are available NOW from (booking fees apply)

A limited number of half price tickets for under-14s are also available (ticket holder must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18+).

Please note that Fernhill Farm is a working farm and therefore no dogs, fires or glass are allowed anywhere on site.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
1.) When and where is the Scrumpy & Western Extravaganza taking place?

21st and 22nd July, 2017, at Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin, Somerset, BS40 6LD.

2.) What types of ticket are available?

Weekend and Friday / Saturday only tickets are available. There a limited number of half price tickets for under-14s. Tent camping is included in the ticket price but live-in vehicles will be charged £5 per night extra.

You will receive a confirmation email upon purchase. Tickets are sent by email two weeks before the event.

3.) When do the gates open and close?

The gates open at 14:00 on Friday 21st July (for weekend and Friday-only ticket holders) and close at 21:00.

Gates re-open at 10.00 on Saturday 22nd July (for Saturday-only ticket holders) and close at 21:00.

Friday-only ticket holders must leave the site by midday on Saturday 22nd July.

Weekend and Saturday-only ticket holders must leave the site by midday on Sunday 23rd July.

4.) Will there be vegetarian / vegan food?

There will be a choice of vegetarian food with vegan options available. All the vegetarian food is prepared separately from the other food.

5.) Can I bring my own food and drink to the festival?

You may bring a reasonable amount of your own food and drink for personal consumption on the campsite but only food and drink purchased at the event may be consumed in the festival area. NO GLASS BOTTLES will be allowed onto the site. Supporting the bar is vital to keeping ticket and bar prices down. Personal alcohol limits on entry to campsite are 12 cans beer/cider or 3 litres of wine/cider (boxes only). Strictly no spirits.

6.) Do you take credit cards and is there an ATM on site?

Unfortunately the answer to these questions are both no. Only cold hard cash will be accepted at the festival and due to the remote location and size of the festival it is not feasible to install an ATM. You can buy your tickets online in advance with credit/debit cards.

7.) Where can we smoke?

Smoking is only permitted in the outside areas as per UK law. Both stages are undercover so you will need to step outside to partake in smoking your pipe/cigarette/shisha. Remember to use the ash-trays provided as butts all over the floor is neither pretty or healthy to the soil.

8.) Do you allow camper vans and caravans?

Yes, you can bring your Camper Van or Caravan. There are no electrical/water hook ups and you will have to pay for a live in vehicle. A steward will direct you to the area reserved for this.

9.) Are dogs, fires and glass allowed?

Strictly no dogs, fires or glass are allowed on site as this is a working farm. Please respect and follow this rule.

10.) Are there good toilet facilities and showers?

There are flushing toilets as well as compost loos & urinals. Showers are available for a nominal charge.

11.) Are children welcome at this event?

Children are welcome to attend this event but remain the responsibility of their parent / guardian at all times. Fernhill is a working farm and attention should be paid to prohibited areas which will be clearly marked. There will at times be slow-moving vehicles using the track through the camping area. There are no activities specifically for children however the air is clean and the grass is lush! Please note that some of the live acts may have material more suitable for adults.


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